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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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Crew Coach: Life is a story; make it a good one

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Crew Coach: Listening well not as easy as you think

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 …

Triton Exclusives

A look at and inside Pendennis

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 …

Canadian Maritimes offer secluded cruising

Canadian Maritimes offer secluded cruising

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

COVID has changed everything about yachting. Cruising grounds closed; cruising itself was severely limited. Onboard operations changed in …

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

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

After more than 30 years playing with, working on and running boats in several sectors of the maritime industry, one thing about yachting …