Dorie Cox

Dorie Cox, who served as the former editor of The Triton, continues to contribute stories for our readers.

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Dorie Cox is a writer with Triton News.

Stew’s service not just for charter guests

Last year, Chief Stew Jodi Samuel signed up for a volunteer project in Africa. She asked her 400 Facebook friends to donate money to her cause. But no one did.…

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Stirling-Perkins is a blend

Lizabeth Anne Stirling-Perkins is a yacht chef who paints. But she’s also an artist who cooks. There is no separating her from either. As a freelance chef, she has worked…

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Derecktor installs 820-ton lift

Derecktor of Florida began construction of a new 820 metric ton (900 short ton) mobile boat hoist in July. The new lift will accommodate vessels nearly 200 feet in length…

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How captains hire in the yachting industry

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox Today’s crew share personal information up front on their CVs. Prominent are their color photographs, nationalities, marital status and whether they have tattoos or…

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Spark goes out in South Florida yacht industry

When William Ward Eshleman was born in 1915, boats passed through a small, man-made cut to the Atlantic Ocean from Ft. Lauderdale, a town of about 3,000 residents. Boats had…

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Battling kidney disease, Amy Beavers finds life at MPT

Originally published October 3, 2011 By Dorie Cox Amy Beavers is surrounded by most of the things that are important to her when she’s at work at Maritime Professional Training…

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From the Bridge: Yacht accidents leave a mark on captains’ careers

By Dorie Cox Yacht captains often are fired after the yacht they run is involved in a crash, fire or sinking. At this month’s Triton From the Bridge luncheon, we…

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Jetpack flies onto yacht charter scene

Now humans can fly solo over the sea with little more than a bathing suit and a jetpack. And with the Jetlev R200, a futuristic water-powered craft, yacht charter guest…

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Encountering pirates changes you

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M/Y Linda Lou, a 60m Lurssen, needed to depart West Palm Beach to travel to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. As Capt. Michael Schueler prepared for the trip halfway…

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Chef-prepared foods are main ingredient of yacht crews’ new business

By Dorie Cox Eten is the name of the new food company recently opened by two former yacht crew. It’s pronounced like the vernacular “eatin'” and references eating in both Belgian…

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