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FLIBS19: Inaugural Adrift Film Festival turns spotlight on crew

Photos and story by Dorie Cox Outdoors, under the stars near the beach in Fort Lauderdale, about 300 yacht captains and crew watched short films created by …

Bahamas changes entry fee scale

Entry fees for the Bahamas will be changing in 2020, according to the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism website. Currently, all boaters entering the islands are …

Motoryacht Meamina crew assist in fatal dive accident

By Dorie Cox Large yacht crew are highly trained and practice regular safety drills, but there are some things they may not be prepared for. Several of M/Y …

FLIBS19: National Marine Suppliers poker run rides for charity

National Marine Suppliers’ 12th annual poker run took off for a ride through the Florida Everglades on Oct. 26. About 100 motorcyclists and car enthusiasts …

Crew Compass: It’s OK to admit things are not OK

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon All the media attention on increasing  concerns about mental health in recent times raises interesting questions that can be …

Captain’s creativity protects engine investment

By Capt. Rocka Romcke I don’t think any engineer would disagree that to maximize engine performance, we need to give it clean fuel, clean air and clean oil. …

Med season wrap-up party with Estela

To wrap up another Mediterranean yachting season and to ring in the Caribbean season, Estela Yachting Palma held its annual end-of-season party at Blue Nest at …

Triton Expo 2019 draws big crowd

As yachts begin to arrive in town for the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, more than 1,000 yacht captains, crew, and business professionals met up at …

Loon, Lady Rose take top crew awards

Yacht crew were recognized for excellence in 21 categories during the Crew Awards by Acrew on Saturday. About 400 yacht captains and crew attended the ceremony …

M/Y Lazy Z crew runs its way across the Atlantic for Bahamas

The crew of M/Y Lazy Z are on a mission to raise money for disaster relief in the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian. Since they cannot get to the area to help, …

Editor’s Picks

Bow thrusters to epaulettes, yacht engineer values mentor’s lessons

By Dorie Cox Engr. Allen Dudley is mesmerized by Capt. Jim Horner’s skillful maneuvers at the helm of the 100-foot (30m) Benetti, M/Y …

Flag states address mariner, yacht certification expirations

Flag states address mariner, yacht certification expirations

By Dorie Cox As the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect mariners around the globe, flag classification societies work …

April issue now available exclusively online

April issue now available exclusively online

By Lucy Chabot Reed Due to distribution challenges related to COVID-19, the April edition of The Triton is now available exclusively in …

Yacht captains, crew aim to hold course during pandemic

Yacht captains, crew aim to hold course during pandemic

By Dorie Cox This is a glimpse into what yacht captains and crew are doing amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Very little has stayed the same …

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