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Agent’s Corner: Can’t leave the US? Protect that B1 and apply for an extension

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The Agent’s Corner: by Capt. Deb Radtke COVID-19 has brought a lot of uncertainty to the yachting industry; cruising plans are in flux, some vessels are temporarily laid up. For…

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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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Culinary Waves: Raise the health bar on board

Culinary Waves: by Chef Mary Beth Lawton Johnson As yacht chefs, our goal is to present award-winning cuisine – but not with the added fat, calories and sugar that will…

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Sea Sick: Quick action required when COVID-19 comes on board

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray Today, as I am writing this, the experts are still learning about the coronavirus. In this column I am going to point out what is…

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Attitude up from down below, yacht engineer keeps humor

Editor’s note: Life is different for many yacht crew since the COVID-19 pandemic began to affect the industry in March. Engr. Pearson Adams now works to maintain the yacht with…

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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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Bow thrusters to epaulettes, yacht engineer values mentor’s lessons

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By Dorie Cox Engr. Allen Dudley is mesmerized by Capt. Jim Horner’s skillful maneuvers at the helm of the 100-foot (30m) Benetti, M/Y Rutli E, in currents, wind and tight…

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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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Crew Coach: Attitude, habits key to crew success

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Crew Coach: by Capt. Rob Gannon Recently I ran into a former coaching client of mine. She originally contacted me after breaking into the yachting industry a couple of years…

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Stew Cues: Taking note of crew concerns could ease owner’s grievances

Stew Cues: by Alene Keenan One of the most common grievances that yacht owners have is dealing with crew issues, and high turnover is near the top of the list.…

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