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Triton Survey Comments on yachting version of Coke-Pepsi game

We asked our respondents to share their idyllic image of working on yachts, and their advice on how to get there: (Click here to read the Triton Survey.) 60m …

Triton Survey: Coke-Pepsi, yachting style

In the spirit of the Coke-Pepsi party game, we’ve tossed a few questions at yacht captains and crew to see how yachties see yachting. Our first discovery is …

Triton Survey: Mood altering drugs

A few captains took exception with our light-hearted surveys of late (water sports skills and summer cruising plans) and asked us to be more serious. So this …

Comments on mood-altering drugs in yachting

Some other thoughts from captains and crew about mood-altering drugs in yachting. When the owners and charterers think it’s a big enough problem, …

What is your yacht worth?

The process of appraising a yacht is exactly what you think it would be: Compare and analyze the condition, equipment, age, levels of engineering, interior …

Triton Survey: Where are you this summer?

On a drive toward the beach on June 1, a glimpse of nearby marinas showed they were still full of large yachts. This was on June 1: the beginning of hurricane …

Crew duties first before water toy fun

This month’s survey started off with simple intentions. We wanted to take a break from the recent heady topics of leadership, discrimination and compensation …

Triton Survey: Yacht Captains allow cell phone use, often regret it

This month’s survey comes after a lengthy discussion with a captain friend who is worried about the role cell phones play in yachting. He first mentioned his …

Triton survey comments on cell phone usage

Triton Survey comments on cell phone usage. Click here to read the entire survey.   Some thoughts from captains and crew about the impact smart phones …

Triton Survey comments: Captains view of transient crew

Here’s what some captains said when we asked What do you think of transient crew?   Click here to read Triton Survey: Captains prefer to hire …

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