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Rob Gannon

Rob Gannon is a 25-year licensed captain and certified life and wellness coach. He offers free sample coaching sessions and can be reached at rob@yachtcrewcoach.com.

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Crew Coach: Ignoring work-life balance harms boss, employees

Crew Coach: by Capt. Rob Gannon In the past couple of decades, it seems there has been more thought and discussion about work-life balance. Employees are …

Crew Coach: Understanding emotions an advantage

Crew Coach: by Capt. Rob Gannon Recognizing our emotions and their effects can be an important competency in our working and private lives. Unfortunately, we …

Crew Coach: Inner purpose a powerful tool

Crew Coach: by Capt. Rob Gannon Working with people over the past decade as a personal coach, the concept of purpose arises quite often. People are interested …

Crew Coach: Goals important, but setting a course matters most

By Capt. Rob Gannon There is plenty written and spoken about regarding goals, but setting goals and focusing too much on a destination can get in the way of …

Crew Coach: Don’t let the anxiety of change keep you from the exhilaration

Crew Coach: by Capt. Rob Gannon “All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy. For what we leave behind us is part of ourselves. We must die …

Crew Coach: ‘I’ll see it when I believe it’ is best mindset for achieving desires

Crew Coach: by Capt. Rob Gannon “I’ll believe it when I see it.” I think we’ve all heard that saying. Now, there may be seemingly good reasons for the …

Crew Coach: Honest view of conflict requires clear, calm state of mind

Crew Coach: by Capt. Rob Gannon Isn’t it great when we are working on a crew or a team and everything is flowing nicely? Lots of smooth sailing and calm …

Crew Coach: A trusted confidant key to saving a life

Crew Coach: by Capt. Rob Gannon We all need from time to time throughout our lives a person we can turn to when things get tough. That person can be of great …

Crew Coach: Not listening biggest part of communication breakdown

Crew Coach: by Capt. Rob Gannon Good communication – healthy communication – is so important to relationships, both professional and personal, yet it …

Crew Coach: Being the newbie is not easy; don’t be afraid to ask for help

Crew Coach: by Capt. Rob Gannon When we embark on a new career path or even just move around a bit within our profession, we can find ourselves falling into …

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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 …

Yacht Moatize hits dock in Cairns

Yacht Moatize hits dock in Cairns

By Dorie Cox Capts. Brian and Sue Mitchell looked up from their dinner at a marina restaurant in Cairns in Queensland, Australia, to …

Deeper water to allow for larger yachts at Fort Lauderdale marina

Deeper water to allow for larger yachts at Fort Lauderdale marina

Photos and story by Dorie Cox Scoop by scoop, an excavator on a floating barge dug from the Intracoastal Waterway bed at Sunrise Harbor …

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