Deckhands

Ciguatera Warning

The charter guest is thrilled with her catch and insists that the yacht chef prepare fish tacos. But, not so fast. Certain carnivorous reef fish, including barracuda, grouper, amberjack, king…

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Tow me tender, tow me sweet, never let me go

The risk of loss puts a damper on the yacht–tender relationship. Elvis Presley knew it: No one wants the pain of loss. Especially the loss of the yacht’s tender while…

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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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Fresh Catch 101

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

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Fish on! Got a World Record?

‘SMALLFRY’ OR PRO, ANYONE CAN HOLD A FISH WORLD RECORD. Catch a big one? Offshore, in a freshwater lake, or tucked in a Bahamian cove, that “fish on” could be…

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Trolling on Passage

Transatlantic magic begins when dinner is on the line. There is a Zen to passage making under sail. It is a unique combination of wind, waves, and the rhythms of…

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Caulking 101

It’s a messy job, but manageable if you keep a few points in mind. I think we can all agree that whether you are caulking a countertop, shower, teak deck,…

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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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Keep a Watchful Eye During Refits

The formula for a successful yard period includes precaution, communication and courtesy.

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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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