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Triton Spotted in Marsh Harbour

Capt. Wendy G. Umla packed a Triton among hurricane relief supplies delivered by DC3 airplane to Marsh Harbour, Abaco Islands, Bahamas, in November. Capt. James Cameron and other individuals worked…

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Crew Compass: Time for yourself is crucial

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon Working on yachts is about as full-on as you get when it comes to a full-time job. Living at work means that even when we…

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Through fire and flood, yacht crew of Archimedes train to go it alone

By Dorie Cox Up to their armpits in water and covered in soot, the crew of M/Y Archimedes immersed themselves in cold weather and damage control training during live fire…

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FLIBS19: Calliope captain wins Fraser fleet honor

Story and photo by Lucy Chabot Reed Capt. Adam Connolly of M/Y Calliope, a 150-foot RMK, was named Fraser’s Yacht Management Captain of the Year for 2019 last night In…

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From light dunk to a full drop, this yacht crews’ rusk ‘dippers’ a hit

By Dorie Cox Deckhand Ryan Woods of M/Y Three Sons, a 130-foot Westport, considers himself a heavy dunker. He lets his rusk soak for a few seconds in coffee before…

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And still we go … yachts help Bahamas after Dorian

Following are just a few of the yacht and crew stories we heard about. Share your stories at editor@the-triton.com. M/Y Short Story, a 116-foot Lazzara, had been hauled out for…

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Lots of loading and logistics for crew on M/Y Axis

Update Oct. 1: M/Y Axis continues to make deliveries to the northern Bahamas since Hurricane Dorian hit Abaco and Grand Bahama. Capt. Les Annan and the yacht’s crew have loaded…

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From the Bridge: Captains assume vaping covered under smoking rules

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox With a puff, the ramifications of vaping, or using electronic cigarettes, wafted into the yacht industry. A late-night alarm on board shocked a captain…

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Yacht cuts mast to head up river

By Lucy Chabot Reed Running up against a tight deadline to get his yacht ready for the Fort Lauderdale boat show, the owner opted for something drastic — cut down…

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Motoryacht Loon’s crew works unique ‘charter’ after Hurricane Dorian

Story and photos by Dorie Cox “It was just like charter,” said Capt. Paul Clarke of M/Y Loon. “But instead of champagne, we were running water to the beach.” But…

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