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Triton survey: Level of leadership depends on viewpoint

This month, we revisit the leadership issue. After discussing this topic at our captains luncheon this month, it was clear captains don’t always get …

Survey comments: Tips of successful yacht leadership

Read the Triton Survey here, comments from participants follow: Make crew feel important, respected and appreciated. Be open and honest with crew. Secrets and …

Crew comment on discrimination in yachting

Read The Triton Survey on discrimination here. Read crew comments on the survey below: Before I got the job as a bosun, the boat I applied for only employed …

Triton survey on the docks: Have you worked on a refit

Have you ever worked on a new build? With all the press over new yachts lately, we were curious to learn if yacht crew at the show had ever worked on a yacht …

Triton survey on the docks: What’s your favorite onboard snack?

What’s your favorite onboard snack? Today’s question of the day took a simple, somewhat silly tone. We were curious to learn just what crew nibbled …

Triton survey on the docks: Do you use Twitter?

As manic as young people are for social media, we were surprised to learn that very few of the crew we talked to on the docks yesterday use Twitter. In the …

Crew’s top concerns in yachting

Bump into any captain or crew member at a networking event and ask them how things are going and you’ll likely get an earful about something. They …

Yacht crew prepare for death

An industry friend died last month and it got us thinking about death, especially how prepared we are to handle this fact of life. Being ashore, many of the …

Crew comment on death onboard

In an effort to help others, we asked captains to share some of the basics of how they have learned to handle a death onboard. Keep the body as cool as …

Smokers versus non-smokers

What a great article on smoking [in Triton Today Palm Beach during the Palm Beach International Boat Show in March]. It was so interesting that you could not …

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