Crew Life

Global heads through Panama Canal

Capt. Kostas Andreou of M/Y Global took the 220-foot (67m) shadow boat through the Panama Canal this week en route to the Philippines. The vessel has been sold and the…

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Yacht captain missing from own boat

Capt. Bob Peel, a longtime yacht captain, has gone missing. Living and cruising aboard his personal vessel, the 54-foot (16.5m) S/Y Kalayaan (MMSI:232019710), Capt. Peel was last seen March 18…

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Captain urges all crew to follow COVID rules; virus spreads without knowing

By Lucy Chabot Reed The captain of a 130-foot Westport docked at a marina in South Florida called this week to express concern at what he has seen on the…

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Yacht captains share what COVID-19 has done to their world

By Dorie Cox and Lucy Chabot Reed As information changes quickly for yacht crew in a COVID-19-pandemic world, The Triton reached out to hear from the captains in charge. As…

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Take It In: Boost your immunity with these foods

Take It In: by Carol Bareuther Colds and flus viruses are everywhere. In this age of globe-trotting travel and with nearly a quarter of the world’s inhabitants living in cities…

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M/Y Sovereign wins in second Cotton Crews Olympics

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Photos by Mark Woodbury The crew from M/Y Sovereign took the top prize out of eight teams in the second annual Cotton Crews Olympics held Feb. 1 at Rybovich Superyacht…

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Attitude up from down below, yacht engineer keeps humor

Editor’s note: Life is different for many yacht crew since the COVID-19 pandemic began to affect the industry in March. Engr. Pearson Adams now works to maintain the yacht with…

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Captains’ fatigue symptom of larger yachting problem

By ISS Captains Committee It is the unanimous view of the International Superyacht Society’s Captains Committee that the greatest challenge to today’s yacht captains is fatigue management, their own and…

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Bow thrusters to epaulettes, yacht engineer values mentor’s lessons

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By Dorie Cox Engr. Allen Dudley is mesmerized by Capt. Jim Horner’s skillful maneuvers at the helm of the 100-foot (30m) Benetti, M/Y Rutli E, in currents, wind and tight…

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Triton Spotter: Miami Beach

Stew Vanessa Vaporis sent a Triton Spotter from Sunset Harbour Yacht Club in Miami Beach. She works on the 95-foot Sunseeker M/Y Persistence and loves taking a peek out the…

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