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From stews, captains, and bilge rats, women become engineers

Yacht crew get their starts in a variety of ways. Several of the female engineers talked about their beginnings in the yachting industry. Read “Engineers …

Yacht chef offers Willy Wonka-like peek inside galley

When Neal Salisbury was young he wanted to be an explorer and travel the oceans. He imagined his journeys on Christopher Columbus-type ships. Now at 46, he …

Former purser spins dark comedies

Duncan Whitehead, a former purser on M/Y Boadicea and M/Y Princess Mariana, is not always what he seems. And neither are the characters in his recent novels. …

Executive started as deck/stew and worked way up to captain

By Isabella Klar Before she began working on boats, Wendy Umla worked for a big corporation where women can go as high as they desire. She was an executive, …

Chef exchanges travel for travellers

It’s a kind of a reverse travel for Chef Zachariah Rath after 13 years working on megayachts.   “I continue to meet people from around the …

Feisty, savage sauces created by crew

Last April, when Capt. David Gunn was looking for work on a yacht, he put his information on bottles of homemade hot sauce and handed them out like business …

How did you get your start in yachting?

It takes all kinds of people to work in yachting, those who have saltwater in their veins, those who tripped over a line somewhere along the way, and those who …

Crew clean up with side business

Separately, they are two yacht captains, an engineer and a chef. Together, the four yacht crew are the Marine Eco Solutions (also known as MES Clean) team. …

Stirling-Perkins is a blend

Lizabeth Anne Stirling-Perkins is a yacht chef who paints. But she’s also an artist who cooks. There is no separating her from either. As a freelance chef, …

Lessons learned. Titanic, no, but a night to remember nonetheless

By Capt. Bruce Gregory Before I begin, let me first say that in spite of the odds against it, I suffered only a few bruises, some sore muscles and a fractured …

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Triton networks with United Yacht Transport

Triton networks with United Yacht Transport

About 175 captains, crew and industry professionals joined The Triton to network with United Yacht Transport on the first day of summer in …

Crew on charter duty during America’s Cup races

Crew on charter duty during America’s Cup races

The crew on M/Y Rena are at work with yacht charters, even as America's Cup events race around them. Many guests are taking advantage of …

Sea Science: Ice governs aquatic life on Earth

Sea Science: Ice governs aquatic life on Earth

Sea Science: by Scott McDowell You need not be a sober scientist to realize that ice is lighter than water. We see cubes floating in our …

Lauderdale celebrates marine industry

Lauderdale celebrates marine industry

Hundreds of marine industry employees and local residents enjoyed the 4th annual Marine Industry Day in Fort Lauderdale on Saturday. …