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Taking the Helm: Balance high expectations with empathy, respect

Taking the Helm: by Capt. Paul Ferdais I recently had a meeting with Susan, a woman who’s moved into the chief stew position for a 100m vessel with lots of …

Drew Cooney, Lauderdale Propeller Service owner, dies

By Dorie Cox Longtime Lauderdale Propeller Service owner and president Drew Cooney died on Feb. 7 “after a very long three-year battle with cancer,” …

Stew Cues: Managing difficult people tricky task

Stew Cues: by Alene Keenan After a hectic holiday charter run, heads of departments take time to assess the relationships among their team. Managing different …

Next Triton Event: Networking with Lewis Marine

By Lucy Chabot Reed Our second Triton Networking event in February is on the third Wednesday, Feb. 19, at Lewis Marine Supply. Make plans to join us from 6-8 …

Master convicted for delayed report of engine failure

The master of tanker Asphalt Spirit was fined 3,000 Australian dollars after failing to immediately report a main engine breakdown that left the vessel adrift …

Hatteras names new CEO, CFO

Hatteras – Cabo Yachts has named board member Gary Smith as chief executive officer and Dave Goodman as chief financial officer of New Bern, North …

Former engineer joins YPI London office

Former yacht engineer Adrian Tinkler has joined Yachting Partners International as a yacht management partner in its London office. Tinkler worked for more …

Sea Sick: It’s annual checkup time for first-aid kits

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray It’s that time of year again. Time to buy a new calendar, make New Year’s resolutions and go through your first-aid medical kit. …

Taking the Helm: Communication breakdown leaves charter crew to flounder

Taking the Helm: by Capt. Paul Ferdais I was on a charter recently when there were a couple of issues that developed between the guests, the chief stew and the …

Crew Coach: To change behavior, change how we see things

Crew Coach: by Capt. Rob Gannon As the calendar year flips again, it’s that time when lots of folks can do some reflecting and reevaluating, which can …

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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 …