Publisher’s Point

Cruising in U.S. not as hard as it seems; check perceptions

I reached out last month to yacht captains for some tips on where to cruise in the Northeastern U.S. (Find their top picks in the special section on pages 27-30…

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Questioning the rules and reasons on chartering in the U.S.

I just booked my flight for the Newport Charter Show and got to thinking about chartering in the United States. As an active member of the U.S. Superyacht Association, I…

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Legislation on importation offers to shift the time duty applies

About five years ago, when the Florida Yacht Brokers Association (FYBA) was bringing home its drive to cap the sales tax on boats sold in Florida at $18,000, Jeff Erdmann…

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Publisher role a new challenge for Triton’s founding editor

This month, The Triton sets off on its 13th year. Since its inception in 2004, I have been the editor, bringing it to life and feeding it with only the…

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A little effort yields huge rewards

As we wrap up our 12th year of publishing The Triton and hosting networking events, we’ve learned a few things about communicating and how yachties do business. Like most professionals,…

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Labels don’t fit; beliefs do

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I had an interesting conversation the other day with a former advertising client. He’s been criticized quite publicly for his political views and we talked a bit about our national…

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It takes a village to sell a yacht, catch an owner

I just watched my wife buy her first racing bike, and I couldn’t help but see a parallel in her experience and that of someone buying their first yacht. She…

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