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Triton networks with BOW Boat Owners Warehouse

About 225 yacht captains, crew and industry pros joined us for Triton Networking last night at BOW — Boat Owners Warehouse — in Fort Lauderdale. …

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 …

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Newport19: Crew bring the sunshine to rainy Newport show

Newport19: Crew bring the sunshine to rainy Newport show

Yacht crew from more than 20 charter vessels shined through a rainy and misty Newport Charter Yacht Show last week at Newport …

EU tariff turns more charter yachts off Med

EU tariff turns more charter yachts off Med

By Dorie Cox A European Union tariff has disrupted summer plans for a number of yachts that typically charter in the Mediterranean. …

Final Christensen launched in Vancouver; yard moves to Tennessee

Final Christensen launched in Vancouver; yard moves to Tennessee

Christensen has launched the last hull to be completed and delivered from its Vancouver yard.  The 164-foot (50m) Jackpot, …

40m S/Y My Song not salvageable

40m S/Y My Song not salvageable

UPDATE:The 40m award-winning racing sloop My Song has been declared unsalvageable after falling off a cargo ship in the Med while in …

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