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Triton survey: Have you ever lost anything overboard?

Every crew member we spoke to lost something overboard. Top of the list were sunglasses and personal items such as cell phones and hats.Crew lost chamois …

Triton survey: Do you get seasick?

Since they work onboard boats, we asked crew at the show if they get seasick. The majority of them said no, they do not get sick. But then several admitted to …

Captain gives all his ‘secrets’ away

Professional yacht crew can do many things. Besides crossing oceans and plotting courses without signposts, they keep a floating city operational. Being good …

Write to be heard: Missing my Bridge lunches

Did you do away with the Bridge lunch? I’ve always enjoyed reading what captains believed. Owners sometimes don’t know what captains are thinking. …

A recap of a historic storm

Dire forecasts of record-setting storm surges, hurricane force winds and extreme coastal flooding along the northeast U.S. coast hastened mariners to head up …

Superstorm Sandy standard for yacht crew

Sometimes, you end up where you don’t really want to be. For Capt. Martyn Walker of the 258-foot M/Y Pegasus V, that was New York City at the end of …

Dania Cut dredging clears hurdle, ahead of schedule

The dredging project in the Dania Cutoff Canal near Ft. Lauderdale is proceeding faster than planned, already past Dania Cut Super Yacht Repair. In late …

Estate managers group good fit for shore crew

There comes a time in most yachting careers when crew toy with the idea of moving ashore. Often, it doesn’t last long as the realities of sitting in an …

White, male captains: We need, more pros.

This month’s survey started out as a census of all yacht crew, but something happened to our database and it went mostly to captains. So, instead, …

U.S. Dept. of Transportation announces donation

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration will give $2.3 million to America’s six state maritime academies. Generated from a …

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Owner’s View: Help guests enjoy, understand big boating

Owner’s View: Help guests enjoy, understand big boating

Owner's View: by Peter Herm One of the highest and best uses of our boat is to allow our family, friends, employees and business …

European builders here to stay at Palm Beach show

European builders here to stay at Palm Beach show

By Triton Editor Dorie Cox Major megayacht builders from across the Atlantic Ocean have taken notice of Palm Beach's boat show. Four …

Rules of the Road: French crew, residents must begin to pay social security

Rules of the Road: French crew, residents must begin to pay social security

Rules of the Road: by Capt. Jake Desvergers During March, the French government enacted a new decree affecting all foreign seafarers …

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 …

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