Write To Be Heard

Follow up to personality test with insight into captains

The initiative taken by The Triton in undertaking the personality testing of a select group of captains is to be applauded. [“Communication with captains is not only a captain’s concern,”…

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Write to be heard readers share cancer stories and crew advice

Sharing cancer stories kept friends close   All I can say is thank goodness for The Triton, or I would not have known of the passing of my friend and…

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Yachting needs a plan to recruit career-minded crew

The recent Triton survey concerning the appointment decisions made by yacht captains when selecting crew was interesting yet probably expected. [“Captains prefer to hire career-minded crew,” March issue, page C1]…

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Write to be heard: Mr. Bartram one of ‘the greatest’

Mr. Bartram one of ‘the greatest’ Your obit on Joe Bartram is much appreciated for all the truths and visages you portrayed about Joe [“Iconic broker, yachtsman recalled as a…

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Lay out schedule to juggle time off

I wanted to comment about the crew time off issue in the February survey [“Tough to give time off when plans change,” page C1]. It seems that we have a…

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Write to be Heard: Modern times call for modern training

The survey you held for the quality of leadership and management skills in the yachting industry was very interesting [“Level of leadership depends on viewpoint,” page C1, January issue]. From…

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Write to be Heard: Even basic leadership training will help

The Triton survey this month was very interesting. It is clear from the results that there is a significant discordance between the perception of the captains and the perceptions of…

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Write to be Heard: Leadership survey points out need

The Triton’s latest article concerning leadership in the yachting industry [Triton survey: “Level of leadership depends on viewpoint,” page C1, January 2014] has revealed some interesting and concerning views and…

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Scientific summer adventure keeps chef busy

Earlier this year, a friend passed a job offer on to us: a summer on a research vessel in Alaska. It was a private vessel chartered by a group of…

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Editorial: Crime is on the rise in SXM says captain

News received from a captain known to The Triton who asked that his name not be used. He was on a vessel in St. Maarten in early December when he…

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