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Triton Survey: Most yachts have not cut salaries, half have cut jobs

By Lucy Chabot Reed Nearly two-thirds of the more than 100 captains who responded to this week’s Triton Survey indicated they have not cut salaries in the …

Triton Survey: Captains ready to move, many plans still on hold

By Lucy Chabot Reed As government and port lockdowns stretch into their third month, many yachts and crew that have had to stay put can’t help but wonder …

Triton Survey: Most captains, crew still employed

By Lucy Chabot Reed While the COVID-19 pandemic has paused the yachting industry during one of its busiest seasons, about 70% of captains who responded to a …

Triton Survey: Warmer water, less wind makes summer in Bahamas a hit with captains, crew

Survey by Lucy Chabot Reed Photos by Capt. Herb Magney When summer rolls around, yacht owners and guests often choose places they would rather not visit in …

Miami18: Checking the tide: How do you keep in touch with family and friends?

As technology changes and options increase for communication, The Triton was curious how such international travelers as yacht crew keep in touch with family …

FLIBS17: Checking the Tide: Where are you headed after the show?

While most yachts in the boat show this week are for sale, and “plans” can change if the right buyer emerges, we were curious to know where boats are …

FLIBS17: Checking the Tide: Where’s your favorite spot onboard?

While working on a yacht, crew must have their favorite decks or rooms. Although not always accessible to them, we were wondering that if they owned the yacht, …

FLIBS17: Checking the Tide: What scares you?

Inherently the work of yacht crew can be dangerous. They often work with heavy equipment, are responsible for people’s safety and more. We were curious …

FLIBS17: Checking the Tide: What would you change about your uniform?

Yachting is all about image and presentation, and the crew’s appearance is an integral part of that. Uniforms can define a yacht’s program to the public, …

FLIBS17: Checking the Tide: Do you have a tattoo?

By Dorie Cox Tattoos seem popular these days, but does that hold true for the yacht industry? Since most crew list if they have visible tattoos on a CV, we …

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By Lucy Chabot Reed While the COVID-19 pandemic has paused the yachting industry during one of its busiest seasons, about 70% of …

Triton Survey: Most yachts have not cut salaries, half have cut jobs

Triton Survey: Most yachts have not cut salaries, half have cut jobs

By Lucy Chabot Reed Nearly two-thirds of the more than 100 captains who responded to this week’s Triton Survey indicated they have …

Triton Survey: Captains ready to move, many plans still on hold

Triton Survey: Captains ready to move, many plans still on hold

By Lucy Chabot Reed As government and port lockdowns stretch into their third month, many yachts and crew that have had to stay put …

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Owner’s View: The essence of command

Owner’s View: The essence of command

Owner’s View: by Melvyn Miller The hardest thing to teach new managers is that the essence of management is to convince or coerce …

Veteran captain joins Derecktor Fort Pierce

Veteran captain joins Derecktor Fort Pierce

UPDATED Capt. Glen Allen, who spent the past 13 years with Fleet Miami, has taken a position as sales manager with Derecktor Fort …

Detroit firm acquires Luke Brown

Detroit, Michigan-based KAM Yacht Sales has acquired Fort Lauderdale-based brokerage firm Luke Brown Yachts. Founded in 2006, KAM Yacht …

Fort Lauderdale broker launches firm, acquires Neptune

Fort Lauderdale broker launches firm, acquires Neptune

Fort Lauderdale-based yacht broker Frank Grzeszczak has launched FGI Yacht Group and acquired Neptune Group Yachting.  Industry …