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When you have time off, what is your favorite thing to do?

Survey results Travel 29% Sports 29% Relax 24% Visit family, friends 17% With spring break looming and people around the world making plans for summer …

Triton survey: Have you worked with a captain you doubted?

I recently met a crew member who told me a terrible story of a delivery. A lifelong sailor and a tall, strong young man, he admitted he was afraid on that …

Triton Survey: Do you smoke?

Go to any crew hangout on a Saturday night and you’d think all yachties smoked. Yet when we asked crew at the show yesterday if they smoked, most said …

Thoughts about drugs and yachting

This issue should never be the “elephant in the room.” Drugs are illegal on any vessel and if someone is beginning to show signs of abuse, they …

Where are you taking the boat this spring?

After the show ends today, most of the captains and crew surveyed yesterday said they were heading to their South Florida homeport or a Ft. Lauderdale …

Do you drink from plastic water bottles?

Yes – 75% No – 25% Last year, charter brokers in the Caribbean handed out stainless steel water bottles to encourage yacht crew to stop using so …

Checking The Tide: Do you Have Tattoos?

Do you have tattoos?12 Yes, visible18 Yes, not visible25 Not yet43 Never As tattoos have become more popular among younger people, the trend hasn’t …

Triton Today survey in Miami

While yacht crew prepared for the Miami Yacht and Charter show today, we asked a few of them what they would do to celebrate the holiday of love. Most are …

Survey comments: Employee or contractor

Some advice from yacht captains about how to collect income:   There are a lot accountants out there who are not good for our business. You should employ …

Survey: Do you smoke?

It seemed like a good idea at the time.  When we meet yacht crew, it seems like most of them smoke. So when we asked at the show if they smoked, we were …

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