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Best motivation unique to each crew

Most people think motivation comes from a paycheck. Money can help, but motivation from money is fleeting. Actually, people are motivated by many things, one …

Choosing a school just as important as choosing a course

On Sept. 24, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) celebrated World Maritime Day. The theme this year was Maritime Education and Training in …

Dress the part, smile and welcome all to greatest show on earth

This month, captains and crew will have their greatest career opportunity of 2015: attending the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Crew who are not near …

You have been let go, now what? Accept, learn and move forward

It seems like there is plenty written about obtaining positions and performing your best onboard but what about when it just doesn’t work out? What happens …

Don’t get stuck when guest is choking; act quickly and firmly

Consider for a moment what you would do if a guest suddenly stood up and looked directly at you. She is scared and does not speak. Would you recognize that as …

Build loyalty slowly to keep crew, program together

As yacht crew build a career, it’s common for them to jump from job to job. I did it myself on route to becoming a first officer. I admit I didn’t give …

Crew face more responsibility, train for security, career, service

As yachts continue to grow in size and complexity (systems and regulatory), onboard training will become increasingly necessary to operate them safely and …

Owner’s gain, crew’s pain when yacht tenders towed

In 30 years of big boating, I had never towed a tender until last season. Now that I have done it, I will not go back to little blow-up boats. (I used to call …

Take time to understand each other to help great team dynamic flow

Speaking to a coaching client recently, we started talking about the challenges of working aboard yachts. We ended up pretty much agreeing that the biggest …

Watch for rabies, infection when an animal bites

They say a dog is man’s best friend, but not always. Sometimes dogs bite. A dog may bite for many reasons and it may not have been intentional, but it can be …

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Triton on both sides of the equator

Triton on both sides of the equator

Yacht broker and former Capt. David Nichols took a trip to Ecuador last month, and brought his Triton along.  “In Quito, it has 12 …