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From the Bridge

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 …

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. …

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Editor’s Picks

Capt. Ryan O’Meara dies in the Bahamas

Capt. Ryan O’Meara dies in the Bahamas

By Dorie Cox Capt. Ryan O’Meara loved the water, his yacht crew, and his work on M/Y Pipe Dream, a 112-foot Westport. He was in the …

Underway and over the top with Capt. Grant Maughan

Underway and over the top with Capt. Grant Maughan

A lifetime of experiences on land and at sea culminate as Capt. Grant Maughan summits Mount Everest in May. By Dorie Cox Capt. Grant …

‘Excellent’ waterways make for ‘great’ voyage into America’s Upper South

‘Excellent’ waterways make for ‘great’ voyage into America’s Upper South

By Lucy Chabot Reed The four-member crew of M/Y Sensation, a 112 Westport, took the vessel from Fort Lauderdale to Nashville, Tennessee, …

Renovation plans for Pier 66, The Sails take a step forward

Renovation plans for Pier 66, The Sails take a step forward

By a vote of 4-1, Fort Lauderdale city commissioners last night approved a development agreement with Tavistock Development Company, owners …

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