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Triton networks with Ocean Wine and Spirits for the holidays

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A slightly chilly night brought out nearly 100 people for Triton Networking with Ocean Wine & Spirits on Las Olas in Fort Lauderdale on the third Wednesday of December. New…

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Life got her ready for yachting, and vice versa

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Story and photos by Tom Serio Mermaids have been part of many a folklore, just like unicorns. But mermaids do exist and can be found at The Wreck Bar at…

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Former Hilton now 17th Street Yacht Basin

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The Hilton Marina in Fort Lauderdale has been bought by Brookfield Asset Management and renamed 17th Street Yacht Basin. It is the first marina on the west side of the…

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The Triton networks with Admiral Canvas

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About 200 captains, crew and industry professionals networked with an international flair under mod lighting during The Triton networking with Admiral Canvas in Fort Lauderdale on Nov. 8. Many new…

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FLIBS18: Scene on the docks

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The day was warm and the docks were busy under overcast skies on Saturday at the 59th annual Fort Lauderdale International boat Show. Large yacht crew kept chamois cloths in…

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FLIBS18: Scene in the Oasis

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Even though Fort Lauderdale International boat Show is in the United States, yacht crew from around the world try not to miss their favorite pastime – international rugby. During downtime…

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FLIBS18: Dockmaster profile: Las Olas’ Matt Domke

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By Tom Serio Running a public municipal marina for the city of Fort Lauderdale is a little different from running a private marina, according to Matt Domke, dockmaster at Las…

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FLIBS18: M/Y Namaste named best of show

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By Tom Serio New to the U.S. market is yacht builder Mangusta’s latest offering, the Oceano 42 M/Y Namaste. As part of a contest hosted by NBC Sports Network, Namaste…

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FLIBS18: Show debuts on NBC’s sports network

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By Tom Serio Keep an eye out for a film crews from NBCSN, the NBC Sports Network, during this year’s 59th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Camera, sound, utility support,…

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FLIBS18: Dockmaster profile: Hall of Fame

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By Tom Serio Since his father was a captain, dockmaster Bob Garey at the Hall of Fame Marina in Fort Lauderdale has been around boats all his life. Literally. “I…

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