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YOT Store Launches New E-Commerce Store

YOT STORE – NEW LOOK, SAME ALWAYS-ON SERVICE We’re thrilled to unveil our refreshed brand identity. The updates show the evolution of our company since its founding, and while this…

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ABYC Publishes Updated Boat Building and Repair Standards

ANNAPOLIS, MD (Aug. 1, 2022) – The American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) has published its 62nd supplement to Standards and Technical Information Reports for Small Craft. The annual publication provides the…

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What the Deck! How to drive your mates mad

While working in an industry of extremely high standards and pressure, we all become hyper focused and develop certain pet peeves that get on each other’s nerves. My deck crew…

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Onboard breakdown

In the yachting industry, mental health is somewhat of a taboo topic. Yet, a majority of crew who participated in a recent survey expressed that yachting had impacted their mental health in a negative way. Crew dynamics play a major role in successfully addressing these issues.

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Fresh Catch 101

So, your guest just caught a fish and proudly hands it to you. Now what? Here’s a primer for deckhands on how to best prep fish for a happy chef.

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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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Refit Etiquette for Contractors

Whether contractors get the next job may depend on how their workers conduct themselves on board.

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Cybersecurity Catch-22

Rapidly evolving technologies will better protect onboard systems — while also enhancing hackers’ tools to breach them. Trying to predict what is going to happen with technology and the future…

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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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Stew Cues: Enjoy the beauty of becoming

Another year has come and gone. The holidays are over and the confetti (if there was any) from New Years celebrations has settled. It was a rough year for many,…

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