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Triton Today Survey: What do you wish people knew about your yacht crew job?

The Triton Today asks what captains and crew wish people knew about what really goes on not only below and above deck but during down times on and off yachts. …

Triton Today survey: Does your boat have iPad technology onboard?

The Triton Today checked in with crew to find out if their boats use iPad technology. More and more vessels are using the devices for convenience. iPads …

Triton Today Survey: If you happened upon an extra $1,000, what would you do with it?

Triton Today Survey: If you happened upon an extra $1,000, what would you do with it? Yacht crew are often doting on their vessels and guests but not …

Triton Survey on yacht noise onboard

Engines, generators, but mostly people, make the noise onboard yachts When outsiders think of yachting, they imagine tranquil beaches and silent sunsets. But …

Triton Survey comments on yacht noise onboard

Here are some tips that captains and crew offered for dealing with noise onboard: Walk softly, keep voice down, open and close doors gently. Close doors by …

Triton Survey: Captains and crew see ‘hot’ summer at sea, in yard

As the summer season comes to an end, we were curious if boats were busy. Ft. Lauderdale’s shipyards stayed busy in this typically quieter time, and more and …

Triton Survey: Comments from respondents on the summer of 2015

Click to read Triton Survey: Captains and crew see “hot” summer at sea, in the yard. When we asked for our respondents’ thoughts about the …

Crew comment on Triton Survey on happiness

Click here to read the September Triton Survey on happiness. Some more thoughts from yacht captains and crew about how happy they are with their compensation …

How happy are you with the amount you are paid?

Every autumn, yachting industry publications take a look at captain and crew salaries, as if the size of the vessel or perhaps years of experience is all one …

In the heat of summer, even high dockage rates are reasonable

I was visiting with a captain onboard recently and we started talking about operating budgets. When he mentioned that his yacht paid $60,000 a month to sit at …

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In this winter like few others, more yachts are planning to remain in Florida and the Bahamas than head to the Caribbean, according to a …

Triton Survey: More say they won’t attend FLIBS2020

Triton Survey: More say they won’t attend FLIBS2020

By Lucy Chabot Reed The latest update to our industry-wide survey reveals that almost 60% of the 560 people who took part will not …

Triton Survey: Will you attend FLIBS?

Triton Survey: Will you attend FLIBS?

The latest results on our industry-wide survey: Will you attend FLIBS? 457 people have responded. More than half (55.58%) said they …

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ABM gives Bahamas update

ABM gives Bahamas update

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

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

Yacht captains and crew -- as well as other yachting professionals -- found lots of news of interest on The-Triton.com last …

Ending weird 2020 in the Exumas

Ending weird 2020 in the Exumas

At the beginning of this pandemic, I went into panic mode and pondered what my options were, seeing as I expected this to totally stall …