From the Bridge

From the Bridge: Triton asked captains to talk about the challenges of holidays

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The holiday season can be hard for those who can’t get time off work, or those who are far from their families. For yacht crew, both are a

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From the Bridge: Captains offer tips on how to start, grow and make it in yachting

COVID has changed everything about yachting. Cruising grounds closed; cruising itself was severely limited. Onboard operations changed in multiple ways, the least of which is a new schedule for cleaning…

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From the Bridge: Yacht owner trip cancellations mean work, not rest

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From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox Each month a group of yacht captains gathers with The Triton for a private conversation about an industry issue. They speak freely on concerns…

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From the Bridge: Crew dream of moving up, captains long to move down

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From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox A group of yacht captains with experience at the helm of yachts from 100 feet to more than 250 feet gathered to address a…

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From the Bridge: Yacht captains cautious to comment on bad behavior

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From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox A yacht engineer wrote in to The Triton that he had been watching boats speed through the harbor in St. Barts. He wanted so…

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From the Bridge: Yacht destination dreams go unfulfilled

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Most of the time, captains take the yacht where the owner says: on standard holiday trips, charters and a couple of boat shows. But where would captains visit if it…

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From the Bridge: Captains’ legacies continue to be created

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From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox Among the hundreds of people on the docks at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show last month, a veteran yacht captain heard someone call…

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From the Bridge: Yachts mix it up with cash, cards, wires, apps

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From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox It’s the same on every boat: Money makes the yacht go ’round. Yet, surprisingly, the way money is handled varies a lot in the…

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From the Bridge: Captains assume vaping covered under smoking rules

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From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox With a puff, the ramifications of vaping, or using electronic cigarettes, wafted into the yacht industry. A late-night alarm on board shocked a captain…

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Seven die of vaping-related illness

More than 20 countries have banned e-cigarettes and five more have put restrictions on their sale and use. Although they are still permitted in most of Europe and in the…

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