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More to background checks and crew history than at first glance

By Joe Johnson The main reason to do background checks is to avoid hiring or going into business with people who may be untrustworthy and harbor ulterior …

Solomon Islands offer solitude, beauty, best diving

Story and photos by Kevin Davidson “Wow, that’s a beautiful boat. Are you the owner?” I hear that a lot from folks who stroll along the marina pier. …

Walking off my twenties on the Camino de Santiago

Where in the World: Story and photos by Sonja Maryn “So, what brought you to the Camino?” It’s a question asked at any time of any interaction with …

Are you ready if your partner dies suddenly?

By Lisa Samuels As I grow wiser in my life and through my position in the financial services industry, I have had so many conversations with crew members, …

A doctor explains how to best work with your phone-based medical provider

By Dr. Robert Quigley A very important person on board had an unfortunate run-in with a sea urchin. She is in extreme pain, and you need to get her assistance …

Alcohol muddies the water of insurance coverage

By Dr. Robert Darling Injuries and illnesses experienced as a result of alcohol or other substance abuse is often excluded in health and medical insurance. …

A Visit From Saint Nicholas (The Yacht Edition)

By Stew Diana Riordan ‘Twas the night before Charter, when all through the yacht Not a yachtie was stirring, though the boat rocked a lot; The lines were …

Colors, carvings and curves worth the challenge in Papua New Guinea

Story and photos by Kevin Davidson Headhunters, warriors, spears, bows and arrows – ready for something different? Then join me on a trip up the river …

How to do Art Basel in Miami

By Sean McGregor Going to Miami for Art Basel week can be a lot to embrace and can be somewhat confusing for first timers. Art Basel is a for-profit, privately …

Great travel photography calls for ‘insider’ eye

Photo Exposé: by James Schot Welcome aboard, photo enthusiasts. Happy sailors and I have one thing in common: a love of  traveling – meeting people, …

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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 …

Triton Expo returns this week

Triton Expo returns this week

It’s time for one of The Triton’s biggest events of the year, the spring edition of the Triton Expo, this year held on Wednesday …

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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