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Sea Sick: When stroke signs appear, fast action is critical

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray Earlier this year, American actor Luke Perry died from a stroke at the age of 52. Here are some other famous people who also died…

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Engineer’s Angle: Centrifuge fuel purifiers avert catastrophic engine damage

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Engineer’s Angle: by JD Anson There are two main ways dirt gets inside an engine. Each is bad. One is through the air intakes, hence the big filters before the…

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Culinary Waves: Fuel crew with snacks of healthy carbs, protein

Culinary Waves: by Chef Mary Beth Lawton Johnson Crew are always on the go, so to beef up their energy and sustain it throughout the day, I always serve complex…

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Taking the Helm: Manage your own emotional reaction before managing others’

Taking the Helm: by Capt. Paul Ferdais  I was recently working with two day-workers who were putting bottom paint on the hull. One of the day-workers was taking her time…

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Secure at Sea: Consider armed security in high-risk waters

Secure@Sea: by Corey D. Ranslem Considering the adventurous nature of yachting coupled with the deterioration of the global civil discourse, high-risk transits are becoming more common for large yachts. Armed…

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‘Feels like’ heat index nothing to take lightly

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed  As we leave summer behind and prepare to embrace the cooler winter temps, lingering moisture is quick to remind us who really calls the shots…

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Crew Coach: In summer’s home stretch, self-care refuels emotional reserves

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Crew Coach: by Capt. Rob Gannon                        I’m writing this column from beautiful Sag Harbor on eastern Long Island in New York. This once little fishing village has become a major…

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From the Bridge: Know-it-alls? Maybe, but captains ask when answers elude

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From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox Individual comments are not attributed to encourage candid discussion; attending captains are identified in the accompanying photograph. What do yacht captains do when they…

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Top Shelf: Linguini with seafood from Marina di Stabia

Top Shelf: by Chef Tim MacDonald There is no place like home … There is no place like home … There is no place like home … And for me,…

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Stew Cues: Easy trick to restore tarnished silver

Stew Cues: by Alene Keenan It’s the first day on your new boat. There has not been a handover, and you’re trying to figure out where everything you need to…

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