innovation

Owner’s View: Driving is a dying art

Many of our younger crew members have looked forward to becoming command drivers on a large yacht. I understand that desire. Over the decades, I have tried to provide some…

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FLIBS20: ISS design awards, gala cancelled

The 30th edition of the annual Design & Leadership Awards Gala, held the night before the opening of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show each year, has been cancelled amid…

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Refit Matters: New traditions evolve from refit challenges

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Refit Matters: by Jon Wilson The great traditions of the maritime industry have flourished for good reason. Starting with the most fundamental one – the navigational rules of the road…

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Sea Science: Daylight Saving Time a short-term investment strategy

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed “Spring forward; fall back” may be one of the most useful pneumonic phrases in existence to help us remember how to reset our clocks: an…

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MIBS20: Innovation Award winners announced at Miami show

Winners of the 2020 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show Innovation Awards were announced by the National Marine Manufacturers Association and Boating Writers International on Feb. 14. The awards, which…

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Spotted in Taiwan

The Triton‘s intrepid freelance writer/photographer Tom Serio traveled halfway around the world to the Horizon Yachts 2020 Open House in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, in January. Horizon’s bi-annual event celebrates its global…

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Refit Matters: Understanding world of refit can help crew avoid frustration

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Refit Matters: by Jon Wilson Refit shipyards are veritable industries in and of themselves, teeming with technicians involved at different stages of the refit process. From the first survey to…

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Engineer’s Angle: Fuel for both yacht, tender attractive

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Engineer’s Angle: JD Anson Whether taking the boss shopping in St. Tropez or dragging kids for miles on a banana in the Bahamas, tenders are indispensable to today’s yachting scene.…

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Tropic Ocean Airways CEO wins entrepreneur award

Rob Ceravolo, CEO of Tropic Ocean Airways, has been named Ernst & Young’s “Entrepreneur of the Year” in the Consumer Services category for Florida.  The award — which recognizes entrepreneurs…

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Oceanco’s Bravo Eugenia wins explorer award

Oceanco’s recently delivered M/Y Bravo Eugenia won the first ever La Belle Classe Explorer Award presented by the Yacht Club of Monaco on March 28. This award is based on…

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