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

Rain clouds hamper opening day at the Miami Yacht and Brokerage Show

The 25th annual Yacht & Brokerage Show opened yesterday under rain clouds that hung around much of the day, keeping the air muggy and threatening to ruin …

What is your job during the show?

One of the primary duties of yacht crew during a boat show – after keeping the yacht spotless, of course – is to take potential buyers and brokers …

Crew get in motion on the ex-Harbour Island

This month we have news of captains and crew taking new positions — one in which an owner moved up, one in which a captain did. It’s great to be …

What is the definition of cheap?

When the topic for this month’s captains conversation was announced at lunch, the captains in the room let out a collective chuckle. It seemed that most …

Marina back in the family

The shipyard and marina was built and opened by Ronald F. Marrone in 1966. About 12 years ago, the yard was leased out to another company, but in January, …

Sequoia ownership in court

A legal battle has begun in New York court over ownership of the USS Sequoia, the 104-foot yacht built in 1925 that has served as a presidential yacht to U.S. …

Latitude Adjustment: Crew news

Capt. Gianni Brill has taken over S/Y Milo. He’s got a fantastical story to tell about this yacht and how she came to be floating on the water — …

Most yacht captains operate as small businesses

When last we surveyed yacht captains and crew about their pay, we asked technical questions such as how often they were paid and how they received their …

Natita captain: Crew rotation is the only schedule that makes sense

Capt. Charles Dugas-Standish has worked 25 years to land the gig he has now on M/Y Natita.  Sure, it’s a beautiful 217-foot (66m) superyacht, and a …

Hiring crew costs more than money

This month’s From the Bridge captains lunch took a different turn than we expected. Previously, a captain suggested we ask “What does it cost to …

Editor’s Picks

Crew Compass: Crew can curb ocean pollution

Crew Compass: Crew can curb ocean pollution

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon It’s hard to pinpoint exactly what it is that defines my love for the ocean, but there are several …

Yachties invited to ‘Spin for a Cause’

Yachties invited to ‘Spin for a Cause’

Young Professionals in Yachting have put out the call for the marine industry to unite on Aug. 16 for an afternoon of fun and exercise to …

Top Shelf: Rice paper rolls with green mango, shrimp and avocado

Top Shelf: Rice paper rolls with green mango, shrimp and avocado

Top Shelf: by Chef Tim MacDonald Some 30 years ago, on Richmond’s Victoria Street in Australia, the Vietnamese rice paper roll was a …

Latest news in the charter fleet: Tranquility now with CN

Latest news in the charter fleet: Tranquility now with CN

News in the charter fleet M/Y Tranquility, a 300-foot (91.5m) Oceanco launched in 2014, available for summer charter in the western Med …

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