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Any system can fail; any yacht can lose control

I am the full-time captain of the vessel that suffered a control system failure in the Bahamas this fall. Unfortunately, at the time of the failure, I was on …

Towing has been around long before yachting

This letter is in response to the Owner’s View column in The Triton, and is aimed precisely at the captain who opposes towing and claims “the most …

Protect skin from ever-present mate, the sun

By Dora Salazar For most people, nothing looks better than a sunny day. All of a sudden, the world seems to be more beautiful and outdoor activities start to …

U.S crew face higher premiums, penalties as Obamacare matures

By Maria Karlsson The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, nicknamed Obamacare, went into effect on Jan. 1, 2014. The law was designed to allow U.S. …

Guidelines help navigate new French rules for commercial yachts

By Thibault Hermant, operations manager of SOS Yachting France and Penny Hammond-Smith, marketing and communications manager of SOS Yachting France. SOS …

Remove and store high-value items during refit, sale

Preparing a yacht for refit or sale requires the owner, captain and crew to think about protecting every part of the vessel and its contents. Putting a plan …

Handle stress as you do bad weather: adjust your sails

Prevention is, as in other aspects of seamanship, better than the cure. — Sir Robin Knox Johnson As a doctor of Eastern medicine and acupuncture, I have …

Yacht crew miss Uber in South Florida’s Broward County

I’m sure many crew have heard of the loss of Uber in South Florida’s Broward County. The ride-sharing company has been great for myself and our crew, and I …

What U.S. yacht owners, crew need to know about traveling to Cuba

According to a May report from the Associated Press, American tourism in Cuba has risen a dramatic 36 percent within the past year. Only 90 miles from …

Every boat is different

Allow me to say that it has been a pleasure reading the thoughts of an owner. [The Owner’s View column by Peter Herm launched in December and appears every …

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Secure at Sea: The growing pains of cyber-security

Secure at Sea: The growing pains of cyber-security

Secure @ Sea: by Corey Ranslem When I heard about it, I was amazed but not surprised. The high-roller database at a major casino …

Crew Compass: Make time for yourself

Crew Compass: Make time for yourself

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon One thing that I’ve found difficult on boats over the years is making time for myself and doing things …

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Bandido sells; Saint Nicholas, Rock.It listed

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Bandido sells; Saint Nicholas, Rock.It listed

Yachts sold M/Y Bandido, a 137-foot (41.8m) Westport launched in 1989, sold in an in-house deal by Ocean Independence broker Chris …

Derecktor, Haack bid for Fort Pierce yacht facility

Derecktor, Haack bid for Fort Pierce yacht facility

By Dorie Cox Two bids to develop a megayacht repair facility in Fort Pierce, Florida, are under evaluation. Derecktor Holdings Inc. and …

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