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About Lucy Chabot Reed

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

Historic America’s Cup yacht replica visits New Bedford and beyond

A replica of the original yacht that started the America’s Cup tradition in 1851 is coming to Massachusetts. The 139-foot yacht America, a replica of the …

Legislation on importation offers to shift the time duty applies

About five years ago, when the Florida Yacht Brokers Association (FYBA) was bringing home its drive to cap the sales tax on boats sold in Florida at $18,000, …

Surf n’ Turf Chef Competition

About 300 people enjoyed a cook-off among eight yacht and restaurant chefs at the first Surf n’ Turf Chef Competition on April 16. Under a tent at Culinary …

Crew take to the greens with National Marine Suppliers

A full field of 144 golfers took to the links in Hollywood as part of National Marine Suppliers’ annual Yachty Nationals Invitational golf tournament. …

Publisher role a new challenge for Triton’s founding editor

This month, The Triton sets off on its 13th year. Since its inception in 2004, I have been the editor, bringing it to life and feeding it with only the most …

Crew well versed in how to create, fulfill best charters

At the U.S. Superyacht Association’s 2nd annual Superyacht Summit in mid-March, several industry leaders got to talking about the state of the industry and …

Palm Beach International Boat Show on Sunday

Triton networks with Nautical Ventures in N. Palm Beach

The Triton branched out with new coordinates for our third Wednesday networking event. Yacht industry professionals gathered at Nautical Ventures’ north …

How yacht crew couples impact the rest of the team

Bring up the subject of couples onboard and many captains will rattle off a story about how they were burned once by a couple, losing a great crew member when …

Captains manage asset, owner during refit

When most people think of yachting, they image the iconic images of Caribbean waters, medieval coastal towns and five-star private dinners. A critical part of …

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Captain builds tender for users’ comfort

Captain builds tender for users’ comfort

Story and photos by Tom Serio He’s a big guy, with a big voice, and with big miles under his keel. Now he has big goals. Capt. …

Owner’s View: Effort in captain-owner interview pays off

Owner’s View: Effort in captain-owner interview pays off

Owner’s View: by Melvyn Miller As is the case with owners of yachts, I have found it difficult to describe an average captain of a …

Ocean plastic removal program gets grant

Ocean plastic removal program gets grant

Photos by Lockhart Maclean Fort Lauderdale-based Mission Resolve Foundation has gifted Ocean Voyages Institute $25,000 as a challenge …

MarineMax acquires NJ

MarineMax acquires NJ

Clearwater, Florida-based MarineMax has acquired Fort Lauderdale-based brokerage firm Northrop & Johnson, a 71-year-old company that …

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