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New conference for human rights at sea

A first-ever International Maritime Human Rights Conference (IMHR) will take place Sept 14 at the Royal College of Surgeons in London. The program focuses on …

Condolences for the people of Nice after attack

The Triton offers thoughts and prayers for the people of in Nice, France after 84 people were killed last night (July 14) when a man drove a truck into a crowd …

Navigate fine line of owner/crew communication

I find myself harping on communication constantly among owners and crew. A great crew/owner relationship is built on constant communication, but sometimes it …

Take advantage of community workout spots while at port

Ft. Lauderdale… the place we have all been to. The yachting capital of the world, the town that is full of crew houses, crew agencies, marine stores, and a …

Time-lapse video by EarthCam celebrates opening of new Panama Canal

Since 2011, the Panama Canal Authority has been undertaking a massive effort to expand the Panama Canal, which originally opened on Oct. 9, 1913. Project …

More signals clog AIS navigation screens onboard

It is 6:20 in the morning as Capt. Claude Strickland unties the 100-foot private yacht he runs to leave Port Everglades in Ft. Lauderdale. There is only one …

Developer withdraws bid on Bahia Mar rezoning, redevelopment

A letter to withdraw plans to redevelop Bahia Mar Resort and Marina, home to the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), has been sent to the the city …

“A boat for the planet” to arrive at Miami’s Epic Marina on June 28

French research schooner S/Y Tara is headed to Miami’s Epic Marina for a first port of call on the new expedition “Tara Pacific.” After giving voice to …

Moth could delay vessels traveling from Ecuador to Chile

The Chilean Agriculture Service is warning of inspections for all international vessels arriving direct from Ecuador following latest detections in Chilean …

Stonegate Bank issues first credit card for use in Cuba

Stonegate Bank announced on June 14 the issuance of MasterCard credit cards for use in Cuba. The Pompano Beach, Florida based bank will be the first bank in …

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Crew Compass: Working for liveaboards a seismic shift from charter life

Crew Compass: Working for liveaboards a seismic shift from charter life

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon People always ask me what it’s like to work on yachts? You must have some good stories, they say. …

Port state CIC inspections this fall to focus on emergency systems

Port state CIC inspections this fall to focus on emergency systems

The Paris and Tokyo MoUs on port state control will conduct a Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on vessel emergency systems and …

Yacht Moatize hits dock in Cairns

Yacht Moatize hits dock in Cairns

By Dorie Cox Capts. Brian and Sue Mitchell looked up from their dinner at a marina restaurant in Cairns in Queensland, Australia, to …

Deeper water to allow for larger yachts at Fort Lauderdale marina

Deeper water to allow for larger yachts at Fort Lauderdale marina

Photos and story by Dorie Cox Scoop by scoop, an excavator on a floating barge dug from the Intracoastal Waterway bed at Sunrise Harbor …

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