The Triton

Mark Godbeer

Mark Godbeer, a culinary-trained chef from South Africa, has been professionally cooking for more than 11 years, 9 of which have been on yachts (chefmarkgodbeer.com).

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Garlic-and-Herb Beer Can Chicken recipe

Every month for the past three years, I have written recipes on how to cook dishes for charter guests or crew. Well, chefs, this one is for you. As crew, we …

Roasted Cauliflower Salad

Our brains are a stockpile of favored food memories and associations. One second I will get a craving for my mom’s famous roast lamb and the next all I want …

Top Shelf: Mushroom Quinoa Burger

Last month, I shared a recipe for my day kickstarter, The Green Flash, a metabolism-boosting shake I drink nearly every day on charter. The problem with this …

The Green Flash

Everyone always asks me what I eat on charter, and how I stay in reasonable shape with all that temptation at my fingertips. The answer: A balanced diet. When …

Chicken, mixed vegetable and cashew, egg fried rice

As recently as two years ago, had anyone offered me fried rice, my nose would have wrinkled. My lack of appreciation for rice and the unsophistication of the …

Floral Scented Sweet Garden Pea Sauce

A boat is a floating five-star hotel that changes locations constantly. Most of the time, those location changes are to the benefit of the guests and many …

Rosemary roasted chicken and truffle mushroom soup

It doesn’t matter if you are a crew chef, head chef, master chef or home cook, you are bound to gather leftovers in your fridge. Usually we will sit there …

Mushroom, Caramelized Onion & Rosemary Marmalade

Versatility is a paramount quality in any yachtie, regardless of position. Being able to help out in other departments is what really brings a boat together. …

Try this recipe for Citrus Caper Gnocchi

This recipe goes out to all of  those chefs who like to get their hands dirty, who love cooking, who don’t believe in “that’s just okay,” and …

Whipped goat cheese, roasted lemon and cracked pepper filled beet ravioli

As yacht chefs, we always have to think on our toes due to the fact that EVERYBODY’S palates, moods and/or diets change regularly. When it comes to …

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Bridge repair to close New River navigation in February

Bridge repair to close New River navigation in February

UPDATE Dec. 6 A planned repair of the railroad bridge in downtown Ft. Lauderdale will close navigation to the city's major shipyards for …

Hiring yacht crew challenges captains

Hiring yacht crew challenges captains

Hiring crew is one of yachting's biggest challenges, according to some captains. They aim to pick the right candidates, but often …

There’s one more step after selling a boat: Take care of the crew

There’s one more step after selling a boat: Take care of the crew

The goal of most of the exhibitors at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is to sell boats. From the anecdotal stories I heard …

Government officers clarify policies for yachts in U.S. waters

The rules for yachts and crew in U.S. waters can all be found in written regulations, but there are often questions as to interpretation. …