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Where are they now? From far and wide, yacht captains come home

Careers in yachting take a windy trip through yachts, owners, and destinations. It’s easy to lose track of fellow yachties as owners and yachts change. Boat …

On the dock with Boat Show Bingo

Print this Boat Show Bingo and head to the stern to find these fun sights at the show. Art by Tehane Brady. Related Posts... Stems and Shoots expands estate …

Chef breaks from culinary world with first novel

Yacht Chef Victoria Allman values facts and truthfulness. Her first two books are well-researched collections of international recipes and actual vignettes …

Trauma at sea can’t keep this crew down

While the boat show is filled with new, green crew finding their way in yachting, one would guess there are none who have traveled as far or endured as much …

Commercial job yields more pay, insurance

After 36 years in yachting, Capt. Charlie Kiss landed a job on a 106-foot Burger with no future, no benefits and making the same amount of money he’d made 20 …

Uninsured engineer fights cancer

Update: Yacht Eng. Erick Deforest died Sept. 2, 2011 at Hospice By the Sea in Boca Raton after a six-month battle with lung cancer. Yacht Eng. Erick Deforest …

Blue Water Warriors offers resource for service members

It’s an odd scenario, this Kiwi captain and his American wife, using all their savings and monthly paychecks to build a boat for injured U.S. military …

From stews, captains, and bilge rats, women become engineers

Yacht crew get their starts in a variety of ways. Several of the female engineers talked about their beginnings in the yachting industry. Read “Engineers …

Yacht chef offers Willy Wonka-like peek inside galley

When Neal Salisbury was young he wanted to be an explorer and travel the oceans. He imagined his journeys on Christopher Columbus-type ships. Now at 46, he …

Former purser spins dark comedies

Duncan Whitehead, a former purser on M/Y Boadicea and M/Y Princess Mariana, is not always what he seems. And neither are the characters in his recent novels. …

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Triton networks with Maritime Marine

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 …

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 …

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

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. …

Engr. Craig Siedelhofer dies of liver cancer at 47

Engr. Craig Siedelhofer dies of liver cancer at 47

By Dorie Cox Engr. Craig Siedelhofer died Nov. 17 of liver cancer in Roanoke, Virginia. He most recently worked as relief engineer on …

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