The Triton

From the Bridge

From the Bridge: Satellite technology a make-or-break issue

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox Satellite domes and antennae top most large yachts, and satellite-enabled devices are everywhere on board. Announcements of the …

From the Bridge: Captains navigate complex equation for crew wages

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox Yacht captains are familiar with the rates for maintenance, repairs, dockage, insurance and other yacht bills. Budgets are a …

From the Bridge: Do not mess with yacht crew meals

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox Yacht crew pack in a boatload of duties each day, usually several tasks at the same time. But there are limits to multitasking …

From the Bridge: Captains want insurance to protect owner, crew

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox From broken bones to the flu, yacht crew are subject to a variety of injuries and illnesses that require medical treatment. In a …

From the Bridge: No shocker to captains that electric power a continual concern

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox Electronic charts, hot tubs, iPads, bilge pumps and clothes dryers are just some of the power-consuming items on today’s …

From the Bridge: Training, equipment, realistic expectations ease towing trouble

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox When photos began circulating recently of a deckhand being pulled into the water behind a yacht underway, criticism was fast and …

From the Bridge: Yacht watch duty anything but standard

From the Bridge: By Dorie Cox Many things can go awry on a yacht. A watchkeep can be the first line of defense to prevent such things as flood, fire, …

From the Bridge: More culture than stuff that creates home onboard

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox Individual comments are not attributed to encourage candid discussion; attending captains are identified in the accompanying …

From the Bridge: Social media seems like a joke until it’s about you

From the Bridge: by Editor Dorie Cox Word of a yacht on the rocks spread quickly on social media when a photo of it was posted in June. Hundreds of people …

From the Bridge: Down with salaries, experience; up with regulations, connection

Individual comments are not attributed to encourage candid discussion; attending captains are identified in the accompanying photograph. Captains who make …

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Stew Cues: Table seating, service order dictated by varying factors

Stew Cues: Table seating, service order dictated by varying factors

Stew Cues: by Alene Keenan Some of the most frequently asked questions I get regarding mealtimes are how to seat the guests at the …

Top Shelf: Sunchoke Vichyssoise with Smoked Salmon and Golden Quail Egg

Top Shelf: Sunchoke Vichyssoise with Smoked Salmon and Golden Quail Egg

Top Shelf: by Chef Timothy MacDonald All that glitters is not gold. But when in desperate need to elevate a dish to new heights, gold, …

Former Chief Stew Johanna Mueller dies

Former Chief Stew Johanna Mueller dies

By Lucy Chabot Reed Johanna Mueller broke into yachting the old fashioned way. While working at a hardware store, her work ethic shone …

Engineer’s Angle: Rapport in repair relies on client-tech respect

Engineer’s Angle: Rapport in repair relies on client-tech respect

Engineer's Angle: By JD Anson Hiring and dealing with contractors can be a nightmare, or a dream. After spending significant time on …

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