The Triton

Crew Compass

Crew Compass: Sabbatical brings bittersweet joy, jet lag, doubts

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon Stepping off the boat I’d called home for the past two years and saying goodbye to the crew that had become family was a …

Crew Compass: In yachting, calling it quits means more than just giving up a job

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon When I first did my STCW, I did not know that I would spend the following years falling in love with the yachting industry. At …

Crew Compass: Sailing west, with visions of the Med season dancing in my head

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon I’m spoiled. And let’s face it, so are most of us that work in the yachting industry. We explore some of the most beautiful …

Crew Compass: What makes a good guest? There is no simple answer

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon As crew, we’ve meet them all. I’ve written previously about how many different personalities we come across in this …

Crew Compass: As seasons shift, time for self-renewing sanity check

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon Keeping your head and spirits high throughout a busy season can be difficult. Whether it’s a charter boat that’s been …

Crew Compass: Exploring the world is a yachting perk; make it uniquely yours

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon Part of our job as crew is traveling the world. This means visiting the places our guests and owners deem the most beautiful, …

Crew Compass: Close-quarter conflicts tricky for crew couples

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon Working with people is one thing, but being around them 24/7 while living in your work space as well can take its toll. Any …

Crew Compass: Coming my way? Fit a little something in your bag

Crew Compass: by Stew Lauren Loudon Ever crave something comforting from home, something so unattainable at that instant that it suddenly makes the world feel …

Crew Compass: Make time for yourself

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon One thing that I’ve found difficult on boats over the years is making time for myself and doing things for me. How  on earth …

Crew Compass: Yacht crew enjoy a front-row seat at nature’s greatest displays

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon My favorite thing about being at sea is nature’s unpredictable pattern. There are few things on this Earth that can compare to …

Editor’s Picks

Industry rallies to raise money for former engineer injured in accident

Industry rallies to raise money for former engineer injured in accident

By Dorie Cox Former yacht Engr. Thomas “Bourke” Cannon is in a hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, after the motorcycle he was …

GPS users warned of potential April 6 glitch

GPS users warned of potential April 6 glitch

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has warned that those who use older GPS devices may find themselves in troubled waters come April …

Dee Kraley joins Hill Robinson as charter manager

Dee Kraley joins Hill Robinson as charter manager

Dee Kraley has joined the charter management team of Hill Robinson USA as a senior charter manager in the Fort Lauderdale office. She …

Miami Yacht Show debuts downtown, returns to Island Gardens

Miami Yacht Show debuts downtown, returns to Island Gardens

Yacht captains, crew and the boating industry visit the 31st edition of the Miami Yacht Show at a new location. With a debut downtown …

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