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Crew Compass: As seasons shift, time for self-renewing sanity check

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon Keeping your head and spirits high throughout a busy season can be difficult. Whether it’s a charter boat that’s been …

Crew Compass: Close-quarter conflicts tricky for crew couples

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon Working with people is one thing, but being around them 24/7 while living in your work space as well can take its toll. Any …

Crew Compass: Coming my way? Fit a little something in your bag

Crew Compass: by Stew Lauren Loudon Ever crave something comforting from home, something so unattainable at that instant that it suddenly makes the world feel …

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 for me. How  on earth …

Crew Compass: Yacht crew enjoy a front-row seat at nature’s greatest displays

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon My favorite thing about being at sea is nature’s unpredictable pattern. There are few things on this Earth that can compare to …

Crew Compass: Yachting sets stage for cast of weird, wonderful characters

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon Honestly, some of the people I have met over the past four years of working on boats are beyond bizarre. Some, on the other …

Crew Compass: Heartbreak gives way to hope in Caribbean

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon We were in Croatia in the middle of an owner’s trip when the Leeward Islands braced themselves for Hurricane Irma to make …

Crew Compass: New Year’s bucket list proves how fortunate crew life is

Crew Compass: by Chef/Stew Lauren Loudon On a New Year’s charter a few years back, we had guests who very kindly insisted the crew join them for a …

Crew Compass: Instant coffee averts disaster on Atlantic crossing

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon For some, crossing the Atlantic is just another week at work – little changes but the constant motion. For some, it’s a …

Crew Compass: Camaraderie worth the sacrifices of yachting

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon Stepping into the yachting industry is a whirlwind for anybody, no matter how you got here or how prepared you were – or …

Editor’s Picks

FLIBS18: Capt. Todd Lee named Fraser captain of the year

FLIBS18: Capt. Todd Lee named Fraser captain of the year

Capt. Todd Lee of M/Y Seanna, a 185-foot Delta, was named Fraser Yacht Management Captain of the Year for 2018. The fourth edition of …

Derecktor wins bid to develop Fort Pierce large yacht facility

Derecktor wins bid to develop Fort Pierce large yacht facility

Update Nov. 14, 10 p.m. Derecktor Holdings Inc. was chosen tonight to build and manage a Fort Pierce large yacht facility by a unanimous …

Triton networks with Longbow Marine

Triton networks with Longbow Marine

About 200 captains, crew and industry professionals network with The Triton at Longbow Marine on Nov. 14 in Fort Lauderdale. Photos by …

Rules of the Road: A review of taxes that apply to Florida boat sales

Rules of the Road: A review of taxes that apply to Florida boat sales

Rules of the Road: by Capt. Jake Desvergers It’s that time of year again: boat show season. Events at Cannes, Genoa and Monaco …

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