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Chocolate recipe to remember Lewis Burke

Lewis Burke was a deckhand on our yacht, M/Y Elixir, part of a special “golden crew” this time last year. I was saddened to hear of his recent death. Lewis…

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Taking the Helm: Leaders must be part of the team

Taking the Helm: by Paul Ferdais Leadership comes from the everyday, normal behavior we display. It’s not a technique or a style we turn on or off at a particular…

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Secure at Sea: VSAT attacks, crypto-jacking expand hackers’ arsenal

Secure at Sea: by Corey Ranslem “The British are coming! The British are coming!” was the famous cry of Paul Revere on his midnight ride to alert the American colonial…

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Crew’s Mess: Andouille Sausage and Smoked Chicken Gumbo

Crew’s Mess: by Capt. John Wampler On my recent 207th Florida-to-New England transit, delivering a Viking 54C from Panama City, Florida, to East Greenwich, Rhode Island, one of my favorite…

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Top Shelf: Bing Lee cooks quintessential Thai street food

You will not find a Thermomix, sous vide cooker nor flash foam maker here. No powders, espumas, crumb nor slow-cooked food in a plastic bag. You will not find sanitary…

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Crew Coach: Cultivate quiet self-confidence for the best course through life

Crew Coach: by Capt. Rob Gannon Making our way through life with a quiet, healthy self-confidence can be a nice way to go. Trying to steamroll and bark our way…

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Engineer’s Angle: Shore power connection can be stressful, but new adapters help

Engineer’s Angle: by JD Anson Modern shore power converters have made dock power connections a breeze. You say you have 400VAC 3phase 50Hz at the pedestal? No problem. I’ll just…

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Sea Sick: Quick, someone’s choking! What do you do?

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray You are having lunch with a crew mate, talking about the busy schedule for the day, and suddenly he stands up and looks directly at…

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Rules of the Road: IMO talks satellite providers, autonomous ships, Polar Code

The world’s primary regulatory body for maritime regulations, the International Maritime Organization, had a full agenda at its semi-annual meeting in May. Here is a summary of the major topics…

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Culinary Waves: Keep food fresh with rotation, labels

Culinary Waves: by Chef Mary Beth Lawton Johnson There are several important concepts for chefs to keep in mind in relation to food rotation. For keep-it-simple purposes, the basic idea…

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