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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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Getting the tow where it needs to go

Power load, weather conditions, and size of the mothership are only a few of the factors that must be considered. Drag a large tender behind a 164-foot (50m) motor yacht…

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Less soot = less work

Whether to use an active or passive diesel particulate filter system for your vessel depends on load fluctuations. Particulate matter, often called “soot,” is the byproduct of incomplete fuel combustion.…

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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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Fueling the Future

For zero-emission goals to be reached, vessels need zero-emission fuels to run on. The race is on to rid the superyacht industry of fossil fuels. So, what will power yachts…

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New Regulations for 2022

Among other changes this year, seafarers are to be designated “key workers,” which means priority for vaccinations and exemption from repeatedly having to prove vaccination status when crossing multiple borders.

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DockMate vs. Yacht Controller

Triton puts two remote control docking devices to the test — and finds that both are winners The Triton team recently gathered a group of independent yacht captains for a…

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Hub connects bright minds in pursuit of a better planet

The Marine Research Hub Summit highlighted some innovative projects aimed at greener energy and cleaner seas.

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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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Old School Ways

Six weeks of weeks of working luxury day charters in the Hamptons reacquaints a captain with his love of old school wooden yachts, right down to the Spartan helm and roaring Detroit Diesel.

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