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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

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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Culinary Waves: Recognizing, managing stress crucial skill for yacht crew

Culinary Waves: by Chef Mary Beth Lawton Johnson Stress. Chefs feel it with the ticking of the clock, when the timing of food prep is not precise, or an ingredient…

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Sea Science: Upgrades offer better forecasts

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed Weather forecast models have become much more sophisticated as computing processing power has increased. It stands to reason that a better forecast means more accurate…

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Sea Sick: Avoiding shingles worth every penny

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray As I write this, I can still feel the nerve pain and headache from shingles. It has been over three weeks and, although the pain…

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Crew’s Mess: Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Bread

Crew’s Mess: by Capt. John Wampler This variation on jalapeño poppers works great as a creative party appetizer, a quick meal or a hearty snack. It’s simple to prepare and…

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Top Shelf: Low Country Boil hit in Papua New Guinea

Top Shelf: by Chef Tim MacDonald On a bucket list tick-off period of my career, I have accepted a mission this winter to check out yachting in Australia and its…

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Refit Matters: New traditions evolve from refit challenges

Refit Matters: by Jon Wilson The great traditions of the maritime industry have flourished for good reason. Starting with the most fundamental one – the navigational rules of the road…

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Triton Networking returns to GMT — POSTPONED

In light of health concerns for crowds, this Triton Networking event has been postponed. A new date will be announced in the coming weeks. Global Marine Travel — GMT —…

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Course change from 506-foot ship to 120 yacht

By Dorie Cox Capt. Christopher Monroe expected his new job to feel unfamiliar. At 49 years old, he had made a significant course correction for a new tour of duty.…

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