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Bahamas20: Inaugural show highlights Bahamas charter yachts, crew

By Dorie Cox and Lucy Chabot Reed Charter yacht crew on more than 20 boats worked hard to set up displays and create detailed themes to highlight charter …

Course change from 506-foot ship to 120 yacht

By Dorie Cox Capt. Christopher Monroe expected his new job to feel unfamiliar. At 49 years old, he had made a significant course correction for a new tour of …

Engineer’s Angle: Rush of repairs courts disaster

Engineer’s Angle: JD Anson Many times during repairs, engineers are rushed to complete the task and get the system running again. Unfortunately, this …

March networking draws in yacht industry with Sirocco

More than 225 yacht captains, crew and industry professionals joined us for Triton Networking with Sirocco Marine last night. Our guests toured the warehouse …

Bahamas20: Crew themes carry inaugural show

Twenty-three yachts were on display last week for the inaugural Bahamas Charter Show in Nassau, each one going all out with a theme that carried through …

Andrews Avenue Bridge openings restricted

A two-hour advance notification is now required to open the Andrews Avenue Bridge over the New River in downtown Fort Lauderdale between 10:30 p.m. and 6 a.m. …

From the Bridge: Crew dream of moving up, captains long to move down

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox A group of yacht captains with experience at the helm of yachts from 100 feet to more than 250 feet gathered to address a common …

Sea Science: Daylight Saving Time a short-term investment strategy

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed “Spring forward; fall back” may be one of the most useful pneumonic phrases in existence to help us remember how …

Recent yacht fires a warning: Know your insurance details

By Dorie Cox No one wants to burn through a $20 million loss like the 102-foot M/Y Polar Bear in a San Diego shipyard in 2014. The yacht was in for repairs …

France, Italy change Med charter VAT laws

By Sara Ammannati and Camille Penquerch January was a month of significant changes for charter activity in the Mediterranean following discussions that began …

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Friends, colleagues remember captain

Friends, colleagues remember captain

By Lucy Chabot Reed Capt. Alan Bradley Shepherd died Aug. 15 of lung cancer. He was 50. In yachting more than 25 years, Capt. …

Triton Survey: Will you attend FLIBS?

Triton Survey: Will you attend FLIBS?

The latest results on our industry-wide survey: Will you attend FLIBS? 457 people have responded. More than half (55.58%) said they …

Triton’s new Captains Council draws high marks

Triton’s new Captains Council draws high marks

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