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Cruising Grounds: Patagonia yacht guide

By Carlos Miquel For non-seafaring people, Patagonia represents an outdoor clothing line or a distant piece of land with vast pampas and gauchos. For seafaring …

Commercial Diver Services crew arrives in Texas to assist after Hurricane Harvey

Several employees of Commercial Diver Services in Fort Lauderdale have arrived to help in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Company owner Geno Gargiulo shared …

Owner’s View: Great contractors, like great crew, are the ones you can count on

Owner’s View: by Peter Herm My 2004 Suburban has 184,000 miles and was last washed in 2006. When it breaks, it gets fixed; otherwise, it gets used daily. …

From the Bridge: Captains balance compassion, duty when crew die

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox The death of a yacht crew member is not a topic most people want to discuss over lunch, but recent obituaries spurred the …

Cruising permit fees triple in British Virgin Islands

By Carol Bareuther It just became costlier to charter in the British Virgin Islands. New cruising fees, effective Aug. 1, triple the rate for home-based …

Popular vendor in St. Lucia drowns

John Mason, of St. Lucia, has drowned, the St. Lucia Times has reported. His body was discovered at the Rodney Bay Marina about 9:30 a.m. Aug. 20. The …

The Triton Crew Eye

Mate Jaryd Oliver, of M/Y Tsalta, a 130-foot Westport, sent the crew to the docks for customary “exercises” while at dock at Nantucket Boat Basin …

Crew contracts vital, no guarantee of rights

By Dorie Cox At the start of a new job, many crew are asked to sign a contract that defines wages, scope of work, leave and more. For charter vessels, the …

Clearing up a few facts surrounding the M/Y Natita seizure

By Susan Jobe and Lucy Chabot Reed M/Y Natita, a 217-foot (66m) Oceanco launched in 2005, was seized on July 15 after the owner, Texas oilman William Kallop, …

Creative yacht crew view partial solar eclipse in Florida

Crew on the M/Y Albula, a 210-foot (64m) Royal Denship explorer yacht docked at Rybovich marina in West Palm Beach, joined the millions of people who donned …

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Military exercises to affect GPS signals

Military exercises to affect GPS signals

GPS reception may be unavailable or unreliable over a large portion of the Southeastern U.S. and the Caribbean during offshore military …

Diver assesses Bahamas reefs after hurricane

Diver assesses Bahamas reefs after hurricane

Story and photos by Kevin Davidson Some time has passed and our memories of Hurricane Dorian are perhaps fading away a bit. The scenes …

Triton networks with Culinary Convenience

Triton networks with Culinary Convenience

More than 250 yacht captains, crew and industry professionals gathered for our first Triton Networking of 2020 at Culinary Convenience, a …

PWC driver hospitalized after being hit by boat in St. Barts

PWC driver hospitalized after being hit by boat in St. Barts

By Dorie Cox A man was seriously injured when the personal watercraft he was driving was hit by a boat in St. Barts on Dec. 30. …

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