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Colors, carvings and curves worth the challenge in Papua New Guinea

Story and photos by Kevin Davidson Headhunters, warriors, spears, bows and arrows – ready for something different? Then join me on a trip up the river …

Top Shelf: In charter season, a helper worth her weight in cake

Top Shelf: by Chef Tim McDonald Ask any sole charter chef what they want most for Christmas and I’ll bet you, sure as nuts, they will say a reliable helper …

Sea Sick: Save severed finger with correct response

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray While working on a boat, there are many opportunities to lose a finger or two. Think hatches, winches, ropes, anchor chains, knives, …

Triton networks with Maritime Marine

More than 220 yacht captains, crew and industry folks joined us for Triton Networking with Maritime Marine on the first Wednesday in December. The shore power …

Captain sentenced to three years in guest death

Update Dec. 4 Captain sentenced in guest death in propeller accident A yacht captain was sentenced to nearly three years in prison in the death of a …

Rules of the Road: Retain records to show fuel oil complies with ECA regulations

Rules of the Road: by Capt. Jake Desvergers Longtime sufferers of this column may recall this topic being discussed back in early 2012.  At that time, the …

Hasty departure, vessel screen brightness contributed to yacht crashed

A 35-year-old captain was found to be at fault after a 62-foot luxury yacht slammed into a navigational buoy and sank off the coast of Jersey in November 2017, …

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Kibo, Saint Nicolas sold; Kogo listed

Yachts sold M/Y Kibo, a 268-foot (81.8m) Abeking launched in 2014, sold by Merle Wood & Associates and Y.Co, who represented the seller, and broker Chris …

New path for U.S. flag registry underway for large yachts

By Dorie Cox While a recent amendment to a U.S. law recognizing that a private yacht can be well over 300 GT may be good news to American owners of today’s …

Crew Compass: What makes a good guest? There is no simple answer

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon As crew, we’ve meet them all. I’ve written previously about how many different personalities we come across in this …

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Yacht crew join Triton networking with Universal Marine Center

Yacht crew join Triton networking with Universal Marine Center

The Triton hosted networking with more than 150 captains, crew and industry professionals at Universal Marine Center on the third …

Where in the World: St. Kitts crew seminars

Where in the World: St. Kitts crew seminars

Crew from 15 yachts participated in Acrew’s fourth Caribbean Crewfest in mid-January at Christophe Harbour in St. Kitts. The …

Industry rallies to raise money for former engineer injured in accident

Industry rallies to raise money for former engineer injured in accident

By Dorie Cox UPDATE Feb. 20, 2019 Former yacht Engr. Thomas “Bourke” Cannon is in a hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, after …

GPS users warned of potential April 6 glitch

GPS users warned of potential April 6 glitch

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has warned that those who use older GPS devices may find themselves in troubled waters come April …

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