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Gain control of your financial future

Fresh off one of the most successful boat shows in Ft. Lauderdale’s recent memory, it seemed a lot like a class reunion. I got to see many familiar faces and…

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What about liability with dayworkers?

  Address dayworker issues   I have just read your piece about the group of captains discussing the use of dayworkers [From the Bridge: “Dayworking crew a ‘necessary evil’ in…

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Pilgrimage just the ticket for crew vacation

Holiday options for yachties are plentiful, but few are as life-changing as a pilgrimage. So with South Africa’s chilly winter fast approaching, I decided to take a walk in warmer…

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Minimalist yachting lifestyle ideal for retirement

One of the advantages of working on a yacht is that you can live comfortably with the most minimal possessions in life. This also means that you likely don’t have…

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At sea crew stay ship shape with metabolics

We all have excuses when it comes to starting or maintaining a fitness program. “I don’t have time,” “I don’t like going to the gym,” or “I don’t have equipment.”…

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Reality’ show made me seasick

‘Reality’ show made me seasick I happened across the TV show “Below Deck” the other night. I was sick to my stomach to see a totally asinine, sophomoric show that…

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Facts not fact on topic of bacteria

I recently read the article from the July issue of The Triton titled “Bacteria: the good, the bad and the healthy.” Chef Mary Beth Lawton Johnson relays in detail the harmful effects…

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Intruders teach captain lessons

I had an education this summer at our marina in Philadelphia that I wanted to share.   After the 4th of July party on board the 65-foot M/Y Majestic, cleanup…

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A look at the ‘crew’ who landed the parts on ‘Below Decks’

All we know about the crew of “Below Deck” is what Bravo has on its Web site under crew bios. The show held auditions for its crew and chose not…

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T.V. drownings not like the real thing

By Mario Vittone The new captain jumped from the cockpit, fully dressed, and sprinted through the water. A former lifeguard, he kept his eyes on his victim as he headed…

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