The Triton

Culinary Waves

Base recipes for last-minute galley emergency

In the last issue I spoke about having an employer who is the consummate entertainer when onboard. It takes planning and tricks to keep abreast of the …

Overcome the challenge of unexpected guests

Do you work for the constant entertainer? This could be your employer, the wife or the girlfriend, but there’s someone onboard who constantly invites friends …

Stay healthy and trim with tips for restaurant dining

Eating out, rather than dining in your own galley, is big business. Global foodservice sales topped $2.6 trillion in 2012 and are expected to reach $3.4 …

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.   …

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New shiplift in, construction underway at RMK

New shiplift in, construction underway at RMK

Story and photos by Dorie Cox Construction and upgrades at RMK Merrill-Stevens Shipyard are nearly complete, with a grand reopening of …

Miami20: Miami Yacht Show covers two locations

Miami20: Miami Yacht Show covers two locations

Yacht crew were on and ready for the second day of the Miami Yacht Show Friday. Larger yachts were on display at Island Gardens Deep …

Miami20: Location, storage, crew comfort top list to sell to U.S. market

Miami20: Location, storage, crew comfort top list to sell to U.S. market

By Dorie Cox As the Miami Yacht show ramped up speed on the shore of downtown Miami in mid-February, yacht brokers and industry vendors …

Miami20: Miami Yacht Show opens

Miami20: Miami Yacht Show opens

The Miami Yacht Show opened Thursday to sunny skies and strong breezes in downtown Miami. Yacht crew were on the dock and onboard with …

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