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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 …

Capt. Laura Tritch dies

Capt. Laura Tritch died April 27 of a rare disease, according to her sister. She had been in a memory care home for about three years at the time of her death. …

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 …

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Triton networks with Maritime Marine

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 …

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 …

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

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. …

Engr. Craig Siedelhofer dies of liver cancer at 47

Engr. Craig Siedelhofer dies of liver cancer at 47

By Dorie Cox Engr. Craig Siedelhofer died Nov. 17 of liver cancer in Roanoke, Virginia. He most recently worked as relief engineer on …

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