Engineers

Less soot = less work

Less soot = less work

Whether to use an active or passive diesel particulate filter system for your vessel depends on load fluctuations. Particulate matter, often called “soot,” is the byproduct of incomplete fuel combustion. Like the black plume of smoke that a big rig...

What the Deck! Quick tips for deckhands

What the Deck! Quick tips for deckhands

When removing moldy caulking from shower or basin areas, use a mixture of bleach and alcohol. This way the mold will be removed and the moisture will be dried out before resealing.Never leave a pole or any equipment standing...

Engineers Have the Edge in Refits

Engineers Have the Edge in Refits

It’s up to the engineer to know what a yacht needs and what a yacht wants — and to clarify the difference.

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Crew Share Horror Stories of Yard Work Gone Wrong

Crew Share Horror Stories of Yard Work Gone Wrong

Have a story of your own? Send it to Crew@TritonNews.com.

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Cybersecurity Catch-22

Cybersecurity Catch-22

Rapidly evolving technologies will better protect onboard systems — while also enhancing hackers’ tools to breach them. Trying to predict what is going to happen with technology and the future is always risky. Technological advancements are happening rapidly, and change is...

Fueling the Future

Fueling the Future

For zero-emission goals to be reached, vessels need zero-emission fuels to run on. The race is on to rid the superyacht industry of fossil fuels. So, what will power yachts of the future? The best clue to what...

Insider Software

Insider Software

Who better than former crew to devise the most helpful platforms for crew? Been there. Done that. And now, these ex-crew have created software packages to make the lives of working captains and crew easier and more efficient. Based...


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GPS Week Number Rollover

Furuno units may need an update or replacement after this phenomenon that happens every 19.6 years.

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3G network shutdowns could affect your yacht

The 3G, or third generation, cellphone network will be shut down this year as a transition to 4G and 5G...

It Takes Creativity to Keep a Yacht Running When Supply Falls Far Short of Demand

With economists and supply chain experts predicting one to three years before supply catches up with demand, engineers and service techs have had to become nimbler and more creative.

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