The Triton

Culinary Waves

Change up old dishes a bit at a time

Please tell me the boss did not just request boneless stuffed chicken again for dinner. Why is it that we fall into cooking the same old tired meals week after …

Keeping immune system health

As yacht crew, we often grab food on the go because we can’t always sit down to a balanced meal. The problem with that is that what we eat directly …

Blueprint for success with the crew

Yacht crew come and go, and some of them are a dream to work with. But others generate a slightly prickly situation. It takes all kinds, doesn’t it? When …

Chef salaries transition since 1980s

When it comes to salaries for yacht chefs, I have to remain neutral because I have been at both ends of the salary spectrum as a professional, dual …

Micro greens fill specialty category

Yachts are all about specialty items. From interiors to special cruising destinations to the finale of specialized cuisine. Among the specialties that have …

Natural cures from the galley

Do you know where the ship’s medical kit is? It’s not where you might think. The next time you don’t quite feel yourself, might I redirect …

Spices jazz up cooking

There is always a new sauce on the market, a new flavor that is supposed to enhance your cooking or cut your time in the galley. But to simply buy a pre-made …

The science of feeding Fido as a guest

More and more often, the yachts I find myself on have a non-human guest onboard. Creatures of the four-legged variety, especially dogs. As the principals on …

What to feed the kids onboard

OK, I get it. The kids are coming to the yacht for the holidays. This totally freaks me out. As a professional chef, when I hear children will be part of the …

Estate jobs add new twist

It is not uncommon to be in employment on a yacht as the chef and then suddenly, the chef for the boss’s estate quits and he needs you to come to the …

Editor’s Picks

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. …

Port state CIC inspections this fall to focus on emergency systems

Port state CIC inspections this fall to focus on emergency systems

The Paris and Tokyo MoUs on port state control will conduct a Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on vessel emergency systems and …

Yacht Moatize hits dock in Cairns

Yacht Moatize hits dock in Cairns

By Dorie Cox Capts. Brian and Sue Mitchell looked up from their dinner at a marina restaurant in Cairns in Queensland, Australia, to …

Deeper water to allow for larger yachts at Fort Lauderdale marina

Deeper water to allow for larger yachts at Fort Lauderdale marina

Photos and story by Dorie Cox Scoop by scoop, an excavator on a floating barge dug from the Intracoastal Waterway bed at Sunrise Harbor …

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