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Obituaries

Former Chief Stew Johanna Mueller dies

By Lucy Chabot Reed Johanna Mueller broke into yachting the old fashioned way. While working at a hardware store, her work ethic shone through and touched …

Sunseeker founder dies

Sunseeker International founder Robert Braithwaite died on March 7. He was 75. Sunseeker CEO Christian Marti announced the news on the company’s website: …

Christensen Shipyard warranty manager dies

By Dorie Cox Christensen Shipyard’s yard captain and warranty/quality control department manager Michael Magee died on Jan. 30 at his home in Vancouver, …

Capt. Frank Holden, Conch Republic Navy admiral, dies in Key West

By Dorie Cox Capt. Frank Holden worked about 40 years as a professional mariner and as a Conch Republic celebrity captain in the Florida Keys. His wife, Pam, …

La Polonia stew broke her neck in fall, coroner reports

UPDATE: Jan. 24 A coroner report cites a “serious traumatic injury and fracture of the spine” as the cause of death for British Chief Stew Rebecca …

Stew Jerrah Blevins dies in hometown

Former yacht crew Jerrah Blevins died on Nov. 1 in her hometown of Tulsa, Oklahoma. She started her career in yachting in 2012 and worked on yachts of 80-100 …

Engr. Craig Siedelhofer dies of cancer at 47

By Dorie Cox Engr. Craig Siedelhofer died Nov. 17 of cancer in Roanoke, Virginia.  He was 47. Mr. Siedelhofer began working on boats about seven years ago, …

Former large yacht chef, resort owner Joe Cannon dies

Former yacht Chef Joe Cannon passed away in November in Costa Rica. The cause of death was complications from cancer. He was 68. Since 2005, he and his wife, …

Christensen dies at 87

Dave Christensen, who started the shipyard that bears his name after retiring from his first career in construction, died Oct. 15 after a long battle with …

Marine carpenter dies

Master carpenter Mitche Lewis died July 7 after a short illness. He was 67. A frequent guest at Triton Networking events, Mr. Lewis was recognizable with his …

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23rd Triton Expo welcomes more than 800 for networking

23rd Triton Expo welcomes more than 800 for networking

More than 800 captains, crew and yacht industry professionals networked at the Triton Expo last night. The 23rd installment of the event …

Triton Expo returns this week

Triton Expo returns this week

It’s time for one of The Triton’s biggest events of the year, the spring edition of the Triton Expo, this year held on Wednesday …

News in the brokerage fleet: Carolina, Status Quo sell; Valerie listed

News in the brokerage fleet: Carolina, Status Quo sell; Valerie listed

Yachts sold M/Y Carolina, a 158-foot (48m) Feadship launched in 1997, sold by IYC broker Mark Elliott, who represented the seller, and …

Crew Compass: Hiring based solely on looks

Crew Compass: Hiring based solely on looks

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon It’s that time of year when boats are winding down from their winter Caribbean season and preparing …

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