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Hiring crew costs more than money

From the Bridge: by Lucy Chabot Reed This month’s From the Bridge captains lunch took a different turn than we expected. Previously, a captain suggested we …

From the Bridge: Drinking with the boss

From the Bridge: by Lucy Chabot Reed After all this time interviewing captains and picking their brains every month (more than 100 times now), we’re still …

Reputations tell a story

As yachts begin to sell, the job market begins to shift with them. Several captains on long-term boats have seen their vessels sell, or face the prospect of …

How captains hire in the yachting industry

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox Today’s crew share personal information up front on their CVs. Prominent are their color photographs, nationalities, …

From the Bridge: Yacht accidents leave a mark on captains’ careers

By Dorie Cox Yacht captains often are fired after the yacht they run is involved in a crash, fire or sinking. At this month’s Triton From the Bridge …

From the Bridge: Boat shows give captains chance to see, fix things

With the world’s largest boat show set to kick off this month in Ft. Lauderdale, we asked eight captains gathered for our monthly Bridge luncheon what they …

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