Captains

READY, SET, GO! Refits are Like Marathons

READY, SET, GO! Refits are Like Marathons

A successful refit requires that you hit the ground running and maintain a steady pace.

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Refit Paperwork: Sign here — but first, read it!

Refit Paperwork: Sign here — but first, read it!

The importance of deciphering yard contracts and insurance policies cannot be overstated.

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Crew Share Horror Stories of Yard Work Gone Wrong

Crew Share Horror Stories of Yard Work Gone Wrong

Have a story of your own? Send it to Crew@TritonNews.com.

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Tax Savings for Yacht Refits

Tax Savings for Yacht Refits

Several states have tax exemptions, discounts or caps on yacht repairs and refits.

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Yacht Painting 101

Yacht Painting 101

Advice from the pros for getting the best paint job done on your yacht.

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Refit Etiquette for Contractors

Refit Etiquette for Contractors

Whether contractors get the next job may depend on how their workers conduct themselves on board.

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From the Bridge: Captains Talk About Refit Challenges

From the Bridge: Captains Talk About Refit Challenges

Refits have always been problematic, but the fallout from COVID has only made them more complicated than ever.

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Wi-Fi at Warp Speed

Wi-Fi at Warp Speed

Starlink ups the ante on satellite connectivity at sea. No discussion about the future of yachting is complete without addressing the increasingly critical need for reliable, high-speed broadband service at sea. As technology evolves and the virtual world grows...


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Get a Doctor — STAT!

New medical platform transmits vital data in real time, no matter how remote the yacht’s location.

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GPS Week Number Rollover

Furuno units may need an update or replacement after this phenomenon that happens every 19.6 years.

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3G network shutdowns could affect your yacht

The 3G, or third generation, cellphone network will be shut down this year as a transition to 4G and 5G...

Check the Rules Before the Refit

Modifications that don’t account for regulations can be disastrous on budget, time, future use and resale value.

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Shut Down and Stranded: Pandemic realities for those Who Work at Sea:

Delays, cancellations, restrictions, closures, quarantines, and last-minute changes have become the norm in the past 18 months. For crew, the fallout has been immense.

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