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About Lucy Chabot Reed

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

Popular charter captain dies onboard in N.C.

Capt. William Shannon Crook — known in the Bahama- and New England-charter circuits as Capt. Shan — died Saturday morning (Oct. 13) on board his …

Drinking with the boss

After all this time interviewing captains and picking their brains every month (more than 100 times now), we’re still surprised at what they tell us. …

Foreign funds back yachts construction

Broward Superyachts laid the keels in late August of two vessels that just might become the first of their kind: funded mostly by investors seeking immigration …

On sea and on land, yachties prefer PCs

Not too long ago, yacht captains and crew would get on a boat, set sail, and put all their land-based duties on hold. Now, of course, we are all so connected …

Schools add training options

Several maritime training schools have introduced new programs during the Monaco show. Here are a few: The 70-year-old Warsash Maritime Academy near London has …

Man Paddles Kayak to Monaco

Sometimes news from the show is more about people than technology. Chris Allix of Dominion Marine paddled to the Monaco Yacht Show in a 17-foot kayak from Isle …

LY3 includes changes for crew

The latest update of the Large Yacht Code was presented last night in a panel discussion with training professionals at the annual Professional Yachting …

It’s attitude, not size, that shines

Capt. Takis Tsakos of the 45.7m M/Y Ionian Princess was honored as Charter Captain of the Year at Fraser’s annual awards ceremony last night. “All brokers …

Some buyers prefer the classics

When one thinks of the Monaco Yacht Show, one thinks of the newest, most state-of-the-art superyachts. Indeed, about 40 percent of the show’s exhibiting …

VAT rules change, still uncertain

By Lucy Chabot Reed If you think the VAT issues in Europe were confusing this summer, you aren’t alone. Even the guys paid to worry about this stuff are …

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Triton Expo returns this week

Triton Expo returns this week

It’s time for one of The Triton’s biggest events of the year, the spring edition of the Triton Expo, this year held on Wednesday …

News in the brokerage fleet: Carolina, Status Quo sell; Valerie listed

News in the brokerage fleet: Carolina, Status Quo sell; Valerie listed

Yachts sold M/Y Carolina, a 158-foot (48m) Feadship launched in 1997, sold by IYC broker Mark Elliott, who represented the seller, and …

Crew Compass: Hiring based solely on looks

Crew Compass: Hiring based solely on looks

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon It’s that time of year when boats are winding down from their winter Caribbean season and preparing …

Refit Show returns

Refit Show returns

The fourth annual Refit Show concluded last night with a networking happy hour after a full day of seminars, demos and exhibits. Though …

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