The Triton

Crew Coach

Update your navigational charts for life

I’ve done some interesting deliveries of yachts in my day. Some of these vessels were well equipped with the latest electronics for navigation, updated …

The Yachting Life at Midlife

I have written some columns in the past year directed more toward those just starting out or new to the industry.  But if you’ve been in this game …

Storm reminds us what is important in comparisons

Many of us compare our things to other’s things. But as a life coach, I steer people away from comparing their lives to other people’s lives. Well, …

Income prevents crew leaving yacht jobs

As a coach, I speak with many people about transitions, growth and possibly changing careers. One common theme or concern often comes to the forefront, and …

For a rewarding life continue to teach and learn

Teaching others what we know, ongoing learning and a thirst for knowledge adds satisfaction, energy and wisdom to our lives. Education and teaching enhance the …

Enthusiasm and attitude take you far

Recently, I wrote about deliveries of yachts and it brought back lots of memories. I also started thinking about enthusiasm and attitude, which led me to …

Dealing with indecision

We have all been there, stuck in indecision, not sure which way to go. This could involve your career, a relationship, or sometimes just what is right or …

Good role models make worthwhile listening

Sometimes in life we come across people who can inspire us toward a new level of living. When this happens, it’s important to recognize the opportunity …

Reaching goals require course changes

I was speaking with a coaching client recently about attaining goals and persistence. To clarify a point, I stated (as I often do) one of my sailing/life …

Yacht careers have shelf life; watch for transition

There are many careers that have a limited shelf life. In other words, you can stay in these fields for a certain number of years before age and attitude may …

Editor’s Picks

Chef Dragos ‘Dragon’ Caprelian dies after brief illness

Chef Dragos ‘Dragon’ Caprelian dies after brief illness

Chef Dragos Caprelian died on Aug. 19 at a hospital in Pompano Beach, Florida. He had recently returned home to Florida after feeling ill …

Acrew announces 2019 Crew Award finalists

Acrew announces 2019 Crew Award finalists

Finalists for Acrew’s 2nd annual Crew Awards have been announced. The finalists will be presented to an independent and anonymous panel …

News in the brokerage fleet: Alia project sells; Admiral new builds listed

News in the brokerage fleet: Alia project sells; Admiral new builds listed

Yachts sold Project Al Waab II, a 180-foot (55m) new build from Alia Yachts designed by Vripack, with delivery scheduled for summer …

Crew Compass: Working for liveaboards a seismic shift from charter life

Crew Compass: Working for liveaboards a seismic shift from charter life

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon People always ask me what it’s like to work on yachts? You must have some good stories, they say. …

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