The Triton

Owner’s View

Owner’s View: Are crew and brokers friends, enemies or both?

Owner’s View: by Peter Herm Captains, crew and yacht brokers have a complex relationship. I don’t pretend to understand all of the intricacies and …

Owner’s View: Those who keep their word few, far between

Owner’s View: by Peter Herm Early in my career, I worked on the floor of a major financial exchange. This was an eye-opening experience to a teenager whose …

Owner’s View: Here’s why I love my crew so much

Owner’s View: Peter Herm In reading some of the appreciated comments on my columns online, it dawned on me that some crew must be sharing The Triton with …

Owner’s View: Fire early and quit often

Owner’s View: by Peter Herm I am old, fat and have high mileage. Like a used car, it is not the age, it is the experience. With my 300,000-plus miles, I …

FLIBS17: Owner honors crew’s role in life of a happy ship

By Lucy Chabot Reed A yacht is an organic thing. Sure, it’s made of metal and fiberglass, pipes and hoses, but it also has a heart. That heart – the crew …

Owner’s View: Answers to some pressing questions

Owner’s View: by Peter Herm The Monaco show was awesome. You should have been there. I went to the first one 26 years ago. They just get bigger and …

Owner’s View: Lesson learned from Irma: Insurance doesn’t replace skill

By Peter Herm Hurricane Irma taught me some new lessons. I learned there are basically two types of preparation strategies: one counting on insurance; the …

Owner’s View: Great contractors, like great crew, are the ones you can count on

Owner’s View: by Peter Herm My 2004 Suburban has 184,000 miles and was last washed in 2006. When it breaks, it gets fixed; otherwise, it gets used daily. …

Owner’s View: Captain wanted, perhaps couple?

Owner’s View: by Peter Herm No, I am not replacing my captain or crew. They are awesome. But, it is time for a new boat on this side of the pond. I love …

Owner’s View: Text on your own time

Owner’s View: by Peter Herm This article is about the now ubiquitous smartphone and the crew management challenges it creates. The editors were kind …

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Follow me: Trust, experience and preparation make for great yacht tow

Follow me: Trust, experience and preparation make for great yacht tow

By Capt. Dorie Cox Capt. Jamie Farnborough stood on the shipyard’s dock and peered around the empty slip. He wondered how best to dock …

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: La Dolce Vita, Paprika sell; Only One listed

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: La Dolce Vita, Paprika sell; Only One listed

Yachts sold M/Y La Dolce Vita, a 108-foot (33m) Sunseeker launched in 2008, sold by IYC in an in-house deal, with broker AJ MacDonald …

FLIBS18: Capt. Todd Lee named Fraser captain of the year

FLIBS18: Capt. Todd Lee named Fraser captain of the year

Capt. Todd Lee of M/Y Seanna, a 185-foot Delta, was named Fraser Yacht Management Captain of the Year for 2018. The fourth edition of …

Derecktor wins bid to develop Fort Pierce large yacht facility

Derecktor wins bid to develop Fort Pierce large yacht facility

Update Nov. 14, 10 p.m. Derecktor Holdings Inc. was chosen tonight to build and manage a Fort Pierce large yacht facility by a unanimous …

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