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A glimpse into Don Patton’s trip through yachting

By Bob Rich Don Patton: “He was one of that class of rovers you sometimes meet at sea, who never reveal their origin, never allude to home, and go rambling …

From salvage to survey, Don Patton remembered

By Michael T. Moore A yacht industry legend has passed. As his fellow traveler, surveyor and colleague Tony Rossitto put it, “When Don Patton’s ship …

Miami18: Miami Yacht Show may move downtown next year

By Dorie Cox The Miami Yacht Show has seen its share of changes, but few as large as the plan to move next year’s show to downtown Miami. For most of the …

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 …

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 …

Grounded yacht floats free after day on shoal

Feb. 13, 7:52 p.m. M/Y Sunrise, a 171-foot Oceanco, which grounded on a shoal in front of Pier 66 Marina in Fort Lauderdale this morning is floating free. …

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 …

Fire destroys yacht at dry dock in Alicante

Fire broke out early Tuesday and quickly spread across M/Y Ordisi while the 31m yacht was in dry dock in Alicante on the Costa Blanca, Spain, according to news …

Triton networks with BOW Boat Owners Warehouse

About 225 yacht captains, crew and industry pros joined us for Triton Networking last night at BOW — Boat Owners Warehouse — in Fort Lauderdale. …

Man shot in hand near marina in St. Maarten

A man believed to be a yacht crew member was shot in the hand near Simpson Bay Marina in St. Maarten early Monday morning. According to media reports, the man …

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Miami18 Sunday at the Miami Yacht Show on Collins

Miami18 Sunday at the Miami Yacht Show on Collins

Today was a bright and sunny day on the docks at Collins. Crew continued to shine as they greeted guests. Photos by Tom Serio and Lucy …

Miami18: Miami Yacht Show may move downtown next year

Miami18: Miami Yacht Show may move downtown next year

By Dorie Cox The Miami Yacht Show has seen its share of changes, but few as large as the plan to move next year’s show to downtown …

Miami18: Checking the tide: How do you keep in touch with family and friends?

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 …

Miami18: Boating a big, growing part of U.S. economy

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, …

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