The Triton

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From the Bridge: Training, tales, threats reinforce safety

By Dorie Cox Several yachting-related accidents were in the news right before The Triton’s latest From the Bridge lunch. A diver cleaning a yacht bottom was …

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: I Dynasty, Antares sell; Lady Deena II in NGY fleet

Yachts sold M/Y I Dynasty, a 195-foot (59m) Benetti launched in 2008, sold by Merle Wood & Associates. Asking price was 29.5 million euros. M/Y Antares, an …

Triton networks with IGY Marinas

The Triton took to the beach for networking in Fort Lauderdale with IGY Marinas on the first Wednesday in August. About 150 captains, crew and industry …

Rules of the Road: Distress signals rely on EPIRBs being programmed, registered

Rules of the Road: by Capt. Jake Desvergers EPIRB. We hear the acronym dropped constantly, but what is this critical piece of lifesaving equipment? An …

Australia creates 21 anchorages along Great Barrier Reef for megayachts

New amendments by the Australian government will create 21 anchorages for yachts up to 230 feet (70m) throughout the Whitsunday Planning Area, according to a …

Owner’s View: Captain wanted, perhaps couple?

Owner’s View: by Peter Herm No, I am not replacing my captain or crew. They are awesome. But, it is time for a new boat on this side of the pond. I love …

Crew caught by surprise when B1/B2 visas denied

By Dorie Cox A yacht stew settled into her seat on a flight back to the United States after a recent overseas holiday. She had been working with the yacht for …

Victoria International Marina opens for yachts this summer

After more than 30 years in the making, the $17.8 million (24 million Canadian dollars) Victoria International Marina is on track to welcome guests in August. …

NY marina now ready for megayachts

Large yachts headed to New England this summer can now call on Danfords Marina in Port Jefferson, N.Y. The recently renovated marina now accommodates yachts up …

It’s all in the family for RPM’s Rubano

By Dorie Cox Every day, Joseph J. “Joe” Rubano scrolls through his online calendar list of 63 employees to see who has a birthday or anniversary. …

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Owner’s View: Effort in captain-owner interview pays off

Owner’s View: Effort in captain-owner interview pays off

Owner’s View: by Melvyn Miller As is the case with owners of yachts, I have found it difficult to describe an average captain of a …

Ocean plastic removal program gets grant

Ocean plastic removal program gets grant

Photos by Lockhart Maclean Fort Lauderdale-based Mission Resolve Foundation has gifted Ocean Voyages Institute $25,000 as a challenge …

MarineMax acquires NJ

MarineMax acquires NJ

Clearwater, Florida-based MarineMax has acquired Fort Lauderdale-based brokerage firm Northrop & Johnson, a 71-year-old company that …

RPM Diesel owner dies

RPM Diesel owner dies

By Lucy Chabot Reed Joe Rubano, owner of Fort Lauderdale-based RPM Diesel Engine Co. and Diesel Services of America, died at his home …

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