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Two brothers have teamed up to create a community for yacht crew

Two brothers have teamed up to create a community for yacht crew

The social media app MOCEAN is a safe place for online connections and in-person meetups, including fun activities with a purpose, like SUP waterway and beach cleanups in Fort Lauderdale.

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Keeping guests safe and happy these days calls for creative COVID strategies

Keeping guests safe and happy these days calls for creative COVID strategies

As gangways reopen to larger gatherings and yachts adapt globally to what events look like in a post-COVID world, crew find themselves adding another hat to their wardrobes: the COVID risk assessment team.

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Disrupted supply chain means shortages, delays, higher costs

Disrupted supply chain means shortages, delays, higher costs

From engine parts to flowers, the goods that keep the yacht industry afloat are short on supply and long in coming — ripple effects from the production shutdowns and shipping delays due to COVID-19.

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How do you know when you are ready to be a chief stew?

How do you know when you are ready to be a chief stew?

You may think you know the ropes, but there is more to consider. Do you have experience on the boat? Are you mentally prepared for the responsibility and stress? Do you have a leadership strategy?

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Yacht charts a path to promising future for former foster kids

Yacht charts a path to promising future for former foster kids

A 100-day voyage of 5,000 nautical miles on S/Y Wisdom, a 100-foot cruising ketch built in 1989, aims to provide life skills and a head start to youth who have been left to fend for themselves after aging out of the foster care system.

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From the Bridge: Triton asked captains to talk about the challenges of holidays

From the Bridge: Triton asked captains to talk about the challenges of holidays

The holiday season can be hard for those who can’t get time off work, or those who are far from their families. For yacht crew, both are a

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Got a problem? In a bind? Bugsy Drake has got your back!

Got a problem? In a bind? Bugsy Drake has got your back!

Crew work is demanding work, while living where you work presents its own unique challenges. Triton advice columnist and veteran Chief Stew Bugsy Drake “gets” it. If you need some good advice, just Ask Bugsy!

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Take a hard line on total-body fitness with this heavy-duty rope workout

Take a hard line on total-body fitness with this heavy-duty rope workout

No time to hit the gym? Every yacht has one of the best tools to rip and tone a human body from head to toe, and that valuable piece of workout equipment has already been in the hands, literally, of crew a thousand times.

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Sophisticated new simulator elevates crew training in Southern California

Sophisticated new simulator elevates crew training in Southern California

The size and type of boat can be specified, and conditions such as a snowstorm or giant seas can be simulated with very realistic results — right down to the seasickness, if you’re extra focused.

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Dock & Dine: Enjoy waterside dining without fighting the traffic

Dock & Dine: Enjoy waterside dining without fighting the traffic

The greater Fort Lauderdale area is full of restaurants that offer dockage, most on a first-come, first-served basis. Here’s some of our favorites.

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Danny’s Black Burger Buns

Danny’s Black Burger Buns

Yacht Chef Extraordinaire Danny Davies came up with this hit recipe for black buns when stewmates suggested activated charcoal might boost their COVID-fighting immunity.

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Industry Updates

M/T Tropic Breeze Struck by Mega Yacht Utopia IV and Sinks Off the Coast of New Providence Island

MIAMI, Dec. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire -  Miami-based Maritime Management LLC has reported that a ship under the company's management...

Shut down and stranded: Pandemic realities for those who work at sea

Delays, cancellations, restrictions, closures, quarantines, and last-minute changes have become the norm in the past 18 months. For crew, the fallout has been immense.

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Maritime regulations no guarantee against local pandemic restrictions

On almost a daily basis, new rules are implemented or existing rules are modified with little to no notice, creating chaos for crew and endless problems for itinerary planning, owner’s use, and charters.

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It takes creativity to keep a yacht running when supply falls far short of demand

With economists and supply chain experts predicting one to three years before supply catches up with demand, engineers and service techs have had to become nimbler and more creative.

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Online training for aspiring crew

Ocean International Training Academy (O.I.T.A) is an online school founded by Hannah Ferrier and Anastasia Surmava, former...