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FLIBS19: Show bigger, busier after 60 years

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By Dorie Cox So many things were different in 1959. Alaska and Hawaii had just joined the U.S. as new states; the average cost of gasoline was 25 cents a…

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Tropic Ocean Airways now flies out of Puerto Rico

Tropic Ocean Airways has launched service out of San Juan, Puerto Rico.  The airline said the new service has been in the works for some time, as negotiations for safe…

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Engineer’s Angle: Center hurricane prep on self-sufficiency

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Engineer’s Angle: by JD Anson The premise of yachting for owners and guests is to experience the beauty of the world and disconnect from stress. But while our “Instagram society”…

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Triton sort-of Spotted in Horta

A veteran yacht captain and friend of The Triton who was bringing a boat across from the Med to Fort Lauderdale saw this on the dock in Horta and thought…

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

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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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Monaco19: Tied down and gimballed, S/Y Lush crew at work for the sail of it

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By Dorie Cox “We’re not so much on flowers,” Stew Cherie Neave said. Vases would mean one more thing to secure each day before setting sail on S/Y Lush, a…

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Yacht’s third trip delivers tons of donations after Hurricane Dorian

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Story and photos by Dorie Cox; Offload photos from M/Y Axis Update Sept. 10 Capt. Les Annan and the yacht’s crew are preparing M/Y Axis to head back to the…

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Yacht joins canine crusade after Hurricane Dorian

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By Dorie Cox When the large door opened on the stern of the 240-foot yacht, 50 furry faces stared out at the volunteers on the dock. Just a day before,…

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Box by box, volunteers fill Mission of Hope’s boat for Hurricane Dorian relief

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Photos and story by Dorie Cox From the dock, across the passerelle, down the port side of M/V True North, into the companionway and down the hold, up to 40…

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Hurricane Dorian’s slow crawl halts communication with Bahamas

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By Dorie Cox UPDATE Sept. 3 Communication with employees in the Bahamas has declined during slow-moving Hurricane Dorian, according to Michael Kelly, president and CEO at Bradford Marine. Staff in…

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