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Swipe to drive: Yachting’s future is today.

Last month, the most modern access to a yacht’s systems was with two fingers on an iPad. This month it’s swiping gestures across a completely glass …

Antigua launches 4G broadband

The government of Antigua & Barbuda and Digicel recently launched fourth generation technology that will provide yachts with faster broadband. E3 Systems …

A new sloop has tree-inspired design

“The interconnected root structures of large trees seemed like a good starting point as the basis for a yacht,” according to the release. …

Drinking with the boss

After all this time interviewing captains and picking their brains every month (more than 100 times now), we’re still surprised at what they tell us. …

Foreign funds back yachts construction

Broward Superyachts laid the keels in late August of two vessels that just might become the first of their kind: funded mostly by investors seeking immigration …

Yacht crew help Navy crew

Capt. Kelly Esser and Mate Terry Roche of M/Y Mary Alice II, a Westport 130, helped the crew of a U.S. Navy vessel, called the Sealion, on September 26, while …

American Airlines starts weekly flight between Miami and Roatan

American Airlines has started a weekly non-stop flight between Miami and the Honduran island of Roatan. The service will operate every Saturday beginning Nov. …

Yacht show yachts tend to stay in the Med

As the size of megayachts at this year’s Monaco Yacht Show continued to grow — there were at least six more yachts larger than 50m than last year …

Stew’s service not just for charter guests

Last year, Chief Stew Jodi Samuel signed up for a volunteer project in Africa. She asked her 400 Facebook friends to donate money to her cause. But no one did. …

Man Paddles Kayak to Monaco

Sometimes news from the show is more about people than technology. Chris Allix of Dominion Marine paddled to the Monaco Yacht Show in a 17-foot kayak from Isle …

Editor’s Picks

Bow thrusters to epaulettes, yacht engineer values mentor’s lessons

By Dorie Cox Engr. Allen Dudley is mesmerized by Capt. Jim Horner’s skillful maneuvers at the helm of the 100-foot (30m) Benetti, M/Y …

Flag states address mariner, yacht certification expirations

Flag states address mariner, yacht certification expirations

By Dorie Cox As the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect mariners around the globe, flag classification societies work …

April issue now available exclusively online

April issue now available exclusively online

By Lucy Chabot Reed Due to distribution challenges related to COVID-19, the April edition of The Triton is now available exclusively in …

Yacht captains, crew aim to hold course during pandemic

Yacht captains, crew aim to hold course during pandemic

By Dorie Cox This is a glimpse into what yacht captains and crew are doing amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Very little has stayed the same …

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