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New, 1,000-ton lift opens in Palma

After months of operational testing, STP Shipyard Palma officially presented its new 1,000-ton Travelift in early December. “During the 12 years that STP has …

Eternity, Harle, Joy takes top honors in Antigua chef contest

The chefs and interior crew of M/Y Eternity, M/Y Harle and S/Y Joy won the top prizes at this year’s Concours de Chef during the 57th annual Antigua Charter …

Triton Networking with Ocean Wine and Spirits

Our next Triton Networking is with Ocean Wine & Spirits on the third Wednesday of the month, Dec. 19. Pick up last-minute gifts while enjoying the …

Colors, carvings and curves worth the challenge in Papua New Guinea

Story and photos by Kevin Davidson Headhunters, warriors, spears, bows and arrows – ready for something different? Then join me on a trip up the river …

Top Shelf: In charter season, a helper worth her weight in cake

Top Shelf: by Chef Tim McDonald Ask any sole charter chef what they want most for Christmas and I’ll bet you, sure as nuts, they will say a reliable helper …

Sea Sick: Save severed finger with correct response

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray While working on a boat, there are many opportunities to lose a finger or two. Think hatches, winches, ropes, anchor chains, knives, …

Triton networks with Maritime Marine

More than 220 yacht captains, crew and industry folks joined us for Triton Networking with Maritime Marine on the first Wednesday in December. The shore power …

Captain sentenced to three years in guest death

Update Dec. 4 Captain sentenced in guest death in propeller accident A yacht captain was sentenced to nearly three years in prison in the death of a …

Rules of the Road: Retain records to show fuel oil complies with ECA regulations

Rules of the Road: by Capt. Jake Desvergers Longtime sufferers of this column may recall this topic being discussed back in early 2012.  At that time, the …

Hasty departure, vessel screen brightness contributed to yacht crashed

A 35-year-old captain was found to be at fault after a 62-foot luxury yacht slammed into a navigational buoy and sank off the coast of Jersey in November 2017, …

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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