The Triton

Triton Survey

Triton survey: Have you ever lost anything overboard?

Every crew member we spoke to lost something overboard. Top of the list were sunglasses and personal items such as cell phones and hats.Crew lost chamois …

Triton survey: Do you get seasick?

Since they work onboard boats, we asked crew at the show if they get seasick. The majority of them said no, they do not get sick. But then several admitted to …

White, male captains: We need, more pros.

This month’s survey started out as a census of all yacht crew, but something happened to our database and it went mostly to captains. So, instead, …

On sea and on land, yachties prefer PCs

Not too long ago, yacht captains and crew would get on a boat, set sail, and put all their land-based duties on hold. Now, of course, we are all so connected …

See if you manage your money as other crew do

  Queries from several crew members recently about paychecks got us wondering if there is an industry standard in how yacht crew are paid. These queries …

Triton survey: Summer plans

 We get press releases every day from sales brokers announcing another yacht has sold and celebrating another new-build contract being signed.  And …

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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