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Sea Sick: Dry drowning can occur long after victim has been ‘rescued’

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray We all know what drowning is, but what about dry drowning?  When a person falls in the water accidentally, often they inhale or gasp and…

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Taking the Helm: No one likes to work for a know-it-all

Taking the Helm: by Capt. Paul Ferdais Sometimes it pays not to speak up. When those in charge find that everyone comes to them for every simple decision, it might…

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Engineer’s Angle: It’s gettin’ hot in here; check your connections

Engineer’s Angle: by JD Anson Resistance is futile. Resistance is also dangerous when it comes to electrical connections. Some electrical resistance is by design and can be quite useful such…

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Acrew announces 2019 Crew Award finalists

Finalists for Acrew’s 2nd annual Crew Awards have been announced. The finalists will be presented to an independent and anonymous panel of judges, including captains, senior crew and industry specialists…

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Culinary Waves: Garden of recipes grows with vegetable, fruit flours

Culinary Waves: by Chef Mary Beth Lawton Johnson The stews would each take a turn to cook for the crew on a particular charter I did once. The only meal…

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Secure at Sea: As drone risk increases, security plan essential

Secure@Sea: by Corey D. Ranslem “What is that annoying buzzing sound?” This is something we’ve all experienced at one time or another. You could be outside at a café, at…

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Crew Compass: Working for liveaboards a seismic shift from charter life

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon People always ask me what it’s like to work on yachts? You must have some good stories, they say. What’s it like to work for…

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Sea Science: Don’t let a dewy morning catch you with your chamois down

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed Dewy mornings may conjure up memories of early adventures for some, but many a yacht crew member sees the immediate need to remove moisture.  It…

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Top Shelf: Anna Pavlova

Top Shelf: by Chef Tim MacDonald I see many a superyacht chef on our many websites who are high-tailing it to Japan or Thailand to do the cooking courses. But…

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Crew’s Mess: Bacon-wrapped BBQ Onion Bombs

Crew’s Mess: by Capt. John Wampler Ahh, summer. The smell of fresh-cut grass and two-cycle lawn mowers. The distant crack of a baseball bat. An ice cream truck approaching, with…

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