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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 …

What’s the coldest you have ever been in your life? The hottest?

Although this question didn’t have yachting in mind, our audience certainly has yachting in mind. Here are some cold and hot yachting days our readers shared …

Living with a sub: A yacht captain’s reflections as a sub pilot

By Lucy Chabot Reed Capt. Les Annan didn’t think his musings about working and living with a submarine would generate much interest. His family and friends …

What’s the most incredible weather event you have ever been through?

Anyone who’s been to sea has run into some weather. It might be motoring through a thunderstorm, hecticly running from an impending hurricane, or managing a …

Crew Compass: COVID doesn’t touch us, until it does

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon Just like most people everywhere in the world, it has been a whirlwind of a few months for me. It is safe to say that I didn’t …

Former cook/stew wins MIASF Golden Anchor award

By Lucy Chabot Reed Former yacht crew member Patience Cohn won the Golden Anchor Award for 2020, the most prestigious award given by the 60-year-old Fort …

Crew Eye: Sweeten up

Chef Tim MacDonald shared these photos of Stew Mon Starr-Hart preparing to serve a unique sweet tray. Assembled on a giant lollipop, the British and U.S. …

The Money Dock: What would happen to you if you lost your job?

The Money Dock: by Bosun Alex Kempin For certain ranks of yacht crew, job security comes in several forms: either the constant threat of rain for the weary …

Which is your favorite shift to stand watch?

This week’s question wasn’t so hard. While we thought the daylight shifts would get loads of support, most of the captains and crew piping in on our social …

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Captain builds tender for users’ comfort

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Living with a sub: A yacht captain’s reflections as a sub pilot

Living with a sub: A yacht captain’s reflections as a sub pilot

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Owner’s View: The essence of command

Owner’s View: The essence of command

Owner’s View: by Melvyn Miller The hardest thing to teach new managers is that the essence of management is to convince or coerce …

Veteran captain joins Derecktor Fort Pierce

Veteran captain joins Derecktor Fort Pierce

UPDATED Capt. Glen Allen, who spent the past 13 years with Fleet Miami, has taken a position as sales manager with Derecktor Fort …

Detroit firm acquires Luke Brown

Detroit, Michigan-based KAM Yacht Sales has acquired Fort Lauderdale-based brokerage firm Luke Brown Yachts. Founded in 2006, KAM Yacht …

Fort Lauderdale broker launches firm, acquires Neptune

Fort Lauderdale broker launches firm, acquires Neptune

Fort Lauderdale-based yacht broker Frank Grzeszczak has launched FGI Yacht Group and acquired Neptune Group Yachting.  Industry …