The Triton

Culinary Waves

Recipe for Gambas al Pil Pil

In the mid-90s, I had the opportunity to operate at 70-foot cockpit motor yacht in Spain. One of the lessons learned was the appreciation of tapas. Like pupus …

Prep ahead for Indonesian Beef Satay

In 1989, I shipped a 54-foot Bertram to Hong Kong then delivered the boat on her own bottom to Guam via the Philippines, Palau, Ngulu and Ulithi Atolls. While …

Chef off duty, try crew or temp

Your chef just had an emergency back home and has to step off the yacht for a week or so. In the meantime, the yacht has a trip planned, maybe a charter or …

Skip juice drink in favor of 100 percent juice

The number of juice and juice-like beverages are multiplying on shelves as fast as the little furry tribbles that took over the U.S.S. Enterprise. This …

A look at food costs

The captain got the orders: the yacht needs to rein in food costs. So as chef, you are now being asked to account for costs. Be prepared to cost a recipe so …

Good intentions gone bad with leftover greens

We’ve all been through it. We stock up on greens for a charter whose guests said they wanted to eat “healthy” and then they don’t want to eat the …

Ditch paper towels, eliminate toxins

Can you guess what the most stocked is onboard a yacht? Toilet paper, a critical item we just cannot run out of and therefore have plenty stored onboard.   …

The reality of yacht chef rotations

How does three on, three off sound? Appealing, right? To think you could work three weeks or even three months straight, then get a month or three off …

Rolling with the punches

Everyone in yachting gets criticized at some point. You can’t be in this profession — or any other for that matter — and not encounter it. …

All at once and perfect. Timing is key

There is nothing worse for a yacht chef than to have our guests sitting around the table, waiting for their next course. They are waiting, of course, because …

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Lionfish Challenge eliminates 23,000 fish

Lionfish Challenge eliminates 23,000 fish

During the fourth annual Lionfish Challenge, held May 18 to Sept. 2, 23,451 lionfish were taken out of the ocean. There were 349 people …

Triton Expo 2019 draws big crowd

Triton Expo 2019 draws big crowd

As yachts begin to arrive in town for the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, more than 1,000 yacht captains, crew, and business …

Latest in the charter fleet: Balista with NJ; Excellence with Denison

Latest in the charter fleet: Balista with NJ; Excellence with Denison

M/Y Balista, a 153-foot (46m) Cantieri Di Pisa in 2013, available for winter charter in the Bahamas and Caribbean, and summer charter in …

Loon, Lady Rose take top crew awards

Loon, Lady Rose take top crew awards

Yacht crew were recognized for excellence in 21 categories during the Crew Awards by Acrew on Saturday. About 400 yacht captains and crew …

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