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Latest news in the charter fleet: Mizu, Lady Joy in Bahamas this winter

News in the charter fleet M/Y Mizu, a 174-foot (53m) Oceanfast built in 2004, now available for charter in the Bahamas for summer and winter through Northrop …

From atop a volcano to under the sea in St. Kitts

Story and photos by Chef Victoria Allman “Good job!” Hilton barked. Hilton “Like-the-Hotel” was the Rastafarian guide leading us through the tropical …

Airport in St. Maarten reopens after hurricanes

St. Maarten’s airport reopened yesterday for commercial flights after hurricanes Irma and Maria last month. The Princess Juliana International Airport …

Yacht facilities planned for Yokohama

By Dorie Cox Waterfront properties are being developed by the city government in Yokohama, Japan, and Superyacht Logistics (SYL) Japan is working with …

Windowless cars, damaged boats, rare flights aid Tortola escape after Hurricane Irma

By Dorie Cox The first frightening trip was out the door of the hotel bathroom. Four charter boat guests stood up from the floor of their room at the Treasure …

Corps awards St. Pete/Tampa dredging contract

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, awarded a $4,662,432 contract for maintenance dredging of the Tampa and St. Petersburg harbors to …

St. Thomas, St. John ports closed until further notice

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection has reported severe damage to airports and ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands due to Hurricane Irma. Airports and ports in …

Hurricane Irma updates

Sept. 9 9:52 p.m. Personal report from Triton editor Dorie Cox: It is 9:52 p.m. in Fort Lauderdale at my home near I-95 and State Road 84/Marina Mile. We are …

Cruising Grounds: Patagonia yacht guide

By Carlos Miquel For non-seafaring people, Patagonia represents an outdoor clothing line or a distant piece of land with vast pampas and gauchos. For seafaring …

Cruising permit fees triple in British Virgin Islands

By Carol Bareuther It just became costlier to charter in the British Virgin Islands. New cruising fees, effective Aug. 1, triple the rate for home-based …

Editor’s Picks

Yacht owner Paul Allen leaves legacy, big shoes to fill

Yacht owner Paul Allen leaves legacy, big shoes to fill

UPDATE By Dorie Cox When Microsoft co-founder and yacht owner Paul Allen died on Oct. 15, he left a legacy for the yacht industry, …

17 captains, crew honored with Acrew’s Crew Awards

17 captains, crew honored with Acrew’s Crew Awards

Seventeen yacht crew members were honored during Acrew’s inaugural Crew Awards in mid-October. The winners are: Engineer & ETO: …

National Marine Suppliers poker run 2018 rides for charity

National Marine Suppliers poker run 2018 rides for charity

More than 100 motorcyclists and car enthusiasts rode through the Florida Everglades for National Marine Suppliers' 11th annual Poker Run on …

Secure at Sea: Yachts tempt thieves, especially in South Florida

Secure at Sea: Yachts tempt thieves, especially in South Florida

Secure@Sea: by Corey Ranslem “I can’t believe that happened!” That’s usually the response you get when you hear about the …