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Crew at work during Lauderdale Marine Center’s Broker Day

Story and photos by Dorie Cox Yacht crew and brokers were on hand to show nearly 80 visitors onboard yachts for sale during the Broker Day Open House at …

PWC driver hospitalized after being hit by boat in St. Barts

By Dorie Cox A man was seriously injured when the personal watercraft he was driving was hit by a boat in St. Barts on Dec. 30. Musician, writer and composer …

Panama Canal transit rates increase

Rates for small vessels transiting the Panama Canal increased this year, according to the Canal de Panama website. New upper maximum tonnage limits are defined …

Edmiston recruiters join YPI Crew

Yacht crew recruitment agency YPI Crew has acquired the recruitment division of long-standing British brokerage firm Edmiston & Company. As of Jan. 1, …

Acrew Superyacht Winter Games scheduled

Porto Montenegro has announced the Acrew Superyacht Winter Games 2020, a two-part sporting and entertainment event for yacht captains and crew throughout the …

NOAA offers webcast on accessing paper charts

Beginning at 2 p.m. (EST) on Thursday (Jan. 9), the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will hold a webcast on how to obtain NOAA ENC-based …

Court awards yacht chef $1 million after illness

By Dorie Cox A yacht chef sued the owner of the yacht after his request to recover about $4,000 for emergency hernia surgery in Cuba was denied. Instead, a …

Third ‘Below Deck’ series premieres in February

Bravo TV’s latest Below deck franchise — “Below Deck Sailing Yacht” — premieres Feb. 3 at 9 p.m. Eastern time. The show was filmed aboard S/Y …

The-Triton.com’s most-read stories of 2019

Triton readers visited more than half a million pages on The-Triton.com in 2019. They viewed our calendar and photo galleries, our classifieds and business …

Ocean Cleanup collects first haul of plastic

The Ocean Cleanup announced on its website in December the successful first harvest of captured plastic. Verified as recovered ocean plastic by DNV GL, an …

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Captain urges all crew to follow COVID rules; virus spreads without knowing

Captain urges all crew to follow COVID rules; virus spreads without knowing

By Lucy Chabot Reed The captain of a 130-foot Westport docked at a marina in South Florida called this week to express concern at what …

New WhatsApp group launched for yacht captains dealing with COVID-19

New WhatsApp group launched for yacht captains dealing with COVID-19

SSan Diego-based YachtAid Global, in cooperation with AYSS Superyacht Global Network, has created a WhatsApp chat group called COVID-19 …

Yacht captains share what COVID-19 has done to their world

Yacht captains share what COVID-19 has done to their world

By Dorie Cox and Lucy Chabot Reed As information changes quickly for yacht crew in a COVID-19-pandemic world, The Triton reached out to …

Chef Thierry Goulard dies over Valentine’s Day in St. Barts

Chef Thierry Goulard dies over Valentine’s Day in St. Barts

By Graham Barnes Thierry was a larger-than-life character with a heart so kind and full of love. He appreciated every second of every …

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