Fort Lauderdale

New owners + new crew + high turnover is perfect formula for sheer frustration

First-time American owners, met with a shortage of experienced crew, have had a crash course in the high crew-turnover roller coaster ride that is the bane of the industry.

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How to skin a cat

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It takes creativity to keep a yacht running when supply falls far short of demand. Despite some setbacks, the world is slowly emerging from the depths of the COVID pandemic.…

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Chasing the Caribbean sun in St. Thomas, USVI

By Carol M. Bareuther, RD When locals living in the hills above Charlotte Amalie harbor look out and see the 452-foot, Lürssen-built M/Y Rising Sun is back on the docks…

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Triton founders leave a legacy of hard work, heartfelt service

The Triton’s former co-owner and founding editor Lucy Chabot Reed relates some of the triumphs and trials that made The Triton a trusted source of yachting news and networking for 17 years.

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MHG celebrates 30th anniversary

Fort Lauderdale-based marine insurance company MHG Insurance turns 30 this year, and is marking its anniversary with a new office and fresh logo.  Since opening in 1991, MHG has insured…

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Scandinavian builder launches in US

Sweden-based boat manufacturer Windy Scandinavia AB has partnered with Fort Lauderdale-based Nautical Ventures to launch its range of speed boats in the United States.  Founded in 1966, Windy Boats produces…

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New lift coming together at Derecktor Fort Pierce

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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 shipyard. With the lengthy permitting…

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Nautical Ventures relocates to Fort Lauderdale

Nautical Ventures Group, a water sports products dealer, is relocating its sales and office divisions from Dania Beach to Federal Highway (U.S. 1)in Fort Lauderdale. The company will take over…

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Bahamas show moves to Rybovich for 2021

The 2021 Bahamas Charter Yacht Show, now being organized by the Association of Bahamas Marinas, will take place Feb. 25-26 at Rybovich Superyacht Marina in West Palm Beach. In a…

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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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