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Could boatyard buyouts mean changes ahead for contractors and captains?

Soaring boats sales and a boom in waterfront housing have made savvy investors see the value in preexisting boatyards as limited commodities uniquely poised to service and house all those big, beautiful boats.

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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 year.  Not surprisingly, half of the top 10 stories…

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A look at and inside Pendennis

Let us first set the scene, as the location of this shipyard is very much a part of its DNA. Cornwall is a county in England, right at the southwestern…

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Pinmar partners with scaffolding company

Spain-based GYG, parent company of Pinmar, has signed an agreement with German scaffolding company ALTRAD to distribute its equipment in the United States. The ALTRAD system uses a modular construction…

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Georgia may pull tax cap on yacht refits

An article on the Atlanta Journal-Constitution newspaper’s website yesterday reports that Georgia state legislators are considering cancelling the sales tax cap it put on yacht refits as a way of…

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FLIBS19: Show’s economic impact jumps 50 percent

The 60th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, held Oct. 30-Nov. 3, 2019, generated $1.3 billion in economic impact in the state of Florida, more than 50% more than the…

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Med shipyards reopen under strict new measures

Superyacht refit and repair company MB92 Group announced this morning that it has re-started activity at both of its shipyards in Barcelona and La Ciotat, France. Operations, which resumed Tuesday,…

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Stew Cues: Finding perfect towels no easy task

Stew Cues: by Alene Keenan One of the biggest challenges of consulting on an interior refit and helping the owners choose from different towel collections is being able to explain…

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Yacht captains share what COVID-19 has done to their world

By Dorie Cox and Lucy Chabot Reed As information changes quickly for yacht crew in a COVID-19-pandemic world, The Triton reached out to hear from the captains in charge. As…

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From the Bridge: Crew dream of moving up, captains long to move down

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From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox A group of yacht captains with experience at the helm of yachts from 100 feet to more than 250 feet gathered to address a…

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