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Bow thrusters to epaulettes, yacht engineer values mentor’s lessons

By Dorie Cox Engr. Allen Dudley is mesmerized by Capt. Jim Horner’s skillful maneuvers at the helm of the 100-foot (30m) Benetti, M/Y Rutli E, in currents, …

Taking the Helm: Job expertise doesn’t happen without intentional practice

Taking the Helm: by Capt. Paul Ferdais I was recently on a boat doing a stern-to anchoring in a bay. The plan was to set the anchor, then back up toward and …

Crew Coach: Attitude, habits key to crew success

Crew Coach: by Capt. Rob Gannon Recently I ran into a former coaching client of mine. She originally contacted me after breaking into the yachting industry a …

Sea Sick: Avoiding shingles worth every penny

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray As I write this, I can still feel the nerve pain and headache from shingles. It has been over three weeks and, although the pain is …

Top Shelf: Low Country Boil hit in Papua New Guinea

Top Shelf: by Chef Tim MacDonald On a bucket list tick-off period of my career, I have accepted a mission this winter to check out yachting in Australia and …

Triton Networking returns to GMT — POSTPONED

In light of health concerns for crowds, this Triton Networking event has been postponed. A new date will be announced in the coming weeks. Global Marine Travel …

Course change from 506-foot ship to 120 yacht

By Dorie Cox Capt. Christopher Monroe expected his new job to feel unfamiliar. At 49 years old, he had made a significant course correction for a new tour of …

From the Bridge: Crew dream of moving up, captains long to move down

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox A group of yacht captains with experience at the helm of yachts from 100 feet to more than 250 feet gathered to address a common …

Crew Coach: Listening well not as easy as you think

Crew Coach: by Capt. Rob Gannon So how do you, dear readers, think we are doing with listening these days? If we just kind of think about our day today, …

Sea Sick: If someone is impaled, don’t pull out the object

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray Many of you reading this column  who are over the age of 50 may remember the 1969 Jerry Lewis movie “Hook, Line and Sinker” in …

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FLIBS20 opens to small crowds, open spaces

FLIBS20 opens to small crowds, open spaces

The 61st annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show opened today under sunny skies, wider face docks and spacious tents.  The …

What the FLIBS? How and why Fort Lauderdale chose to buck the ‘cancel culture’

What the FLIBS? How and why Fort Lauderdale chose to buck the ‘cancel culture’

People across the global yachting industry were aghast when local government officials in Fort Lauderdale gave the owners and organizers …

Owner’s View: Chartering and pride of ownership

Owner’s View: Chartering and pride of ownership

Owner’s View: by Melvin Miller I have chartered houses, cars, aircraft and yachts. If I want to spend a week on a yacht in the Med, I …

Triton hosts first open virtual networking

Triton hosts first open virtual networking

By Lucy Chabot Reed About 40 people joined us for our first Triton Virtual Networking event last week, calling our new platform “a …