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From the Bridge: Highs and lows as captain on a yacht

Defining the job of a yacht captain is tough. Every boat is different, every owner is different, and every program is different, so every job ends up being …

Not first choice but yacht deliveries worth variety and flexibility

As the season for repositioning heated up in South Florida, we invited a group of captains to our monthly From the Bridge luncheon to talk about deliveries, …

Many captains and yachts choose Ft. Lauderdale

The premise of this month’s From the Bridge captains luncheon might seem a little odd, but recent events in Ft. Lauderdale (discussions of a high-speed …

Not all captains see phone use as addictive

The past few years have changed things in the cell-phone-and-work arena on yachts. Thanks to technological advances, phones are much more than things with …

Go sailing, trust your captain to enjoy yachting

We spend a lot of time in our monthly captains luncheons talking about things that impact a captain’s job and career. Most of those conversations over …

Tomorrows leaders begin with captains of today

Tomorrow’s leaders begin with captains of today I read with great interest Capt. Ian Bone’s editorial regarding a captain’s leadership …

Captains give green crew a chance

Yachting has always attracted young people, some infatuated with the sea, others intrigued by the prospect of working on these lovely vessels, most intoxicated …

Balancing life and work aboard yachts

When it comes to time off in yachting, captains say it’s tough to manage, no matter what. The rare story of an owner who schedules the boat’s use …

Leadership skills coveted, not required, for captains

As long as I have been hosting these lunches, the issue of leadership skills among captains has come up. The skills aren’t required for licensure yet most …

Relationship, not price, wins vendor loyalty

As the economy changes, it seems that the yachting industry had shifted over the past few months. That may be because of the time of year, and we don’t …

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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

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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 …