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Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Preference sells; Carolina, Skylight listed

Yachts sold M/Y Preference, a 119-foot (36.4m) Tansu built in 2011, sold by listing brokerage Thompson, Westwood and White. TWW broker Jason Duggan and …

Palma shipyard helps train students of new university nautical program

STP Shipyard Palma recently teamed up with the University of the Balearic Islands to offer students of the university’s new Master in Nautical Industry …

Industry celebrates with YachtMate Products

About 200 yacht captains, crew and industry gathered last night for Triton Networking with YachtMate Products. The air and water purification company …

Solomon Islands offer solitude, beauty, best diving

Story and photos by Kevin Davidson “Wow, that’s a beautiful boat. Are you the owner?” I hear that a lot from folks who stroll along the marina pier. …

From the Bridge: Captains navigate complex equation for crew wages

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox Yacht captains are familiar with the rates for maintenance, repairs, dockage, insurance and other yacht bills. Budgets are a …

Crew Compass: Sabbatical brings bittersweet joy, jet lag, doubts

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon Stepping off the boat I’d called home for the past two years and saying goodbye to the crew that had become family was a …

Saltee Rags model mobile, fluid, just like yacht crew

By Dorie Cox Yacht crew work and bunk wherever the yacht travels. Underway, they communicate through social media and mobile platforms. They have a sense of …

Rules of the Road: NZ considers charter yacht rules for 2021 Cup

Rules of the Road: Capt. Jake DesVergers Maritime New Zealand is currently considering how the regulatory regime will apply to yachts visiting New Zealand for …

Crew’s own records vital in getting paid after yacht arrest

By Dorie Cox When a yacht gets seized – arrested – for financial reasons, the subsequent jockeying for restitution often leaves yacht crew pay low on the …

Miami19: Miami Yacht Show’s move to downtown brings optimism

By Dorie Cox For most of the past 30 years, yachts tied to docks built along a narrow strip of waterway in Miami Beach for a brokerage show. There were few …

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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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