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Rob Gannon

Rob Gannon is a 25-year licensed captain and certified life and wellness coach. He offers free sample coaching sessions and can be reached at rob@yachtcrewcoach.com.

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Crew Coach: Get comfortable taking those first steps in a new direction

Crew Coach: by Capt. Rob Gannon We all go through change and transitions in our lives. Some get thrown in our faces suddenly, and others we can think about and …

Small steps can lead to large changes

Crew Coach: by Capt. Rob Gannon I’ve had a couple of conversations lately about feeling stuck, just folks not knowing where or how to start making big …

Crew Coach: Age, experience make captains more desireable, not less

Crew Coach by Capt. Rob Gannon A subject has come up recently with a couple of captains I have been working with in my coaching service. The subject of age …

Rein in old habits that hurt to make new ones possible

Happy New Year to all. Yes, it’s that time again; the calendar flips to another year and we can also start anew with our habits and goals. Be aware, however, …

All crew are in same boat for the holidays away from family

The holiday season is upon us again and it can be a challenging time to some who are separated from family and friends. For those of us who grew up celebrating …

Hurricane is reminder of the impermanence of everything

Hurricane Matthew has come and gone, and for those in its path who have sustained damage, the anxious anticipation has been replaced with assessment, cleanup …

Don’t be ashamed to rise to opportunities

On most Wednesday nights, I get together with some musicians and play some tunes. It’s real casual and fun. We play music, tells stories, eat some barbecue …

Is there a narcissist onboard?

By Rob Gannon I was speaking with a client recently who expressed concerns about dealing with a spouse who she believes is a narcissist. This term — …

Power of intention, persistence guide the process of change

I have really enjoyed the 30 years I’ve spent as a captain. That lifestyle has brought me to some of the most beautiful spots on the planet, and I got paid …

Recognizing the mission first step in building successful team

I’ve been on a lot of teams in my life. I started on sport teams at a very young age and that continued through high school. After my first go around of …

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Rules of the Road: French crew, residents must begin to pay social security

Rules of the Road: French crew, residents must begin to pay social security

Rules of the Road: by Capt. Jake Desvergers During March, the French government enacted a new decree affecting all foreign seafarers …

From the Bridge: Non-drinkers left out of crew-bonding activities

From the Bridge: Non-drinkers left out of crew-bonding activities

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox A young crew member, new to the industry, was surprised to find many crew activities include cocktails. As …

The Triton partners with Refit show

The Triton partners with Refit show

Ft. Lauderdale-based The Triton, a monthly news magazine for captains and crew, is partnering with organizers of the 2018 Refit …

Veteran yacht captain Rick Lenardson dies

Veteran yacht captain Rick Lenardson dies

Veteran yacht captain Richard (Rick) Lee Lenardson died on April 13 of a liver metastasis. A cancerous tumor at the esophagus and stomach …

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