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It takes creativity to keep a yacht running when supply falls far short of demand

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With economists and supply chain experts predicting one to three years before supply catches up with demand, engineers and service techs have had to become nimbler and more creative.

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How to skin a cat

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It takes creativity to keep a yacht running when supply falls far short of demand. Despite some setbacks, the world is slowly emerging from the depths of the COVID pandemic.…

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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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Owner’s View: The essence of command

Owner’s View: by Melvyn Miller The hardest thing to teach new managers is that the essence of management is to convince or coerce subordinates to do that which they would…

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Owner’s View: We are not all the same

Owner’s View: by Melvyn Miller I have found it difficult to describe an average owner of a crewed yacht, but I understand the temptation to stereotype minorities. There are approximately…

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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

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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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Taking the Helm: Job expertise doesn’t happen without intentional practice

Taking the Helm: by Capt. Paul Ferdais I was recently on a boat doing a stern-to anchoring in a bay. The plan was to set the anchor, then back up…

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Culinary Waves: Recognizing, managing stress crucial skill for yacht crew

Culinary Waves: by Chef Mary Beth Lawton Johnson Stress. Chefs feel it with the ticking of the clock, when the timing of food prep is not precise, or an ingredient…

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Triton Networking returns to GMT — POSTPONED

In light of health concerns for crowds, this Triton Networking event has been postponed. A new date will be announced in the coming weeks. Global Marine Travel — GMT —…

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