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About Lucy Chabot Reed

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

Littlejohn joins Northrop & Johnson

After 15 years with Merle Wood & Associates, broker Cromwell Littlejohn has joined the Ft. Lauderdale sales office of Northrop & Johnson. Born and …

Tremendous Pacific tour takes time by yacht

Capt. John Crupi and the crew of M/Y Dorothea III returned to Ft. Lauderdale in April after two years and four months making a circumnavigation of the Pacific …

The give-and-take of yachting a tad unbalanced

Every summer, some newspaper from some little town around the Great Lakes or up the U.S. East Coast will publish a story about a large, lovely yacht docking at …

Crew member in coma after fall

A British crew member remains in a coma after falling from the yacht as he was cleaning it, according to news reports. Jacob Nicol, 22, was rescued unconscious …

Captains trend toward conservative appearance at work and when hiring

Pouring over photos from our recent Triton Expo, we couldn’t help but notice how many male crew had facial hair. That got us wondering. With yachting …

Triton Survey comments on forms of self expression

Yacht captains offered these additional thoughts when it came to self expression and yachting, and often how they don’t match. Think before you tattoo and …

Zanotti joins Northrop and Johnson

Northrop and Johnson has added to its central agency listings for sale the 103-foot S/Y Silverlining designed by Sparkman & Stephens listed for $3.9 …

Med inspections could focus on crew familiarization procedures

The Professional Yachting Association has alerted its members that port states party to the Paris Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) will focus on crew …

Safety talk turns into matter of hours or rest

It happens sometimes at these roundtable discussions that we start to talk about one thing and end up talking about something else entirely. What was intended …

Boat briefs from Northrop & Johnson, Merle Wood, Ocean Independence

Northrop & Johnson has sold the 128-foot (39m) Hakvoort M/Y Snowbird by Wes Sanford (listed by Edmiston), and the 112-foot ketch S/Y Signe by Simon Turner. …

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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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