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About Lucy Chabot Reed

Lucy Chabot Reed is publisher and founding editor of The Triton.

What’s missing at Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show?

Yacht captains share their thoughts about what would make the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show better. Click to read The Triton survey on the Fort …

Exhibiting a boat or not, captains attend and appreciate what FLIBS offers

As summer comes to a close, we all in South Florida are eager for the fall and the return of traveling yachts and crew. And, of course, we think about the …

The Triton’s 150th issue hits the yacht docks for captains and crew

As The Triton team sat around our conference table this summer making plans for our fall editions, it occurred to me that we were about to publish our 150th …

Megayacht fleet tackles training to build team

By Lucy Chabot Reed A month after sharing his ideas for crew training, Capt. Glen Allen of Fleet Miami has organized his second three-day course for the …

Terrorist attack hits close to Med’s yachting heart in Nice

On July 14, 84 people were killed and 303 injured when a man deliberately drove a cargo truck into crowds celebrating Bastille Day on the Promenade des Anglais …

Colleagues, captains will miss helpful surveyor, Sjaak Bot

By Lucy Chabot Reed Lloyd’s marine surveyor Sjaak Bot died of a heart attack on July 20. He was 61. A Dutch native, Mr. Bot had spent years as the principal …

Triton networks with Crew Unlimited

Join us as we take Triton Networking to crew placement agency Crew Unlimited on the third Wednesday of September (Sept. 21) in Ft. Lauderdale. Yacht crew and …

Triton networks with Longbow Marine ​Worldwide Yacht Chandlery

Captains, crew and industry professionals are invited to join us on the first Wednesday of the month (Sept. 7) at Longbow Marine ​Worldwide Yacht Chandlery …

Scholarship created in honor of bosun killed in Monaco in 2010

Six years ago during the Monaco Yacht Show, Bosun Will Black of the 183-foot (56m) Perini Navi M/Y Burrasca was involved in a tender accident and went …

Frustration pushes captains to brainstorm training solutions

When we started hosting captains lunches 12 years ago, we soon learned that the top issues captains dealt with were crew retention, loyalty and longevity. …

Editor’s Picks

Acrew announces 2019 Crew Award finalists

Acrew announces 2019 Crew Award finalists

Finalists for Acrew’s 2nd annual Crew Awards have been announced. The finalists will be presented to an independent and anonymous panel …

News in the brokerage fleet: Alia project sells; Admiral new builds listed

News in the brokerage fleet: Alia project sells; Admiral new builds listed

Yachts sold Project Al Waab II, a 180-foot (55m) new build from Alia Yachts designed by Vripack, with delivery scheduled for summer …

Crew Compass: Working for liveaboards a seismic shift from charter life

Crew Compass: Working for liveaboards a seismic shift from charter life

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon People always ask me what it’s like to work on yachts? You must have some good stories, they say. …

Port state CIC inspections this fall to focus on emergency systems

Port state CIC inspections this fall to focus on emergency systems

The Paris and Tokyo MoUs on port state control will conduct a Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on vessel emergency systems and …

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