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Marigot has new culinary director

Marigot Bay Resort and Marina on St. Lucia has hired Daniel Echasseriau as director of Food & Beverage and Culinary Operation. Echasseriau brings more than 26 years of experience as…

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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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Monaco19: Captains seek services, consistency in St. Maarten

By Dorie Cox Capt. Trevor Weaver of M/Y Sirona III started small on his wish list when asked what he and his crew look for during visits to St. Maarten.…

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Engineer’s Angle: Centrifuge fuel purifiers avert catastrophic engine damage

Engineer’s Angle: by JD Anson There are two main ways dirt gets inside an engine. Each is bad. One is through the air intakes, hence the big filters before the…

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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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Pacific Hope brings medical and more to northern Bahamas

By Dorie Cox; Photos by Josh Ritchie The 179-foot medical ship M/V Pacific Hope departed the Dominican Republic three days after Hurricane Dorian hit the northern Bahamas. Upon arrival in…

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The Virgin Islands weather Hurricane Dorian

By Carol Bareuther Four days prior to Dorian blowing over the U.S. Virgin Islands, the soon-to-be Category 1 hurricane was barely a blip on the weather radar. Two days out,…

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Crew Compass: Cruising brings joy in places we had not expected

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon Being offered a new job is always an exciting time and, as I’ve mentioned previously, there are different factors to consider that make a specific…

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Yachts face new block for travel to Cuba

By Dorie Cox The U.S. Department of the Treasury on June 5 removed authorization for “group people-to-people” educational travel to Cuba, effectively halting recreational yacht and cruise ship travel to…

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Power station fire on Bimini under investigation

UPDATE:Government, insurance and power company officials are investigating the cause of the fire that burned the power plant in North Bimini in The Bahamas last week. Electrical power was restored…

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