The Triton

Crew Coach

When do captains know when it’s time for a change?

Some captains stay in the industry for the long haul, possibly until they retire. Others do not, moving on to other things, a different life. What are the …

That hard-to-define quality gets you hired

I’d like to start my column this month by thanking all those who attended my seminar at the Triton Expo in October. We had a great discussion about …

Ask tough questions to get answers for progress

Sometimes it can be helpful and enlightening to take some time and do an honest self-assessment. You know, take stock and take a good look at where we are, who …

How to handle the drama onboard

I didn’t plan on writing about this, however; it seems there is a certain TV show out there that is getting a lot of attention these days. That’s …

Update your navigational charts for life

I’ve done some interesting deliveries of yachts in my day. Some of these vessels were well equipped with the latest electronics for navigation, updated …

The Yachting Life at Midlife

I have written some columns in the past year directed more toward those just starting out or new to the industry.  But if you’ve been in this game …

Storm reminds us what is important in comparisons

Many of us compare our things to other’s things. But as a life coach, I steer people away from comparing their lives to other people’s lives. Well, …

Income prevents crew leaving yacht jobs

As a coach, I speak with many people about transitions, growth and possibly changing careers. One common theme or concern often comes to the forefront, and …

For a rewarding life continue to teach and learn

Teaching others what we know, ongoing learning and a thirst for knowledge adds satisfaction, energy and wisdom to our lives. Education and teaching enhance the …

Enthusiasm and attitude take you far

Recently, I wrote about deliveries of yachts and it brought back lots of memories. I also started thinking about enthusiasm and attitude, which led me to …

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Editor’s Picks

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 …

Stew Cues: A lesson in porcelain

Stew Cues: A lesson in porcelain

Stew Cues: by Chief Stew Alene Keenan Yacht stews care for numerous ceramic and porcelain items, including dishes, decorative tiles, art …

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