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Chief Engineer Hector Arceo Real

  How did you get into yachting? I started working on small tourist boats from 1975 to 1985 as an engineer. We used to take 300 people from Puerto Vallarta,…

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Triton Trivia

Do you know where the word “yacht” originated? The term, yacht, originates from the Dutch word “jacht” (plural jachten) which means “hunt.”  It originally referred to light, fast sailing vessels…

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Tech startups invited to join Yara Marine X accelerator program

Tech startups invited to join Yara Marine X accelerator program Yara Marine X opens for applications and invites technology startups to work collaboratively while addressing the urgent need to decarbonize…

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YACHTNEEDS Launches an Industry 1st

YACHTNEEDS Launches an Industry 1st, Superyacht Specific Marketplace Monaco-based YACHTNEEDS has launched YACHTNEEDS marketplace, the 1st of its kind within  the superyacht industry. The hyperlocal marketplace helps yacht crew, guests,…

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Gowrie Group Extends Health Insurance to Shore-based VIPCA Members

St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. The Gowrie Group, a leading marine insurance agency that manages the comprehensive crew health insurance and yacht insurance programs offered to active members of the…

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Expo Media Inc. Announces Marine Suppliers Expo

South Florida’s Regional Marine & Yachting Refit Event April 27-28, 2022 : Pompano Beach, Florida Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA – Expo Media, Inc. announces Marine Refit Expo – South  Florida’s…

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Five Years in Superyachts for JPMA

In 2022, John Percival Marine Associates celebrates their 25th year in the superyacht industry. Hoylake Sailing School Ltd was established in 1996, to run RYA shorebased courses, and very shortly…

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Stew Cues: No need for a meltdown over butter

Have you ever panicked because you forgot to take the butter out of the fridge in enough time to soften it before meal service? Using the microwave doesn’t work well,…

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Cool Things

Triton’s favorite new products pack a powerful ‘Wow!’ Triton Submersible AVA 660 The Triton AVA 660 model’s patented design and hull shape minimize  displacement and optimize interior space to give…

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Turning back time

Deckhands Andrew Van Rhyn and Ryan Pretorius operate the antiquated emergency steering system aboard M/Y Itasca during a drill. In order for that old wheel behind the stack on the…

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