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Parts & Power Ltd. a sponsor of the 2022 USVI Charter Yacht Show

St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Parts & Power Ltd. is an official sponsor of the 2022 USVI Charter Yacht Show, according to event organizer, the Virgin Islands Professional Charter Association (VIPCA). Celebrating its…

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Time out for tall ships

Who in their right mind gets up in the middle of the night to climb into the rigging and work with the sails, or stands out on the open bridge for hours in the rain — while not getting a dime for doing it? "I do, and many others!" says one chief officer. It's a perfect break from the pressures of yachting.

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Less soot = less work

Whether to use an active or passive diesel particulate filter system for your vessel depends on load fluctuations. Particulate matter, often called “soot,” is the byproduct of incomplete fuel combustion.…

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Hub connects bright minds in pursuit of a better planet

The Marine Research Hub Summit highlighted some innovative projects aimed at greener energy and cleaner seas.

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From the Bridge: Yacht owner trip cancellations mean work, not rest

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox Each month a group of yacht captains gathers with The Triton for a private conversation about an industry issue. They speak freely on concerns…

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Bow thrusters to epaulettes, yacht engineer values mentor’s lessons

By Dorie Cox Engr. Allen Dudley is mesmerized by Capt. Jim Horner’s skillful maneuvers at the helm of the 100-foot (30m) Benetti, M/Y Rutli E, in currents, wind and tight…

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Yacht fires light up crew training, awareness

By Dorie Cox November saw motoryachts Lohengrin, a 161-foot Trinity, and M/Y Reflection, a 107-foot Christensen, go up in flames in a shipyard in Fort Lauderdale. It was one of…

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Crew Eye: In the engine room

Chief Engr. Paul Simpson teaches Stew/Deck assistant Queenie Alara how to service a generator on M/Y Big Blue in Rybovich Superyacht Marina in West Palm Beach recently. Photo from Capt.…

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FLIBS19: Bahamas relief efforts shine light on Distinguished Crew

By Dorie Cox and Lucy Chabot Reed Two days after Hurricane Dorian’ s 185 mph winds and relentless rains hit the northern Bahamas, Capt. Paul Clarke and the crew of M/Y…

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Captain’s creativity protects engine investment

By Capt. Rocka Romcke I don’t think any engineer would disagree that to maximize engine performance, we need to give it clean fuel, clean air and clean oil. Years ago,…

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