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Suicides, deaths spur concerns over crew mental health

By Dorie Cox The Triton office was closed and the staff was on its way out when the phone rang. A woman’s voice said she was crew on a yacht. She and her …

Monaco18: Fraser honors charter captains, crews in Monaco

Capt. Alex Aslou of M/Y Bacchus won Fraser’s Charter Captain of the Year award at the brokerage firm’s annual event held last night at the Monaco Yacht …

Yacht crew on MY Tranquility expect anything but calm during Hurricane Florence

Sept. 15 Mate Holden Ivey and Stew Jenny Jocham on M/Y Tranquility weathered Hurricane Florence and made an initial report in to The Triton. “Friday night …

Crew Eye from Motoryacht Pipe Dreams

All hands are on duty in the galley of M/Y Pipe Dreams for meal prep during a busy summer season. The yacht was anchored off Shroud Cay in the Exuma, Bahamas …

Crew remember Deckhand Lewis Burke

By Dorie Cox British Deckhand Lewis Raymond Burke, known to many of his friends as Burko, died on June 1. His family has declined to disclose details of his …

La Polonia stew broke her neck in fall, coroner reports

UPDATE: July 18 British Chief Stew Rebecca Boyle was found dead in her cabin on board M/Y La Polonia on July 4. She died during the night from a broken neck …

Underway and over the top with Capt. Grant Maughan

A lifetime of experiences on land and at sea culminate as Capt. Grant Maughan summits Mount Everest in May. By Dorie Cox Capt. Grant Maughan has navigated …

Charter offers M/Y Marcato crew shark ‘tails’

By Dorie Cox The crew of M/Y Marcato was integral to a scientific expedition that studied sharks during a charter by Dr. Austin Gallagher and a 12-member team …

Crew wow, win at Newport show

Head Chef Carolina Velandia of the 198-foot M/Y Blue Moon won the chef competition during the 35th edition of the Newport Charter Yacht Show last week. Theme …

New awards to honor best captains, crew

The first International Crew Awards will celebrate the hard work and skills required to excel on board megayachts. Sponsored by ACREW, a Holland-based …

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Secure at Sea: Yachts tempt thieves, especially in South Florida

Secure at Sea: Yachts tempt thieves, especially in South Florida

Secure@Sea: by Corey Ranslem “I can’t believe that happened!” That’s usually the response you get when you hear about the …

Multi-yacht owner Paul Allen dies

Multi-yacht owner Paul Allen dies

Co-founder of Microsoft and large yacht owner Paul Allen died yesterday from complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. He was well-known …

New plans emerge for old Summerfield yard

New plans emerge for old Summerfield yard

By Dorie Cox The Hix Snedeker Companies of Daphne, Alabama, is scheduled to meet with Fort Lauderdale city officials in November to …

Yacht industry gathers for Triton Expo

Yacht industry gathers for Triton Expo

More than 800 captains, crew and industry professionals attended the Triton Expo in October at ISSGMT in Fort Lauderdale. Fifty businesses …