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Sea Science: Treacherous, frozen latitudes becoming hot destinations

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed Once upon a time, the ideal yachting expedition would involve calm seas, warm breezes and smooth sailing. The yachting …

Sea Science: Roll clouds can be 600 miles long

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed Turning toward the sky, one can’t help but become mesmerized by the beauty and movement of the different clouds that …

Sea Science: Weather lore jibes with modern science

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed Before the invention and integration of high-tech weather instruments such as satellites, radar, and computer models, …

Sea Science: The real deal behind ‘daylight saving time’

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed “Spring forward; fall back.” It’s a mnemonic phrase to help us remember which way to reset our household clocks: …

Sea Science: Weather sets calendar for ‘yachting season’

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed Weather conditions are generally what determine “yachting season” in various destinations around the world. Most …

Sea Science: Altered coastlines may require an alternate route

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed Navigating a yacht requires advanced knowledge of the intended transit route, either via previous experience or access to …

Sea Science: Technology to ease danger of submerged containers

Sea Science: by Scott McDowell Boaters and professional captains alike know that one of the most dangerous hazards at sea is colliding with a partially …

Navigation alert: New island appears off North Carolina coast

By Jordanna Sheermohamed The recent geological phenomena off the U.S. East Coast, the appearance of a large sand island known as “Shelly Island,” is …

Knowing the science of storms may keep you safer at sea

Experiencing turbulent weather while on the water can be frightening, especially if unexpected.  Understanding the basics of marine meteorology can help both …

Sea Science: Ice governs aquatic life on Earth

Sea Science: by Scott McDowell You need not be a sober scientist to realize that ice is lighter than water. We see cubes floating in our cocktails, and we’re …

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Miami18 Sunday at the Miami Yacht Show on Collins

Miami18 Sunday at the Miami Yacht Show on Collins

Today was a bright and sunny day on the docks at Collins. Crew continued to shine as they greeted guests. Photos by Tom Serio and Lucy …

Miami18: Miami Yacht Show may move downtown next year

Miami18: Miami Yacht Show may move downtown next year

By Dorie Cox The Miami Yacht Show has seen its share of changes, but few as large as the plan to move next year’s show to downtown …

Miami18: Checking the tide: How do you keep in touch with family and friends?

Miami18: Checking the tide: How do you keep in touch with family and friends?

As technology changes and options increase for communication, The Triton was curious how such international travelers as yacht crew keep in …

Miami18: Boating a big, growing part of U.S. economy

Miami18: Boating a big, growing part of U.S. economy

By Dorie Cox and Lucy Chabot Reed Recreational boating in the United States plays a significant part in the country’s economy, …

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