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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 …

Tie me up, tie me down, but make it side-to

The state of megayacht dockage around the world has evolved in the past decade to include everything traveling yacht crew and guests could ever need or want. …

Crew comment on dockage and marinas

Captains and crew have some advice for marina designers and operators.   They need to have outboard pilings or dolphins to pull the yacht off the dock on …

Captains and crew comment on onboard security cameras

What do captains and crew really think about onboard security cameras: Once people start getting into private time and areas, cameras need to go. No spying is …

Triton Survey: Crew weigh in on security cameras

The idea of security cameras on a yacht is nothing new. They help manage operations, keeping an eye on that towed tender or the engine room when crew are small …

Triton Survey comments

Yacht captains shared these thoughts and words of advice about owning real estate in yachting. (Read entire survey here.) Go ahead do so as soon as possible as …

Triton Survey: Crew invest in real estate

Five years ago, we conducted a survey that asked captains and crew how they defined “home”. We were curious if it was the yacht, or some land-based …

Editor’s Picks

Bow thrusters to epaulettes, yacht engineer values mentor’s lessons

By Dorie Cox Engr. Allen Dudley is mesmerized by Capt. Jim Horner’s skillful maneuvers at the helm of the 100-foot (30m) Benetti, M/Y …

Flag states address mariner, yacht certification expirations

Flag states address mariner, yacht certification expirations

By Dorie Cox As the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect mariners around the globe, flag classification societies work …

April issue now available exclusively online

April issue now available exclusively online

By Lucy Chabot Reed Due to distribution challenges related to COVID-19, the April edition of The Triton is now available exclusively in …

Yacht captains, crew aim to hold course during pandemic

Yacht captains, crew aim to hold course during pandemic

By Dorie Cox This is a glimpse into what yacht captains and crew are doing amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Very little has stayed the same …

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