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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 …

Triton Survey: Veteran captains reveal how common fires on yachts are

Recent serious yacht fires got us thinking about fire safety onboard and how common blazes on yachts really are. In recent months, local and global news …

Crew well versed in how to create, fulfill best charters

At the U.S. Superyacht Association’s 2nd annual Superyacht Summit in mid-March, several industry leaders got to talking about the state of the industry and …

Triton Survey comments: Change this about charters

Click to read Triton Survey for comments below: If you could change one thing about the way the yachting industry handles charters, what would it be? At least …

Triton Survey comments: Yacht captains, crew advice for charters

Click to read Triton Survey for comments below: Yacht captains and crew offered this advice for those who book and take charters Speak directly to the captain …

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Joe Dargavage, vice president of the Association of Bahamas Marinas, gave attendees of last week’s Triton Virtual Networking event an …

New lift coming together at Derecktor Fort Pierce

New lift coming together at Derecktor Fort Pierce

It’s happening, and it’s going to be big. That’s the sense one can get as they see the buildout of the new Derecktor Fort Pierce …

COVID, fires, lawsuits, obituaries among top stories of 2020

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