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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: 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 …

Crew Coach: Tread carefully when talk turns to politics

Crew Coach: by Capt. Rob Gannon Here in the U.S., there is a political situation that is dividing the country pretty severely right now. This divide, or …

Crew Coach: Cultivate quiet self-confidence for the best course through life

Crew Coach: by Capt. Rob Gannon Making our way through life with a quiet, healthy self-confidence can be a nice way to go. Trying to steamroll and bark our way …

Crew Coach: De-escalation skills crucial when confronted by angry clients

Crew Coach: by Capt. Rob Gannon Sometimes when working with or just dealing with other people, we encounter the annoyed, disappointed, possibly going-off-the …

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Derecktor inks deal for large yacht yard in Ft. Pierce

Derecktor inks deal for large yacht yard in Ft. Pierce

By Dorie Cox After five months of negotiations, Derecktor Shipyard signed a deal on April 16 to develop a 12-acre parcel of property in …

23rd Triton Expo welcomes more than 800 for networking

23rd Triton Expo welcomes more than 800 for networking

More than 800 captains, crew and yacht industry professionals networked at the Triton Expo last night. The 23rd installment of the event …

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 …

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