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Ending weird 2020 in the Exumas

At the beginning of this pandemic, I went into panic mode and pondered what my options were, seeing as I expected this to totally stall our industry. I could …

The Money Dock: Investment contracts and yacht crew

Now that I’ve covered the basic concepts of financial management and demonstrated its practice with real clients, it’s time to pivot into the world of …

Fraser honors four in first short story contest

Capt. Stephen Wilkins took first place in The Crew Network (TCN) and Fraser’s first short story contest for his story “Wave Splashes to Ashes” about a …

Money Dock: Money woes averted with a little planning

This month, I would like to bring some real world examples to the column. Thus far, I have written about emergency funds, financial independence and the …

Deadline approaches for Adrift Film Festival

The second annual Adrift Film Festival — comprised of films created by yacht crew — will be virtual on Sunday, Oct. 11, at 12 noon U.S. Eastern …

The Money Dock: Yachting can set you up for life, if you do it right

The Money Dock: by Bosun Alex Kempin  OK folks, time for a typically boring financial subject to be made un-boring. Here are the basic steps involved in …

Girl power: Back-to-back river trips leave their mark

By Lucy Chabot Reed Capt. Kelly Gordon and her crew aboard the 75-Sunseeker M/Y Corporate Retreat had just come the long way around from Florida to Chicago. …

The Money Dock: Know what you spend

The Money Dock: by Bosun Alex Kempin  July was a crazy month for my partner and I. After 3.6 years on board and 4.5 months of straight lockdown, we quit our …

Which of your tasks on a yacht would you prefer not to do?

It comes as no surprise that the least liked tasks on yachts have to do with the sewage system. Jerold MacKinnon: Replacing black water hoses. Craig Jones: …

Captain builds tender for users’ comfort

Story and photos by Tom Serio He’s a big guy, with a big voice, and with big miles under his keel. Now he has big goals. Capt. Pedro Camargo has been plying …

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ABM gives Bahamas update

ABM gives Bahamas update

Joe Dargavage, vice president of the Association of Bahamas Marinas, gave attendees of last week’s Triton Virtual Networking event an …

New lift coming together at Derecktor Fort Pierce

New lift coming together at Derecktor Fort Pierce

It’s happening, and it’s going to be big. That’s the sense one can get as they see the buildout of the new Derecktor Fort Pierce …

COVID, fires, lawsuits, obituaries among top stories of 2020

COVID, fires, lawsuits, obituaries among top stories of 2020

Yacht captains and crew -- as well as other yachting professionals -- found lots of news of interest on The-Triton.com last …

Ending weird 2020 in the Exumas

Ending weird 2020 in the Exumas

At the beginning of this pandemic, I went into panic mode and pondered what my options were, seeing as I expected this to totally stall …