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Prepare before the emergency

In October, Superstorm Sandy claimed the lives of about 150 people. Hurricane season officially started June 1 and ends Nov. 30. My question for you is, are you prepared? Is…

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Blueprint for success with the crew

Yacht crew come and go, and some of them are a dream to work with. But others generate a slightly prickly situation. It takes all kinds, doesn’t it? When I…

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Avoid detention in foreign ports by Port State Control

Sovereign and other self-governing nations have the right to control any activities within their borders, including those of visiting yachts. Authority and control over foreign-flagged ships in a country’s ports,…

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The Crew Mess: Ginger-Lime Stir Fry recipe

Recently, I was at my butcher and saw on sale something called “boneless sirloin flap steak.” The unflatteringly named cut is similar to skirt and flank in that it comes…

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What to do if guests slips or falls

“I’ve fallen, and I can’t get up” was a catchphrase of the late 1980s from a U.S. television commercial for a medical alert button. It was used in a number…

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Chef salaries transition since 1980s

When it comes to salaries for yacht chefs, I have to remain neutral because I have been at both ends of the salary spectrum as a professional, dual credentialed ACF…

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New columnist in the galley at the Triton

We are proud to introduce a new column beginning this month, Top Shelf. Charter Chef Mark Godbeer will share his tips and recipes for delivering the best tasting dishes on…

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Micro greens fill specialty category

Yachts are all about specialty items. From interiors to special cruising destinations to the finale of specialized cuisine. Among the specialties that have been chefs’ darlings for years are micro…

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Oxygen meter vital tool to diagnose health

A guests complains he has difficulty breathing. You are several hours from the nearest port so you contact your medical service provider and the doctor instructs you to get the…

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Testimony into Bounty sinking reveals deficiencies, errors

Ships and yachts operate in a highly dynamic environment. Frequently, the people on board follow a set routine of work disrupted by arrival at, working in, and sailing from port.…

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