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Mining Buoy Data: There’s more to it than you think

Many are familiar with the wave height and wind speed data that buoys provide, but another derived parameter of valuable insight to alert captains of approaching sea state conditions is also available: spectral wave energy.

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Hurricane relief collection at Captains & Cocktails Happy Hour

We've partnered with Professional Women in Yachting to collect financial contributions and donation items for Hurricane Ian relief at our Captains & Cocktails Happy Hour event.

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Russian-owned yachts stuck in muddied legal waters

What can and will happen to oligarch-owned vessels is open to interpretation and likely to have far-reaching consequences.

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Seizure, Sanctions & Secrecy: The collateral impact on crew

Russia’s war on Ukraine and the resulting sanctions on many Russian-owned yachts have had hard and varied consequences for this industry. Triton asked captains and crew how the fallout has affected them personally.

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Making a difference, one kilometer at a time

Chief Stew Carla Annas is a triathlete who is determined to make a difference. Her foundation helps disadvantaged students in South Africa, and the race is on to raise enough funds to send one child to school.

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MIT scientists turn seawater to drinking water with the push of a button

MIT researchers have recently developed a portable desalination unit that weighs less than 10 kilograms, requires less power to operate than a cellphone charger, and can also be driven by…

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Crew Insurance: Are you confident you’re covered?

Many things can break on board a yacht, including the crew. So when a crew member falls down a hatch, contracts malaria, or runs over a snorkeler with the tender, it’s important to know how liability insurance coverage works. Yet, as with many things yacht-related, it can be confusing.

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Underwriters at the helm

When yacht owners shop around for insurance, they are faced with very high premiums and loss deductibles from underwriters who limit cruising grounds based on their risk assessment. In some cases, yacht insurance premiums have risen by at least 43 percent from 2021 to 2022.

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The forever sought-after rotation

Three words: Charter Rotation Position! These three words bring joy to the ears of many in search of their next vessel. Charter yachts provide the ability to earn extra cash, while rotations provide the extra freedom of time. Everyone wants it — but first, there are a few concerns to take into account.

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Pollution insurance required in U.S. waters

Operating yachts in U.S. waters requires compliance with a number of laws, regulations, and codes. Many of these requirements are met through various means, including vessel design, insurance, specific contractors,…

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