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Is there a narcissist onboard?

By Rob Gannon I was speaking with a client recently who expressed concerns about dealing with a spouse who she believes is a narcissist. This term — …

Power of intention, persistence guide the process of change

I have really enjoyed the 30 years I’ve spent as a captain. That lifestyle has brought me to some of the most beautiful spots on the planet, and I got paid …

Recognizing the mission first step in building successful team

I’ve been on a lot of teams in my life. I started on sport teams at a very young age and that continued through high school. After my first go around of …

In a rut? Grow by learning new skills, improving existing ones

Do you feel like you’re in a rut or bored with your work? We probably all have at one point in our lives. What can pull us out of the hum-drum, repetitive …

Sometimes things are not as they appear, take another look

In the April issue of the Abaconian, the newspaper out of the Abacos in the Bahamas, there was a column that got my attention and my gander up. Seems there was …

Good judgement can save careers and lives

I recently watched the movie The Perfect Storm again. In case you’re not familiar, it’s the story of the Andrea Gail, a swordfishing boat out of …

Don’t disembark from yachting without an exit strategy

Some days it just may feel like we’ve had enough. The day-to-day issues are starting to wear on us. There is a lot thrown at everyone in their professions, …

The power of optimism in feeling positive

Well, it’s February. How is 2016 going so far? Maybe it’s going great, maybe not so great. If present circumstances appear quite a ways from ideal, we can …

Is drinking becoming an issue in your professional life?

Drinking too much can be a dangerous game. Done on a regular basis, it can be unhealthy in many different ways. It can harm relationships, our health and our …

Deliveries can be a time to unplug and gain knowledge for crew

I live and work on the Intracoastal Waterway here on the east coast of Florida, and I love this time of year. It’s the yachting migration season. I enjoy …

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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 …

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 …