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R-E-S-P-E-C-T: No crew can succeed without it

Stew Cues: by Alene Keenan Yachting is a microcosm of society with an interesting twist. Catering to some of the richest and most powerful people in the world, …

Taking the Helm: Unrealistic expectations raise doubts about HELM training

Taking the Helm: by Paul Ferdais It’s been a few years now since a leadership and management course has been required of watchkeepers, mates, captains and …

Tony Hambrook, former head of Alloy Yachts in New Zealand, dies

By Dorie Cox Tony Hambrook, former managing director of Alloy Yachts International in New Zealand, died on Feb. 1. During his career with the company he was …

Woman raped on yacht wins $70 million verdict against owner

UPDATE: The original post incorrectly identified the yacht make and length. By Dorie Cox A jury awarded a woman $70 million after she was raped on board a …

From the Bridge: Emails the root of refit communications

[Individual comments are not attributed to encourage candid discussion; attending captains are identified in the  accompanying photograph.] From the Bridge: …

Crew Compass: Heartbreak gives way to hope in Caribbean

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon We were in Croatia in the middle of an owner’s trip when the Leeward Islands braced themselves for Hurricane Irma to make …

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Africa, Blue Sky sells; Planet Nine, Lionspirit listed

Yachts sold M/Y Africa, a 154-foot (47m) Benetti built in 2010, sold by listing agent Burgess, with Marine Marketing and Pivatus introducing the buyer. Asking …

Rules of the Road: ‘Paper license’ ploy does not satisfy manning requirements

Rules of the Road: by Capt. Jake Desvergers The use of licensed workers is required in many industries, from medicine and engineering to construction, teaching …

Refit18: Yacht owners, representatives balance refit relationship

By Dorie Cox A yacht refit often begins as the owner’s dream and then grows to a plan that is defined by many factors, including what the yacht needs, what …

Triton networks with Culinary Convenience

A brisk South Florida evening was the perfect setting for outdoor Triton networking with Culinary Convenience on the third Wednesday in January. Several food …

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23rd Triton Expo welcomes more than 800 for networking

23rd Triton Expo welcomes more than 800 for networking

More than 800 captains, crew and yacht industry professionals networked at the Triton Expo last night. The 23rd installment of the event …

Triton Expo returns this week

Triton Expo returns this week

It’s time for one of The Triton’s biggest events of the year, the spring edition of the Triton Expo, this year held on Wednesday …

News in the brokerage fleet: Carolina, Status Quo sell; Valerie listed

News in the brokerage fleet: Carolina, Status Quo sell; Valerie listed

Yachts sold M/Y Carolina, a 158-foot (48m) Feadship launched in 1997, sold by IYC broker Mark Elliott, who represented the seller, and …

Crew Compass: Hiring based solely on looks

Crew Compass: Hiring based solely on looks

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon It’s that time of year when boats are winding down from their winter Caribbean season and preparing …

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