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Roscioli gives this reporter a second chance to make a first impression

In mid April, we received a press release to let us know that South Florida shipyard founder Bob Roscioli was about to get an award. My first reaction was: Big …

April marks The Triton’s 15th trip around the sun

Publisher’s Point: by Lucy Reed Our April edition is our 180th issue, which marks our 15th anniversary. As a journalist, somewhat cynical after 30 years …

Publisher’s Point: Starting ‘somewhere’ to teach kids about yachting industry

Publisher’s Point: by Lucy Chabot Reed When I first flashed the photo of a 200-foot yacht on the big screen and asked the kids what it made them think …

Here’s hoping Pier South includes marina plans as well

Publisher’s Point: By Lucy Chabot Reed I’ve been reporting on the yachting industry for about 15 years now, and I have seen fantastic marina …

Missing a true mariner as kids and I seek role models

Publisher’s Point: Lucy Chabot Reed It’s the day after the Chairman’s Gala and I find myself missing Whale. The event wasn’t even something Capt. …

Finding new workers must start at the heart, not the head

Parents always want to give their kids a better life than they had. My dad worked with his hands and went on to start his own small business. My mom, after 10 …

In yachting, there’s always more to learn

A captain invited me recently to sail with a yacht crew from Ft. Lauderdale to Boston, a four-day offshore repositioning. Though I have been asked along …

The Triton’s 150th issue hits the yacht docks for captains and crew

As The Triton team sat around our conference table this summer making plans for our fall editions, it occurred to me that we were about to publish our 150th …

Frustration pushes captains to brainstorm training solutions

When we started hosting captains lunches 12 years ago, we soon learned that the top issues captains dealt with were crew retention, loyalty and longevity. …

Cruising in U.S. not as hard as it seems; check perceptions

I reached out last month to yacht captains for some tips on where to cruise in the Northeastern U.S. (Find their top picks in the special section on pages …

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