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Triton Survey What was the last course you took?

Triton Survey What was the last course you took? Yacht crew seem to be continually taking courses to stay compliant, advance in their career or just add to the …

Triton Today Survey What do you think of Ft. Lauderdale?

Triton Survey: Captains report busy summer in both New England and the Med

By Lucy Chabot Reed We’ve visited with a few boats recently that are cruising New England this fall, which seemed a little late to us, considering New …

What’s missing at Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show?

Yacht captains share their thoughts about what would make the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show better. Click to read The Triton survey on the Fort …

Exhibiting a boat or not, captains attend and appreciate what FLIBS offers

As summer comes to a close, we all in South Florida are eager for the fall and the return of traveling yachts and crew. And, of course, we think about the …

Triton Survey: The more uniforms change, the more they stay the same

“Very formal,” responded a veteran captain of a yacht 161-180 feet. When we asked captains to recall the first uniforms they remembered wearing as part of …

Some captains have noticed trends in uniform style and material

Click first to read The Triton Survey on yacht crew uniforms. We asked captains if they’ve noticed any trends in crew uniforms. More options, better fabrics. …

Triton Survey: Comments on social media

Click to read the Triton Survey on social media Comments: What are trends you are noticing with social media posts and use in the yachting industry? People are …

Captains reveal wide range of onboard social media use and policy

By Suzette Cook While not every crew member signs the same confidentiality or non-disclosure agreement when they are hired, The Triton wanted to find out if …

Yacht captains say college degree not required

While a college degree isn’t always a requirement or necessarily a deciding factor when it comes to securing a job as crew on a superyacht, captains who have …

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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