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Can leadership skills be learned

The recent survey in The Triton on leadership was interesting [Triton survey, January issue]. It revealed some numbers that I believe got our attention and …

Owners and egos on delivery

I really enjoy the view from where I live. I’m right on the Indian River, which is the Intracoastal Waterway about 100 miles north of Ft. Lauderdale. I …

Is this yachting life right for me?

Here’s a question for you: Are you living a life true to yourself or one others expect of you? Ah, a big question, I know, but I’ve found in this …

When do captains know when it’s time for a change?

Some captains stay in the industry for the long haul, possibly until they retire. Others do not, moving on to other things, a different life. What are the …

That hard-to-define quality gets you hired

I’d like to start my column this month by thanking all those who attended my seminar at the Triton Expo in October. We had a great discussion about …

Ask tough questions to get answers for progress

Sometimes it can be helpful and enlightening to take some time and do an honest self-assessment. You know, take stock and take a good look at where we are, who …

How to handle the drama onboard

I didn’t plan on writing about this, however; it seems there is a certain TV show out there that is getting a lot of attention these days. That’s …

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, …

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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

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