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

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 …

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 …

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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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