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What’s the most incredible weather event you have ever been through?

Anyone who’s been to sea has run into some weather. It might be motoring through a thunderstorm, hecticly running from an impending hurricane, or managing a …

Crew Eye: Sweeten up

Chef Tim MacDonald shared these photos of Stew Mon Starr-Hart preparing to serve a unique sweet tray. Assembled on a giant lollipop, the British and U.S. …

Triton on both sides of the equator

Yacht broker and former Capt. David Nichols took a trip to Ecuador last month, and brought his Triton along.  “In Quito, it has 12 hours of daylight year …

Chef Thierry Goulard dies over Valentine’s Day in St. Barts

By Graham Barnes Thierry was a larger-than-life character with a heart so kind and full of love. He appreciated every second of every day, always smiling and …

Crew Eye: Captain at work underwater

Capt. Kevin Davidson went deep to film and photograph hammerhead sharks off Bimini in the Bahamas in February. His job was to take still photos to add to …

Attitude up from down below, yacht engineer keeps humor

Editor’s note: Life is different for many yacht crew since the COVID-19 pandemic began to affect the industry in March. Engr. Pearson Adams now works to …

Triton Spotter: Miami Beach

Stew Vanessa Vaporis sent a Triton Spotter from Sunset Harbour Yacht Club in Miami Beach. She works on the 95-foot Sunseeker M/Y Persistence and loves taking a …

Triton Spotter: Fort Lauderdale

This bicyclist was spotted waiting for the closing of the 17th Street Causeway Bridge in Fort Lauderdale in February. Over the past 15 years, The Triton has …

Crew Eye: A successful catch and release, times three

Chef Chris Parthemore, left, and First Mate Tom Robertson at anchor just outside Gustavia, St. Barts, in February. “Tom got the first fish on, it was his …

Triton Spotter: Atlanta Boat Show

The Triton was spotted at the Atlanta Boat Show in January with David Prince, owner of Grass Shack at Lake Lanier, along with Mike Moulder of Keller Williams …

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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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