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Uncertainty after Brexit vote could hurt and help yachting

How, and when, will the UK leave the European Union? And how will this impact yachting? Prior to the Referendum on June 23, UK government departments were …

Tragedy in Nice recall lessons learned from 9/11

By Alene Keenan When I heard about the atrocity in Nice during the Bastille Day celebration in mid-July, I recalled the many times I was in port there, and the …

Here there be dragons: A cruise through Komodo National Park

By Sue Hacking The dry brown leaves crackled underfoot as we followed the path from the park headquarters toward the forest and hills. Large gray-brown roots …

Condo towers and developer’s plans disappoint beach commissioner

Editor’s note:  Ft. Lauderdale Vice Mayor/Commissioner Dean Trantalis shared his comments on the approval of plans to renovate Bahia Mar Resort & …

Changes to STCW require pre-planning to keep crew underway

Are you and your crew prepared for the upcoming deadline for the STCW refresher courses? If not you could face a very difficult situation preventing your …

Any system can fail; any yacht can lose control

I am the full-time captain of the vessel that suffered a control system failure in the Bahamas this fall. Unfortunately, at the time of the failure, I was on …

Towing has been around long before yachting

This letter is in response to the Owner’s View column in The Triton, and is aimed precisely at the captain who opposes towing and claims “the most …

Protect skin from ever-present mate, the sun

By Dora Salazar For most people, nothing looks better than a sunny day. All of a sudden, the world seems to be more beautiful and outdoor activities start to …

U.S crew face higher premiums, penalties as Obamacare matures

By Maria Karlsson The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, nicknamed Obamacare, went into effect on Jan. 1, 2014. The law was designed to allow U.S. …

Guidelines help navigate new French rules for commercial yachts

By Thibault Hermant, operations manager of SOS Yachting France and Penny Hammond-Smith, marketing and communications manager of SOS Yachting France. SOS …

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ACREW hosts seminars for crew at Monaco show

ACREW hosts seminars for crew at Monaco show

For its fourth year, ACREW will welcome crew and business guests to La Rascasse during the Monaco Yacht Show, which opens tomorrow. The …

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Ontario sells; Days, Okto listed

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Ontario sells; Days, Okto listed

Yachts sold M/Y Ontario, a 152-foot (46m) Lürssen launched in 1992, sold in an in-house deal by Yacht & Villa broker Mark Seaton. …

Marinas in the wake of Hurricane Florence clean up, await power

Marinas in the wake of Hurricane Florence clean up, await power

By Dorie Cox Marina staff along the path of Hurricane Florence continued to clean up after high water levels and heavy winds from the …

Triton networks with Alexseal

Triton networks with Alexseal

More than 200 yacht captains, crew and industry professionals joined us for Triton Networking tonight with Alexseal. Our guests enjoyed …

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