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From the Bridge

Many captains and yachts choose Ft. Lauderdale

The premise of this month’s From the Bridge captains luncheon might seem a little odd, but recent events in Ft. Lauderdale (discussions of a high-speed …

Not all captains see phone use as addictive

The past few years have changed things in the cell-phone-and-work arena on yachts. Thanks to technological advances, phones are much more than things with …

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 …

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Chief engineer Jan “Yannie” Nielsen dies in an accident at home

Chief engineer Jan “Yannie” Nielsen dies in an accident at home

Chief Eng. Jan “Yannie” Nielsen died suddenly when he suffered a slip and fall accident at his home in Honduras on Oct. 2, according to …

Triton Expo 2017

Triton Expo 2017

The Fall Triton Expo brought together more than 750 captains, crew and industry professionals last night to network and meet with 42 …

Plea comes for medical supplies to aid in Caribbean

Plea comes for medical supplies to aid in Caribbean

By Lucy Chabot Reed When YachtAid Global called after two hurricanes swept over the Caribbean, Rebecca Castellano pulled out all the …

Rules of the Road: Tricky tonnage measurement not about weight

Rules of the Road: Tricky tonnage measurement not about weight

Rules of the Road: by Capt. Jake Desvergers Tonnage is an important topic in the maritime and yachting industry. Tonnage forms the basis …

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