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Negative self-talk can keep us emotionally aground

Last month, I offered some tips for moving forward after getting let go at work. Then an interesting thing happened. Just after writing that column, before it …

You have been let go, now what? Accept, learn and move forward

It seems like there is plenty written about obtaining positions and performing your best onboard but what about when it just doesn’t work out? What happens …

Take time to understand each other to help great team dynamic flow

Speaking to a coaching client recently, we started talking about the challenges of working aboard yachts. We ended up pretty much agreeing that the biggest …

The attitudes of each of us fills the collective soul of yachting

The word soul and the concept of a soul can conjure up many meanings and thoughts, depending on where you’re coming from with it. Certainly, all the …

Some thoughts about re-entering the yachting industry

I have written in this space in previous editions about thoughts for those entering the yachting world, and about veteran captains and crew staying and going. …

Are you in the yachting profession for the love of it, the money or both?

“The most beautiful fate, the most wonderful good fortune that can happen to any human being, is to be paid for doing that which he passionately loves to …

Springtime can be a good time for a personal haul out

The arrival of April signals the arrival of spring. In many areas there are signs of new growth. Trees start to bud and new plant life begins to push up …

Energy drains can affect performance

I had a coaching client recently start a session stating that she felt completely drained, emotionally, physically drained. A great discussion ensued about …

Boat shows an opportunity for connections

I recently wrote a column about how boat shows can be a challenging, stressful or possibly boring time for captains and crew working them. But they also are an …

Uncertainty is here to stay in the life of yacht crew

I recently had a conversation with a crew member of a private yacht who was having some difficulty with the yacht’s unclear itinerary. When she spoke with …

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ABM gives Bahamas update

ABM gives Bahamas update

Joe Dargavage, vice president of the Association of Bahamas Marinas, gave attendees of last week’s Triton Virtual Networking event an …

New lift coming together at Derecktor Fort Pierce

New lift coming together at Derecktor Fort Pierce

It’s happening, and it’s going to be big. That’s the sense one can get as they see the buildout of the new Derecktor Fort Pierce …

COVID, fires, lawsuits, obituaries among top stories of 2020

COVID, fires, lawsuits, obituaries among top stories of 2020

Yacht captains and crew -- as well as other yachting professionals -- found lots of news of interest on The-Triton.com last …

Ending weird 2020 in the Exumas

Ending weird 2020 in the Exumas

At the beginning of this pandemic, I went into panic mode and pondered what my options were, seeing as I expected this to totally stall …