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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

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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

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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

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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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Culinary Waves: Feeding people gets tricky in power outage

Culinary Waves: by Chef Mary Beth Lawton Johnson I flew back to South Florida from the yacht to prep my house for Hurricane Dorian, and while waiting it out with…

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

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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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Yellowed piping telltale sign exhaust is too hot

By Mike Prado Many times when we visit yachts at the marinas and shipyards, we see that the main engine and generator exhaust wet section’s piping and mufflers, which are…

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