More Info »"/>

The Triton

News

Some captains have noticed trends in uniform style and material

ADVERTISEMENT

Click first to read The Triton Survey on yacht crew uniforms.

We asked captains if they’ve noticed any trends in crew uniforms.

More options, better fabrics.

They change styles just like everything.

I try to stay away from the yachties and their trends. So, no.

Much more variety than in the past.

Moving away from quasi-military style toward fashion trends. Not a good thing on large vessels.

More sporty and stylish these days. Less traditional.

Racy

Casual and informal seem more prevalent.

More colors, more trendy. Do not like that the ladies’ shorts/skorts get shorter and shorter. We should be mindful that we are still performing in a professional environment, not at Hooters.

Traditional is still in.

Some are getting a bit Euro-looking, and perhaps a bit too form fitting, but still look good.

Some silly bright colors and some are the same old 100 percent cotton with cargo shorts that are outdated, heavy, hot and make even the skinny types look horrible.

See a lot of different stuff,. Kind of preppy myself, and stick to tried and proven. Needs to be practical and not a full-on fashion show with constantly changing trends.

Away from cotton and more 100 percent polyester.

Away from whites and epaulettes.

Quick dry synthetics are replacing a lot of cotton.

More trendy styles of patterns on polos mostly.

The fabrics are getting better, offering more comfort and quicker drying properties, especially for deck crew working out in the sun.

Better breathable materials. Casual attire can still be elegant “yacht racing” style.

Little more modern and a lot more expensive. The problem is that six months later, you can’t get it. So what do you do? Change the whole entire uniform because the new stew can’t find matching skorts?

Yes, but we don’t change. Seeing more blacks and colors on crew. We’re dress whites and blacks.

Suzette  Cook is editor of The Triton. Comments on this survey are welcome at suzette@the-triton.com.

Related Posts...
There are a million factors that determine how much money Read more...
Triton Survey What was the last course you took? Yacht Read more...

Share This Post

About Dorie Cox

Dorie Cox is editor of The Triton.

View all posts by Dorie Cox →

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please answer the question below to leave a comment. * Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.

Editor’s Picks

Savannah Yacht Center welcomes first yacht to graving dock

Savannah Yacht Center welcomes first yacht to graving dock

By Dorie Cox M/Y Aviva, a 223-foot Abeking & Rasmussen, is the first yacht in for service at Savannah Yacht Center's recently …

‘New’ Bermuda awaits yachts for charter, America’s Cup

‘New’ Bermuda awaits yachts for charter, America’s Cup

By Dorie Cox Many yachts are making their initial trip to Bermuda for the country's first hosting of the America’s Cup this month. And …

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: 47m Benetti new build, My Secret, Star sell; Okto, former Fifanella listed

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: 47m Benetti new build, My Secret, Star sell; Okto, former Fifanella listed

Yachts sold Benetti has sold a 47m new-build yacht with a steel hull and aluminum superstructure. Project FB703 will be designed in …

Triton networks with ISS GMT

Triton networks with ISS GMT

About 175 captains, crew and industry professionals gathered for Triton Networking on the third Wednesday of May with marine travel …