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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 …

Captains trend toward conservative appearance at work and when hiring

Pouring over photos from our recent Triton Expo, we couldn’t help but notice how many male crew had facial hair. That got us wondering. With yachting …

Triton Survey comments on forms of self expression

Yacht captains offered these additional thoughts when it came to self expression and yachting, and often how they don’t match. Think before you tattoo and …

Safety procedures in place on yachts, not all compliant

I attended a seminar in March where the fleet manager for a large brokerage house warned the captains and managers in the room that the International Safety …

Comments for Triton survey on invoicing

Comments to: Captains need detailed invoices to keep boss, boat happy   Ideas, suggestions and advice about invoices from yacht captains: The invoices to …

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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