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Tenders blazing new trails

Tenders blazing new trails

Sailing through uncharted waters is risky, but new technology is now allowing tenders to scout safe passageways and beam hi-res seafloor images back to the bridge in real time.

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Lean Green Machines

Lean Green Machines

Toys are crucial to making charters exciting, but they’re not always the most eco-friendly. These innovative toys are offering new eco-friendly ways to play.

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Performance + Preservation = Win2 for Tenders

Performance + Preservation = Win2 for Tenders

As the yachting industry continues to get greener, tenders are becoming more eco-friendly. Here are a few examples of how boatbuilders are working hard to bridge the gap between performance and ocean preservation.

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Triton announces YATCO partnership

Triton announces YATCO partnership

If you like Triton now, you will love our future!! Get ready for a more progressive, more on-trend, and more personalized Triton experience — powered by our new partnership with YATCO.

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Keeping expectations in check

Keeping expectations in check

Making sure nothing is forgotten or missed and training new stews are two reasons checklist cards are vital to a well-run interior team.

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Tips for Temps: Filling in like a pro

Tips for Temps: Filling in like a pro

Find yourself joining a yacht program that’s already underway? Here’s how to show you’re a pro.

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‘The Ghost of Bahia Mar Past’

‘The Ghost of Bahia Mar Past’

Did you know that Bahia Mar was once where a boat captain was hanged? It was the only hanging ever conducted by the U.S. Coast Guard, as well as the only legal hanging that ever happened in Broward County.

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Silver Service Protocols: There’s more to master than just table décor

Silver Service Protocols: There’s more to master than just table décor

Working a formal meal service is an important task for every charter. Here are the details you need to become a master at meal service.

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Bahamas now offers four flag options for yachts

Bahamas now offers four flag options for yachts

The island nation of the Bahamas joins the field of international standards for yacht safety and registration. The Bahamas Maritime Authority has relaunched its mega yacht division, becoming a flag option.

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What the Deck! The trouble with toys

What the Deck! The trouble with toys

The joy toys bring to guests is completely opposite to how crew feel about them. Here are some tips on how to manage toys well so you can continue keeping guests happy while not stressing out.

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Teak Critique: Maintenance techniques depend on priorities

Teak Critique: Maintenance techniques depend on priorities

How to treat teak decking depends on the owner’s preference between the short-lived beauty of a golden color or the dull gray advantage of longevity.

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Bareboaters, beware!

Bareboaters, beware!

Bareboat chartering your vessel might sound like an easy way to make some money, but there are considerable legal ramifications and procedural hoops to jump through to do it lawfully. Here’s how to do it without finding yourself in trouble.

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Battle of the Batteries: Which is right for the job?

Battle of the Batteries: Which is right for the job?

Flooded lead acid, AGM, and lithium batteries are three of the most popular batteries for yachts, but how do you know which is best for you? Here’s a breakdown of which battery you should pick depending on your ship’s needs.

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Saving oceans through science

Saving oceans through science

Help save the ocean as a crew volunteer with the International SeaKeepers Society, a not-for-profit organization that partners with the yachting community to further oceanographic research and marine conservation.

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Saint Lucia: Piton power makes this island unlike any other

Saint Lucia: Piton power makes this island unlike any other

It may be in the Eastern Caribbean, but this island nation could easily be mistaken for a Polynesian paradise. Here is everything you’ll need to know if you’re traveling to St. Lucia.

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Offboarding: Preference sheets spark idea for new profession

Offboarding: Preference sheets spark idea for new profession

For Triton’s new “Offboarding” column, we asked Chief Stew/Purser Ciara Farrow about her career transition from yacht crew to software entrepreneur. 

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Caviar Connoisseur: Expert advice on this ultimate delicacy

Caviar Connoisseur: Expert advice on this ultimate delicacy

It’s the culinary epitome of luxury, and yachts are, indeed, a luxury business — but is there a way to scale our perceptions of one of the world’s hottest commodities to fit all sizes of boats and budgets?

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Mining Buoy Data: There’s more to it than you think

Mining Buoy Data: There’s more to it than you think

Many are familiar with the wave height and wind speed data that buoys provide, but another derived parameter of valuable insight to alert captains of approaching sea state conditions is also available: spectral wave energy.

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SoFlo SCUBA: Reefs, wrecks and technical dream dives

SoFlo SCUBA: Reefs, wrecks and technical dream dives

South Florida’s diving scene is sizzling hot, with sites for every level, including beautiful reefs, natural and man-made wrecks, and a slew of technical diving opportunities.

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Trends in diving technology

Trends in diving technology

Depth gauges, bottom timers, and air tables are no longer the tools of the trade. Here’s a look at the latest in dive computer technology.

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Other News

Russian yacht seized by court in Barcelona

A Spanish court has ordered the seizure of M/Y Meridian A due to unpaid shipyard bills.

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Broward Marine yachts make history in South Florida

An installation ceremony is scheduled for a State Florida Heritage Site marker to be installed at Safe Harbor Lauderdale Marine Center to honor the birthplace of the modern marine industry — and the pioneers at its heart — in Broward County and Fort Lauderdale.

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Russian superyachts protected from sanctions in Turkey

Analysis from the Times has found at least 13 yachts in Turkey linked to sanctions, finding safety in the country’s first “mega-yacht-only marina.”

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Charter yacht catches fire in Miami

A charter yacht in Miami caught fire on Friday, Oct. 28.

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Hamilton Marine International Names CEO for U.S. division

David Ross has been named CEO of Hamilton Marine International's new U.S. division. A veteran in the yacht...

New webinars target marine technician trainers

The ABYC Foundation Educator Training Conference offers a subscription-based monthly webinar series for the education and training of future...

JMS Yachting opens yacht management office in U.S. 

JMS Yachting has opened an office in the U.S with an industry veteran at the helm. Rick Thomas, founder...

Crew training at USVI Charter show

An opportunity for captains, mates, chefs, and deck crew, to get a certificate of excellence is available in a new...

British Admiralty to phase out paper charts

British Admiralty paper navigational charts have been vital to commercial and recreational vessels for more than 200 years. But changes...

Quick-thinking crew tackle fire in marina office

Deckhand Joshua Hageman was working on board the 194-foot (59m) M/Y Imagine while docked at the Marigot Bay...

Hurricane relief collection at Captains & Cocktails Happy Hour

We’ve partnered with Professional Women in Yachting to collect financial contributions and donation items for Hurricane Ian relief at our Captains & Cocktails Happy Hour event.

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Get a Doctor — STAT!

New medical platform transmits vital data in real time, no matter how remote the yacht’s location.

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GPS week number rollover

Furuno units may need an update or replacement after this phenomenon that happens every 19.6 years.

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3G network shutdowns could affect your yacht

Currently there are an estimated 5 million IoT (Internet of Things) and M2M (machine to machine) devices working on the 3G network, which is shutting down this year. Could this be a problem for yachts?

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The Towel & Tube Tone Up

These simple moves will help keep you fit for daily tasks on board.

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Check the Rules Before the Refit

Modifications that don’t account for regulations can be disastrous on budget, time, future use and resale value.

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Engineer Tries to Sink Yacht Lady Anastasia

Story first reported by the Majorca Daily Bulletin: https://www.majorcadailybulletin.com/news/local/2022/02/27/97863/ukrainian-arrested...


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