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From the Bridge

Go sailing, trust your captain to enjoy yachting

We spend a lot of time in our monthly captains luncheons talking about things that impact a captain’s job and career. Most of those conversations over …

Tomorrows leaders begin with captains of today

Tomorrow’s leaders begin with captains of today I read with great interest Capt. Ian Bone’s editorial regarding a captain’s leadership …

Captains give green crew a chance

Yachting has always attracted young people, some infatuated with the sea, others intrigued by the prospect of working on these lovely vessels, most intoxicated …

Balancing life and work aboard yachts

When it comes to time off in yachting, captains say it’s tough to manage, no matter what. The rare story of an owner who schedules the boat’s use …

Leadership skills coveted, not required, for captains

As long as I have been hosting these lunches, the issue of leadership skills among captains has come up. The skills aren’t required for licensure yet most …

Relationship, not price, wins vendor loyalty

As the economy changes, it seems that the yachting industry had shifted over the past few months. That may be because of the time of year, and we don’t …

Captains sign on by choice and whim

Having a career in yachting never used to be something you planned. Ask anyone who got into yachting as it evolved in the 1980s and 1990s and you’ll …

From the Bridge: Standard lacking in command changes

Any yachtie will tell you that no two jobs are the same. Every yacht, every owner, every crew is different, and it’s tough to follow the same rules from …

People are key to best days on yachts

When most people thinking of yachting, they likely think of pretty things: sunny days, clear warm waters, people smiling and having extraordinary adventures. …

Personality and attitude top list when hiring

The onset of the summer season often brings new faces to yachts and crews. So we wanted to ask captains about their hiring practices. What do yacht captains …

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Yacht safety protocols aim to prevent accidental diver death

Yacht safety protocols aim to prevent accidental diver death

By Dorie Cox A scuba diver was killed by a yacht propeller the morning of June 27 at Old Port Cove Marina in North Palm Beach, Florida. …

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Deja Too, Aphrodite A sell; Seven Sins, Beija Flor listed for sale

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Deja Too, Aphrodite A sell; Seven Sins, Beija Flor listed for sale

Yachts sold M/Y Deja Too, a 170-foot (52m) Amels launched in 2003, sold by Fraser brokers Andrew Bond and Georges Bourgoignie. Asking …

Crew’s gym time together is an exercise in team building

Crew’s gym time together is an exercise in team building

By Dorie Cox Capt. Sally-Ann Konigkramer gave the crew of M/Y Sofia, a 137-foot Moonen, the day off recently. Instead of resting or …

M/Y Natita seized

M/Y Natita seized

M/Y Natita, a 217-foot (66m) Oceanco launched in Germany in 2005, has been seized by Goldman Sachs Group after the owner, Texas oil mogul …

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