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Best dressed crew on the docks at FLIBS

The 57th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show opened on Thursday to sunny skies, shiny yachts and well-dressed crew. Although uniforms did vary, the …

Motoryacht Cakewalk captain honored

By Lucy Chabot Reed The secret to a long career yachting is finding an owner who likes boating and wants to do it right, someone you can get along with, and …

Culture is key to crew retention

By Lucy Chabot Reed In an effort to stay away from the L word, leaders in yacht crew training gathered yesterday to discuss the importance of culture on …

New marina, yard opens in Puerto Rico

By Lucy Chabot Reed A familiar name in shipyards has opened a new facility in Puerto Rico. John Spencer, a former superintendent at Merrill Stevens and then …

Doctor to revive medical guide

Dr. Spike Briggs, managing director of MSOS, a medical support company for yachts, will create the new edition of “The Ship Captain’s Medical Guide”, due …

Triton Survey What was the last course you took?

Triton Survey What was the last course you took? Yacht crew seem to be continually taking courses to stay compliant, advance in their career or just add to the …

ICW channel clear, marinas await dredge

By Dorie Cox The Intracoastal Waterway dredge project that began north of Port Everglades has deepened the channel on the way to most of the marinas in the …

Triton Today photo gallery: Prepping for opening day

Under sunny and breezy skies, yacht crew kept busy yesterday washing, wiping, polishing and cleaning every inch of every yacht in preparation for opening day …

Chef’s art graces FLIBS program

By Lucy Chabot Reed Yacht Chef Danielle Perry got the call to submit a piece of her artwork in the competition just before the deadline. Four days later, after …

Motoryacht Suerte, Triton sub, and more debut at FLIBS

Many boat builders use the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show as their coming-out party. These yachts are making their U.S. debut at the show this week. …

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The Yachtie Glow: Control social media, or be controlled by it

The Yachtie Glow: Control social media, or be controlled by it

The Yachtie Glow: by Stew Angela Orecchio There is nothing inherently wrong with social media; it can be an excellent tool for checking …

Yacht owner Paul Allen leaves legacy, big shoes to fill

Yacht owner Paul Allen leaves legacy, big shoes to fill

UPDATE By Dorie Cox When Microsoft co-founder and yacht owner Paul Allen died on Oct. 15, he left a legacy for the yacht industry, …

17 captains, crew honored with Acrew’s Crew Awards

17 captains, crew honored with Acrew’s Crew Awards

Seventeen yacht crew members were honored during Acrew’s inaugural Crew Awards in mid-October. The winners are: Engineer & ETO: …

National Marine Suppliers poker run 2018 rides for charity

National Marine Suppliers poker run 2018 rides for charity

More than 100 motorcyclists and car enthusiasts rode through the Florida Everglades for National Marine Suppliers' 11th annual Poker Run on …