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Hiring crew costs more than money

This month’s From the Bridge captains lunch took a different turn than we expected. Previously, a captain suggested we ask “What does it cost to …

Latitude Adjustment highlights crew making a difference

Remember those former yachties Jimmy Floyd at Bradford Marine told us about last fall, Mike and Susie Whiteside who left yachting to raise a family in …

AC exhibit opens in Palm Beach

A new exhibit on the history of yacht racing is on display at Flagler Museum in Palm Beach through Jan. 6. “Capturing the Cup: Yacht Racing During the …

AC72 cat dismasted in trial sail

Oracle Team USA, defender of the 34th America’s Cup, capsized and destroyed its 72-foot catamaran in a training sail in mid-October in San Francisco. No …

Yachts visit Koh Samui

A growing number of superyachts are visiting Thailand’s island of Koh Samui in the Gulf of Siam.Koh Samui rises off the southeastern seaboard of Thailand …

Crew goals accomplished

It’s always nice to hear that some in yachting are able to achieve their goals. I can’t remember how I first met Capt. Scott Schwaner, but …

Crew can handle offshore storm

By Staff Report Hurricane Sandy may scare some tourists away and it may put a damper on activities, but the 50-knot winds South Florida is likely to feel …

Though young, Tsumat is a real yacht

A boat show is always a place to find new boats. We think we just might have found the newest of them all. M/Y Tsumat turned eight days old yesterday. Launched …

Captain gives all his ‘secrets’ away

Professional yacht crew can do many things. Besides crossing oceans and plotting courses without signposts, they keep a floating city operational. Being good …

A recap of a historic storm

Dire forecasts of record-setting storm surges, hurricane force winds and extreme coastal flooding along the northeast U.S. coast hastened mariners to head up …

Editor’s Picks

Crew Compass: It’s OK to admit things are not OK

Crew Compass: It’s OK to admit things are not OK

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon All the media attention on increasing  concerns about mental health in recent times raises interesting …

Captain’s creativity protects engine investment

Captain’s creativity protects engine investment

By Capt. Rocka Romcke I don’t think any engineer would disagree that to maximize engine performance, we need to give it clean fuel, …

Med season wrap-up party with Estela

Med season wrap-up party with Estela

To wrap up another Mediterranean yachting season and to ring in the Caribbean season, Estela Yachting Palma held its annual end-of-season …

Triton Expo 2019 draws big crowd

Triton Expo 2019 draws big crowd

As yachts begin to arrive in town for the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, more than 1,000 yacht captains, crew, and business …

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