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NOAA seeks public input on end of paper charts

The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is seeking public feedback on its five-year program to end all raster and paper nautical chart …

Donations of used yacht goods help orphans in Uganda

The Chances for Children Foundation, a charity that sponsors orphaned Ugandan children in Kampala, has recently launched the Yacht Goods Donation Program …

Be wary of CBD quality, source, THC levels

By Alene Keenan Most people have heard about CBD by now, but it is surrounded by controversy. Much of the confusion is due to the fact that people are still …

Myanmar facilitates access for tourists, yachts

The Myanmar government has introduced regulations to make it easier for foreign tourists and superyachts to visit the country, according to Asia Pacific …

FLIBS19: Inaugural Adrift Film Festival turns spotlight on crew

Photos and story by Dorie Cox Outdoors, under the stars near the beach in Fort Lauderdale, about 300 yacht captains and crew watched short films created by …

Bahamas changes entry fee scale

Entry fees for the Bahamas will be changing in 2020, according to the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism website. Currently, all boaters entering the islands are …

Motoryacht Meamina crew assist in fatal dive accident

By Dorie Cox Large yacht crew are highly trained and practice regular safety drills, but there are some things they may not be prepared for. Several of M/Y …

Majority of Bahamas not hit by Hurricane Dorian

By Dorie Cox Hurricane Dorian, a Category 5 storm, made international headlines for nearly two weeks after tearing across two major island areas in the north …

Lionfish Challenge eliminates 23,000 fish

During the fourth annual Lionfish Challenge, held May 18 to Sept. 2, 23,451 lionfish were taken out of the ocean. There were 349 people registered for the …

NOAA installs new bridge clearance system on Delaware Memorial Bridge

NOAA recently installed a new sensor on the Delaware Memorial Bridge that helps ships navigate safely underneath. The Delaware Memorial Bridge connects …

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Fort Lauderdale requires face covering

Fort Lauderdale requires face covering

Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis issued an Emergency Declaration today requiring people to wear a face covering in the city of Fort …

Yacht captain missing from own boat

Yacht captain missing from own boat

Capt. Bob Peel, a longtime yacht captain, has gone missing. Living and cruising aboard his personal vessel, the 54-foot (16.5m) S/Y …

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 …

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 …

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