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Check out the crew scene at the Newport International Boat Show

Triton’s Aubree Dunbar was on hand at the Newport boat show in mid-September to capture these images taken along the waterfront of crew at work, both in the show and at the shipyard next door.

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Ending weird 2020 in the Exumas

At the beginning of this pandemic, I went into panic mode and pondered what my options were, seeing as I expected this to totally stall our industry. I could not…

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Make time for Triton Networking

Once upon a time, there was the monthly Triton Networking event, and everybody who happened to be in Fort Lauderdale on the first Wednesday of every month, came together, met…

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Updates from Treasure Cay

Editor’s Note: This note was sent by Martha Fleury, president of AbacoStrong.org, to friends of Treasure Cay and Northern Abaco in late November. I recently returned from my first visit…

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Busting yachting CV myths

Editor’s note: Gavin McMichael of SuperyachtResume.com offered these CV tips to yacht crew during a seminar at a previous Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.  Common myths about yachting resumes: Myth:…

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USSA continues mission of speaking for large yacht sector in US

By Kitty McGowan The year was 2006, in the epicenter of the superyacht industry in the United States — Fort Lauderdale, Florida. There was a lack of a unified voice…

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New Italian VAT rules apply after Oct. 31

By Sara Ammannati New VAT rules on chartering that were expected to come into effect in Italy and France on April 1 were postponed due to the COVID-19 health emergency.…

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Appreciating Brian Donovan

By Bruce Ward There’s a cheerfully defiant sign on the door of Brian Donovan’s Fairmount home, where he has lived for more than 30 years. “Smile! No Sad Faces Allowed,”…

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Pandemic brings pros, cons of SEAs into focus

By Dominic Bulfin With the prospect of limited or no use of their yachts for much of 2020 because of COVID-19, the temptation for many yacht owners was to reduce…

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Northern Europe offers memorable cruising grounds

By Rebecca Whitlocke In recent years, countries in Scandinavia, the Baltic and the fringe of the Arctic have become more popular with yacht owners, charter companies and crew. While these…

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