The Triton

Crew Coach

Take time to understand each other to help great team dynamic flow

Speaking to a coaching client recently, we started talking about the challenges of working aboard yachts. We ended up pretty much agreeing that the biggest …

The attitudes of each of us fills the collective soul of yachting

The word soul and the concept of a soul can conjure up many meanings and thoughts, depending on where you’re coming from with it. Certainly, all the …

Some thoughts about re-entering the yachting industry

I have written in this space in previous editions about thoughts for those entering the yachting world, and about veteran captains and crew staying and going. …

Are you in the yachting profession for the love of it, the money or both?

“The most beautiful fate, the most wonderful good fortune that can happen to any human being, is to be paid for doing that which he passionately loves to …

Springtime can be a good time for a personal haul out

The arrival of April signals the arrival of spring. In many areas there are signs of new growth. Trees start to bud and new plant life begins to push up …

Energy drains can affect performance

I had a coaching client recently start a session stating that she felt completely drained, emotionally, physically drained. A great discussion ensued about …

Boat shows an opportunity for connections

I recently wrote a column about how boat shows can be a challenging, stressful or possibly boring time for captains and crew working them. But they also are an …

Uncertainty is here to stay in the life of yacht crew

I recently had a conversation with a crew member of a private yacht who was having some difficulty with the yacht’s unclear itinerary. When she spoke with …

Work ethic can change lives

I’ve read and overheard a lot over the past few years about the work ethic of new — and even some not-so-new — crew in the yachting industry. It …

Don’t let fear get in the way of new opportunities

We are in that time of year where many yachts are bringing on new crew for the winter season. That means new and exciting — and sometimes quite …

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Latest news from Bermuda

Latest news from Bermuda

May 25, 2017 Capt. Kent Kohlberger and the crew on M/Y Safira are docked at the America"s Cup Village in the Naval Dockyard in Bermuda …

From the Bridge: Below Deck annoys, damages but doesn’t destroy industry

From the Bridge: Below Deck annoys, damages but doesn’t destroy industry

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox A reality show of yacht captains, crew and their guests on charter has been a big hit with TV viewers …

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 …