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Sea Science: Why is the ocean blue, green and everything in between?

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed A lot of what we see in life has to do with what happens on the microphysical scale. Sunlight is scattered as it passes …

Rules of the Road: IMO revises radio equipment, polar ops

Rules of the Road: by Capt. Jake DesVergers The International Maritime Organization is a United Nation’s agency  assigned duties to ensure international …

Secure at Sea: Piracy skyrockets in Caribbean as Venezuela turmoil escalates

Secure@Sea: by Corey Ranslem The country of Venezuela has been in a deteriorating security and economic situation for a number of years. Most mariners who …

Mate bitten by shark in Queensland

The first mate aboard M/Y DeLisle III was bitten by a shark while in the waters of the Whitsunday Islands off the coast of Queensland, Australia, on March 25. …

Great crew planning, innovations boost Southern Hemisphere adventure

By Dorie Cox The nautical charts show the glacier is “just around the corner.” So Capt. Jason Halvorsen steers the 141-foot steel hull slowly through “a …

U.S.-based seaplane picks up yacht passengers in Cuba

By Dorie Cox Private yacht guests in Cuba were picked up by a seaplane in what Cuban officials call the first seaplane landing in more than 60 years. Pacific …

Sans instruments, solo sailor brings environmental mission to Fort Lauderdale

By Dorie Cox Update March 3 Sailor Dan Lenard made it to the United States this morning (March 3) after more than a month at sea in a 33-foot sailboat. His …

Crew Coach: Don’t let the anxiety of change keep you from the exhilaration

Crew Coach: by Capt. Rob Gannon “All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy. For what we leave behind us is part of ourselves. We must die …

New marinas, yard in Montenegro

Yacht agent Raki Dragovic of DRM Maritime Services in Montenegro (www.drmaritime.com) shared this information for yachts traveling to the region this summer. …

GPS users warned of potential April 6 glitch

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has warned that those who use older GPS devices may find themselves in troubled waters come April 6. This has to do …

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ABM gives Bahamas update

ABM gives Bahamas update

Joe Dargavage, vice president of the Association of Bahamas Marinas, gave attendees of last week’s Triton Virtual Networking event an …

New lift coming together at Derecktor Fort Pierce

New lift coming together at Derecktor Fort Pierce

It’s happening, and it’s going to be big. That’s the sense one can get as they see the buildout of the new Derecktor Fort Pierce …

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 …