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Winterizing a warm-weather yacht

By Capt. Rupert Lean The megayacht industry rarely winterizes a yacht. Usually there are crew living on board or the yacht is sent south to warmer waters …

Sea Science: Treacherous, frozen latitudes becoming hot destinations

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed Once upon a time, the ideal yachting expedition would involve calm seas, warm breezes and smooth sailing. The yachting …

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: New Amels, Invader, Party Girl sell; Phoenix listed

Yachts sold S/V 6711, a 220-foot (67m) Damen support vessel launched in 2014, sold by Verpeka Dolling broker Rob Dolling, who brought the buyer, and listing …

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 …

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Triton Networking with Ronnie’s at UMC

Triton Networking with Ronnie’s at UMC

Just days after the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, more than 200 yacht captains, crew and business professionals gathered for …

Be wary of CBD quality, source, THC levels

Be wary of CBD quality, source, THC levels

By Alene Keenan Most people have heard about CBD by now, but it is surrounded by controversy. Much of the confusion is due to the fact …

Agent’s Corner: S. Florida airports best when flying in on B1/B2

Agent’s Corner: S. Florida airports best when flying in on B1/B2

The Agent's Corner: by Laura Garcia-Bartenfelder There are so many different aspects to receiving and traveling on a B1/B2 for crew …

Engineer’s Angle: Fuel for both yacht, tender attractive

Engineer’s Angle: Fuel for both yacht, tender attractive

Engineer's Angle: JD Anson Whether taking the boss shopping in St. Tropez or dragging kids for miles on a banana in the Bahamas, …

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