Captains

Don’t overlook the obvious: Anchor maintenance tips

Making sure anchor gear stays in top shape is vital, because anchor failure never happens at a convenient time!

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’Tis the season for wintertime trades

Winter is here, bringing enhanced east-northeast trade winds to the Caribbean. Here is what you need to know about them.

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Circadian Rhythms vs. Duty Roster

Aligning crew's circadian rhythms with their work schedule improves physical safety and mental health.

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New Year, New Regulations

As the New Year comes along, so does a new set of requirements issued by various regulatory bodies. All yachts, including private, limited charter, and commercial, will see several new rules enter into force.

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When crew are not crew, and other rules

Officers from the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security answered questions regarding yacht and crew entries at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.

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Word on the docks: How dockmasters and captains can work better together

Dockmasters tell Triton that slight changes in a captain's docking routine could make all the difference for both parties. Here are their suggestions.

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The Bottom of the World

A trip to Antarctica brings breathtaking beauty and teeming wildlife, but also challenging seas. Capt. Grant Maughan details how to sail to the bottom of the world.

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Northwest Passage on your bucket list?

Chief Officer Rob MacDonell of M/Y Blue Moon offers a rundown on how to prepare for the Northwest passage based on his experience as a passagemaker.

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Unfathomable Fun: Adding submersibles to the toy box

Yachts continue to add new thrilling and unique gadgets to their toy boxes, including the latest, submersibles.

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Tenders blazing new trails

Sailing through uncharted waters is risky, but new technology is now allowing tenders to scout safe passageways and beam hi-res seafloor images back to the bridge in real time.

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