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Make time for Triton Networking

Once upon a time, there was the monthly Triton Networking event, and everybody who happened to be in Fort Lauderdale on the first Wednesday of every month, …

USSA continues mission of speaking for large yacht sector in US

By Kitty McGowan The year was 2006, in the epicenter of the superyacht industry in the United States — Fort Lauderdale, Florida. There was a lack of a …

Pandemic brings pros, cons of SEAs into focus

By Dominic Bulfin With the prospect of limited or no use of their yachts for much of 2020 because of COVID-19, the temptation for many yacht owners was to …

Is yachting really all about celebrities and TV shows?

It used to be that people would ask yachties “You get paid to do that?” Now, in the social media generation, the questions crew get asked by non-yachties …

Utopia IV offers case study in roll reduction equipment

By Jamie Benoit Gyrostabilizers have made an industry resurgence in the past 15 years, now becoming near standard equipment on vessels under 80 feet (24.4m), …

How can the yachting industry prevent the spread of COVID-19?

By Chef Kevin Towns During this challenging and uncertain time, we are all looking for a “safe harbor.” In the yachting industry, we all know that safety …

How captains see mental health in yachting

By ISS Captains Committee The Captain’s Committee of the International Superyacht Society (ISS) is a collective of current seafaring captains from varying …

A primer on COVID-19, precautions, coverage

By Eva Maria Karlsson On Dec. 31, the World Health Organization was informed of a cluster of cases of pneumonia of unknown cause detected in Wuhan City, Hubei …

Cleaning should be considered essential marine service

By Russ Erickson As shipyards and marinas across South Florida and globally make the tough decision on what constitutes essential vs. non-essential services, I …

Critical for all in yachting that work continues

By Tom Serio​ The coronavirus, or COVID-19, is a pandemic that is likely to be around for a long time. Its impacts are far reaching, impacting how, where and …

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COVID, fires, lawsuits, obituaries among top stories of 2020

COVID, fires, lawsuits, obituaries among top stories of 2020

Yacht captains and crew -- as well as other yachting professionals -- found lots of news of interest on The-Triton.com last …

Ending weird 2020 in the Exumas

Ending weird 2020 in the Exumas

At the beginning of this pandemic, I went into panic mode and pondered what my options were, seeing as I expected this to totally stall …

10th USCG license renewal teaches some new lessons

10th USCG license renewal teaches some new lessons

Even after 40 years, an old captain can learn a new trick. Capt. Tedd Greenwald is on the 10th renewal of his U.S. Coast Guard license. …

Triton Survey: Yachts sticking closer to South Florida this winter

Triton Survey: Yachts sticking closer to South Florida this winter

In this winter like few others, more yachts are planning to remain in Florida and the Bahamas than head to the Caribbean, according to a …