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What the Deck! Quick tips for deckhands

When removing moldy caulking from shower or basin areas, use a mixture of bleach and alcohol. This way the mold will be removed and the moisture will be dried out…

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Engineers Have the Edge in Refits

It’s up to the engineer to know what a yacht needs and what a yacht wants — and to clarify the difference.

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Crew Share Horror Stories of Yard Work Gone Wrong

Have a story of your own? Send it to Crew@TritonNews.com.

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Insider Software

Who better than former crew to devise the most helpful platforms for crew? Been there. Done that. And now, these ex-crew have created software packages to make the lives of…

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What the Deck! Quick tips for deckhands

Try to use battery-powered tools whenever possible. Yachts are wet environments exposed to rain and sea spray, and power cables falling into water or being wet are very dangerous. When…

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Laundry mistakes can break the bank

As a yacht stew, laundry is something you do every day. Making a mistake can be very costly. With crew uniforms alone you are responsible for hundreds of dollars’ worth…

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Supply shortage calls for creativity in the engine room

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Nimble engineers know there is more than one way to skin a cat. Despite some setbacks, the world is slowly emerging from the depths of the COVID pandemic. Nations are…

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One captain’s mission to ‘bullet proof’ his A/C system

After more than 30 years playing with, working on and running boats in several sectors of the maritime industry, one thing about yachting made Capt. Herb Magney nuts: how the…

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Machinery Matters: Why condition monitoring is best practice

Machinery Matters: by Larry D. Rumbol “Condition monitoring” is one of those phrases one hears in conferences and learned corners of the dock. Those really familiar with it call it…

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Engineer’s Angle: Antiviral action starts at home – especially when home is a yacht

Engineer’s Angle: by JD Anson The world has awakened to a new day, a new normal. Worldwide pandemic is now a real thing, and it calls for real measures. Governments…

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