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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: Life is a story; make it a good one

Crew Coach: by Capt. Rob Gannon As we navigate our way along this incredible life voyage, it can at times feel like we are not captaining the ship. We feel …

Crew Coach: Attitude, habits key to crew success

Crew Coach: by Capt. Rob Gannon Recently I ran into a former coaching client of mine. She originally contacted me after breaking into the yachting industry a …

Crew Coach: Listening well not as easy as you think

Crew Coach: by Capt. Rob Gannon So how do you, dear readers, think we are doing with listening these days? If we just kind of think about our day today, …

Crew Coach: To change behavior, change how we see things

Crew Coach: by Capt. Rob Gannon As the calendar year flips again, it’s that time when lots of folks can do some reflecting and reevaluating, which can …

Crew Coach: Authenticity key to contentment

Crew Coach: by Capt. Rob Gannon One of the most elusive emotional states for us humans in this modern world is attaining the feeling of lasting contentment. It …

Crew Coach: Preconceptions are powerful indicator of outcome

Crew Coach: by Capt. Rob Gannon I know a captain who loves to set up preconceived notions and outcomes in his head. He’s definitely not a law-of-attraction …

Crew Coach: In summer’s home stretch, self-care refuels emotional reserves

Crew Coach: by Capt. Rob Gannon                        I’m writing this column from beautiful Sag Harbor on eastern Long Island in New …

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 …

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A look at and inside Pendennis

Let us first set the scene, as the location of this shipyard is very much a part of its DNA. Cornwall is a county in England, right at the …

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As the nations of the world began to close down this spring, many captains and charter managers began looking for alternative cruising …

From the Bridge: Captains offer tips on how to start, grow and make it in yachting

From the Bridge: Captains offer tips on how to start, grow and make it in yachting

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One captain’s mission to ‘bullet proof’ his A/C system

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