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About Lucy Chabot Reed

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

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. …

Christophe Harbour doubles fuel speed

The Marina at Christophe Harbour in St. Kitts has recently switched its in-slip fueling from trucks to an underground tank, which doubles the speed at which …

Cruising in U.S. not as hard as it seems; check perceptions

I reached out last month to yacht captains for some tips on where to cruise in the Northeastern U.S. (Find their top picks in the special section on pages …

Couple takes right-hand turn on life to join yachting

By Lucy Chabot Reed Newport — Sometimes, taking a chance pays off. Take, for instance, the first time Stew Cami Vago visited Atlantis in the Bahamas. It …

Charter veteran helps launch charter division at Pier One

Veteran charter broker Patti Trusel has joined Florida-based Pier One Yacht Sales to launch its charter division. Brokerage owner Len Garofoli said the charter …

Questioning the rules and reasons on chartering in the U.S.

I just booked my flight for the Newport Charter Show and got to thinking about chartering in the United States. As an active member of the U.S. Superyacht …

Networking with The Triton at Taylor Lane Yacht and Ship

            The Triton’s monthly networking event brought together captains, crew and marine industry friends on June 1 at …

A new beginning for S/Y Doris

Languishing in a boat yard in New London CT for 30 years, S/Y Doris was scheduled to be scrapped at the end of August 2013.  Given a one-year lease on life by …

International Registries moves to new location in Ft. Lauderdale

International Registries, the flag state for the Marshall Islands, moved its offices to a new location in Ft. Lauderdale last week. (May 25). Now in the …

Editor’s Picks

Yachts face new block for travel to Cuba

Yachts face new block for travel to Cuba

By Dorie Cox The U.S. Department of the Treasury on June 5 removed authorization for “group people-to-people” educational travel to …

BVI’s Willy T can return to original anchorage

BVI’s Willy T can return to original anchorage

On July 1, the iconic Willy T floating restaurant and bar will be allowed to return to its original location anchored off The Bight near …

Oh, the places yachting takes you

Oh, the places yachting takes you

By Katie Hunt Waking up at 5 a.m. isn’t unfamiliar to many of us yacht crew working in this fast-paced industry. So, as I walk into …

Top Shelf: Antigua lobster case in point for buying local

Top Shelf: Antigua lobster case in point for buying local

Top Shelf: by Chef Tim MacDonald One of the biggest expenditures during a week-long or 10-day charter is the caviar and lobsters. And …

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