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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 …

Yacht captains positive on brokers in sale, but offer advice

Captains have suggested for years that we conduct a survey about brokers. Usually, they had had a negative experience and wanted to vent. We’ve resisted …

Comments on Triton yacht brokers survey

Click to read Triton Survey on yacht brokers and read comments below: What one thing do brokers on both sides do during a sales process that you wish they …

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