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About Lucy Chabot Reed

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

Crew goals accomplished

It’s always nice to hear that some in yachting are able to achieve their goals. I can’t remember how I first met Capt. Scott Schwaner, but …

Though young, Tsumat is a real yacht

A boat show is always a place to find new boats. We think we just might have found the newest of them all. M/Y Tsumat turned eight days old yesterday. Launched …

Superstorm Sandy standard for yacht crew

Sometimes, you end up where you don’t really want to be. For Capt. Martyn Walker of the 258-foot M/Y Pegasus V, that was New York City at the end of …

Estate managers group good fit for shore crew

There comes a time in most yachting careers when crew toy with the idea of moving ashore. Often, it doesn’t last long as the realities of sitting in an …

White, male captains: We need, more pros.

This month’s survey started out as a census of all yacht crew, but something happened to our database and it went mostly to captains. So, instead, …

Children’s futures to be lifted with donated sailboat L’Avenir

L’Avenir was lifted this summer, and with her the futures of some South Florida homeless children. L’Avenir is a 28-foot Columbia sailboat and …

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 …

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Newport19: Charter show opens today

Newport19: Charter show opens today

Crew from more than 20 yachts worked hard to keep the raindrops at bay at Newport Shipyard this morning as the annual Newport Charter Show …

Crew Compass: Cruising  brings joy in places we had not expected

Crew Compass: Cruising brings joy in places we had not expected

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon Being offered a new job is always an exciting time and, as I’ve mentioned previously, there are …

Engineer’s Angle: Engineer key to safety on a yacht

Engineer’s Angle: Engineer key to safety on a yacht

Engineer's Angle: by JD Anson Whether tied to the dock or a thousand miles from shore, the safety of boat and personnel are of …

Crew Eye: Detail is the name of the game for yacht chefs

Crew Eye: Detail is the name of the game for yacht chefs

Crew Eye: Photos by Stuart Pearce Chef competitions highlight the intricate details of the work of top-tier yacht chefs for the public …

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