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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 touch with family …

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, according to a study released …

Miami18: A peek inside at the Miami Yacht Show

All visitors see the outside of the yachts, but a select few are privy to the inside. From inside the bridge, through the galley and salon, down to the engine …

Longtime surveyor Don Patton of Patton Marine remembered

Update: Feb. 19, 2018 By Dorie Cox Donald M. Patton, founder of one of the most established survey companies in yachting, died Feb. 15 at home in the Miami …

Miami18: MY Endless Summer gets second looks

By Lucy Chabot Reed The 130-foot (40m) Westport M/Y Endless Summer has been getting second looks on the docks at the Miami Yacht Show. Though it bears the same …

Miami18: Crew at work on opening day of Miami Yacht Show

Yacht crew finished their last projects as visitors studied the map and planned their day for the 30th annual Miami Yacht Show. Traffic on the docks was light …

Polar Code training coming to Fort Lauderdale

Superyacht Global and training partner Safe Arctic Technologies are offering a Polar Code training course for yacht crew April 9-12 in Fort Lauderdale. The …

Miami18: Miami features two boat shows this weekend

There is no such thing as the Miami Boat Show. There are two boat shows from Thursday to Monday in Miami, but neither carry that colloquial name. Most captains …

Miami18: Crew prep for Miami show’s opening day

Yacht crew were hard at work today preparing their vessels for tomorrow’s opening of the 30th annual Miami Yacht Show. Under bright skies, the weather …

Winterizing a warm-weather yacht

By Capt. Rupert Lean The megayacht industry rarely winterizes a yacht. Usually there are crew living on board or the yacht is sent south to warmer waters …

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Free Trade Zone part of inaugural broker event

Free Trade Zone part of inaugural broker event

By Dorie Cox Yacht crew and brokers from nine brokerage houses were on the job for the first charter broker show at Lauderdale Marine …

An unexpected visitor to a yard not yet opened

An unexpected visitor to a yard not yet opened

By Tom Serio The ink had barely dried on Derecktor Shipyards’ agreement to develop industrial waterfront in Ft. Pierce into a …

New owner revamps, reintroduces Lewis Marine

New owner revamps, reintroduces Lewis Marine

By Lucy Chabot Reed Fort Lauderdale-based Lewis Marine Supply, a 62-year-old chandlery, hosted an open house on Thursday to welcome …

Crew Coach: Inner purpose a powerful tool

Crew Coach: Inner purpose a powerful tool

Crew Coach: by Capt. Rob Gannon Working with people over the past decade as a personal coach, the concept of purpose arises quite …

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