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Beach cleanup marks two years

Beach cleanup marks two years

Fort Lauderdale provided the perfect weather and MOCEAN supplied the fun at the Fort Lauderdale Beach Cleanup on June 11 in recognition of World Ocean’s Month. It was the second anniversary of the monthly cleanup, and about 55 people were on hand to celebrate, including MOCEAN, the social networking app for crew. ...

Check out the crew scene at the Newport International Boat Show

Check out the crew scene at the Newport International Boat Show

Triton’s Aubree Dunbar was on hand at the Newport boat show in mid-September to capture these images taken along the waterfront of crew at work, both in the show and at the shipyard next door.

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FLIBS20: Saturday weathers rain

FLIBS20: Saturday weathers rain

Rain kept crowds at bay on Saturday for the fourth day of the 61st annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, but the cloudy skies couldn't dampen crew spirits. It was Halloween, after all. Photos by Tom Serio, Robin Meagher...

FLIBS20: Rain dampens Day 3

FLIBS20: Rain dampens Day 3

Crew were busy with chamois towels today as rains dampened day 3 of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Still, before and after showers, the docks were busy with attendees. Photos by Lucy Reed  ...

FLIBS20: Crew smile for sunny Day 2

FLIBS20: Crew smile for sunny Day 2

Crew on the roughly 30 crewed yachts in the 61st annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show today kept busy with lots of tours, guests and brokers. Many also took the safety measures seriously, taking off their masks only for a...

FLIBS20 opens to small crowds, open spaces

FLIBS20 opens to small crowds, open spaces

The 61st annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show opened today under sunny skies, wider face docks and spacious tents.  The show was mostly contained around Bahia Mar Yachting Center and Hall of Fame Marina. Although dock space was reserved...

Triton hosts first open virtual networking

Triton hosts first open virtual networking

By Lucy Chabot Reed About 40 people joined us for our first Triton Virtual Networking event last week, calling our new platform “a brilliant use of time and resources” to get people networking again. The “tables” or chat rooms welcome...

Northern Europe offers memorable cruising grounds

Northern Europe offers memorable cruising grounds

By Rebecca Whitlocke In recent years, countries in Scandinavia, the Baltic and the fringe of the Arctic have become more popular with yacht owners, charter companies and crew. While these coastlines may be less famous than their Mediterranean or Caribbean...

Transport ship departs Palma after ballast incident

Transport ship departs Palma after ballast incident

By Lucy Chabot ReedPhotos by Estela Shipping Agency DYT transport ship M/V Super Servant 4, departed Palma this morning en route to Genoa after losing power and suffering a ballast malfunction while offloading on June 8. According to a...

Crew use COVID downtime to make a difference

Crew use COVID downtime to make a difference

By Lucy Chabot Reed Yacht crew all over the world have found interesting and creative ways to make a difference during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. In the Bahamas, Mate/Engr. Paul Nelson and Stew Fiona Last of the 81...


Recent News

Making a difference, one kilometer at a time

Making a difference, one kilometer at a time

Chief Stew Carla Annas is a triathlete who is determined to make a difference. Her foundation helps disadvantaged students in South Africa, and the race is on to raise enough funds to send one child to school.

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MIT scientists turn seawater to drinking water with the push of a button

MIT scientists turn seawater to drinking water with the push of a button

MIT researchers have recently developed a portable desalination unit that weighs less than 10 kilograms, requires less power to operate than a cellphone charger, and can also be driven by a small, portable solar panel. The device utilizes electrical power...

Crew Insurance: Are you confident you’re covered?

Crew Insurance: Are you confident you’re covered?

Many things can break on board a yacht, including the crew. So when a crew member falls down a hatch, contracts malaria, or runs over a snorkeler with the tender, it’s important to know how liability insurance coverage works. Yet, as with many things yacht-related, it can be confusing.

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Underwriters at the helm

Underwriters at the helm

When yacht owners shop around for insurance, they are faced with very high premiums and loss deductibles from underwriters who limit cruising grounds based on their risk assessment. In some cases, yacht insurance premiums have risen by at least 43 percent from 2021 to 2022.

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The forever sought-after rotation

The forever sought-after rotation

Three words: Charter Rotation Position! These three words bring joy to the ears of many in search of their next vessel. Charter yachts provide the ability to earn extra cash, while rotations provide the extra freedom of time. Everyone wants it — but first, there are a few concerns to take into account.

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Pollution insurance required in U.S. waters

Pollution insurance required in U.S. waters

Operating yachts in U.S. waters requires compliance with a number of laws, regulations, and codes. Many of these requirements are met through various means, including vessel design, insurance, specific contractors, approved manuals, and safe operations. Applicability of these obligations...

Crew Finances: Navigating the obstacles

Crew Finances: Navigating the obstacles

A wandering life is a wonderful thing … except when it comes to taxes, residencies, and mortgages! With a little help from specialists, navigating the financial hurdles of a life on the move doesn’t have to be difficult.

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U.S. seizes Russian-owned superyacht Amadea

U.S. seizes Russian-owned superyacht Amadea

The U.S. has taken control of the Russian-owned M/Y Amadea, a 350-foot German-built yacht launched in 2016 that had been in Fiji since mid-April, awaiting judgment in an appeal filed by the yacht’s...

Pelagic permits

Pelagic permits

Permits and catch reports can be processed online by NOAA Fisheries. NOAA Fisheries, also known as the National Marine Fisheries Service, is an office of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration within the Department of Commerce. It has five regional...


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