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Lucy Chabot Reed is publisher and founding editor of The Triton.

Transport ship departs Palma after ballast incident

By Lucy Chabot ReedPhotos by Estela Shipping Agency DYT transport ship M/V Super Servant 4, departed Palma this morning en route to Genoa after losing power …

Which is your favorite shift to stand watch?

This week’s question wasn’t so hard. While we thought the daylight shifts would get loads of support, most of the captains and crew piping in on our social …

Veteran stew launches online courses; first up, wine

By Lucy Chabot Reed Veteran Chief Stew Alene Keenan has launched an online wine course to help interior crew demystify the oh-so-serious topic of wine. Unlike …

Yacht crew strum some love back home to South Africa

By Lucy Chabot Reed Not even a global pandemic can keep yacht crew creativity sequestered. The captain and chief engineer of M/Y My Aurora, a 120-foot (36m) …

Crew use COVID downtime to make a difference

By Lucy Chabot Reed Yacht crew all over the world have found interesting and creative ways to make a difference during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. In the …

Yacht yard gets busy as COVID quiet wears off

Story by Lucy Chabot ReedPhotos by Tom Serio A recent walk around Universal Marine Center in Fort Lauderdale gave the impression of a busy spring season. …

Yachts at UMC can be shown for sale in new FTZ

By Lucy Chabot Reed Universal Marine Center in Fort Lauderdale has received authorization from U.S. Customs and Border Protection to function as a foreign …

Triton Survey: Most yachts have not cut salaries, half have cut jobs

By Lucy Chabot Reed Nearly two-thirds of the more than 100 captains who responded to this week’s Triton Survey indicated they have not cut salaries in the …

Monaco20: Large builder, broker groups will not exhibit in Monaco

Two of the yachting industry’s significant trade associations have sent a letter to the organizers of the Monaco Yacht Show stating that their members do not …

PBIBS20: Palm Beach show opens with horn blast

The first ever virtual Palm Beach International Boat Show opened this morning with a sounding of the horns at the virtually empty waterfront in downtown West …

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Veteran captain joins Derecktor Fort Pierce

Veteran captain joins Derecktor Fort Pierce

UPDATED Capt. Glen Allen, who spent the past 13 years with Fleet Miami, has taken a position as sales manager with Derecktor Fort …

Detroit firm acquires Luke Brown

Detroit, Michigan-based KAM Yacht Sales has acquired Fort Lauderdale-based brokerage firm Luke Brown Yachts. Founded in 2006, KAM Yacht …

Fort Lauderdale broker launches firm, acquires Neptune

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