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Two brothers have teamed up to create a community for yacht crew

Two brothers have teamed up to create a community for yacht crew

The social media app MOCEAN is a safe place for online connections and in-person meetups, including fun activities with a purpose, like SUP waterway and beach cleanups in Fort Lauderdale.

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Keeping guests safe and happy these days calls for creative COVID strategies

Keeping guests safe and happy these days calls for creative COVID strategies

As gangways reopen to larger gatherings and yachts adapt globally to what events look like in a post-COVID world, crew find themselves adding another hat to their wardrobes: the COVID risk assessment team.

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Disrupted supply chain means shortages, delays, higher costs

Disrupted supply chain means shortages, delays, higher costs

From engine parts to flowers, the goods that keep the yacht industry afloat are short on supply and long in coming — ripple effects from the production shutdowns and shipping delays due to COVID-19.

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Chefs up their game when short supplies mean empty shelves at food stores

Chefs up their game when short supplies mean empty shelves at food stores

Whether scrambling for scarce provisions or conjuring up some immunity-boosting magic, these pro yacht chefs tackled pandemic challenges with true aplomb.

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How do you know when you are ready to be a chief stew?

How do you know when you are ready to be a chief stew?

You may think you know the ropes, but there is more to consider. Do you have experience on the boat? Are you mentally prepared for the responsibility and stress? Do you have a leadership strategy?

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For a perfectly tailored charter, first tailor the preference sheet to the yacht

For a perfectly tailored charter, first tailor the preference sheet to the yacht

Have your charter broker send you a copy of what they send out to clients. Do this not only to please your guests, but also to keep from disappointing them. Those are two entirely different things.

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Yacht charts a path to promising future for former foster kids

Yacht charts a path to promising future for former foster kids

A 100-day voyage of 5,000 nautical miles on S/Y Wisdom, a 100-foot cruising ketch built in 1989, aims to provide life skills and a head start to youth who have been left to fend for themselves after aging out of the foster care system.

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From the Bridge: Triton asked captains to talk about the challenges of holidays

From the Bridge: Triton asked captains to talk about the challenges of holidays

The holiday season can be hard for those who can’t get time off work, or those who are far from their families. For yacht crew, both are a

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The past comes roaring back at the helm of a vintage Huckins motor yacht

The past comes roaring back at the helm of a vintage Huckins motor yacht

Six weeks of weeks of working luxury day charters in the Hamptons reacquaints a captain with his love of old school wooden yachts, right down to the Spartan helm and roaring Detroit Diesel.

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Got a problem? In a bind? Bugsy Drake has got your back!

Got a problem? In a bind? Bugsy Drake has got your back!

Crew work is demanding work, while living where you work presents its own unique challenges. Triton advice columnist and veteran Chief Stew Bugsy Drake “gets” it. If you need some good advice, just Ask Bugsy!

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Take a hard line on total-body fitness with this heavy-duty rope workout

Take a hard line on total-body fitness with this heavy-duty rope workout

No time to hit the gym? Every yacht has one of the best tools to rip and tone a human body from head to toe, and that valuable piece of workout equipment has already been in the hands, literally, of crew a thousand times.

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Sophisticated new simulator elevates crew training in Southern California

Sophisticated new simulator elevates crew training in Southern California

The size and type of boat can be specified, and conditions such as a snowstorm or giant seas can be simulated with very realistic results — right down to the seasickness, if you’re extra focused.

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Create some merriment on board with these 8 champagne cocktails

Create some merriment on board with these 8 champagne cocktails

When guests return tired from shore excursions, don’t be Cinderella just waiting on them. Be the Fairy Godmother with your magic wand, and delight them with joyous fizz!

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Dock & Dine: Enjoy waterside dining without fighting the traffic

Dock & Dine: Enjoy waterside dining without fighting the traffic

The greater Fort Lauderdale area is full of restaurants that offer dockage, most on a first-come, first-served basis. Here’s some of our favorites.

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Gear on the GO

Gear on the GO

Whether you’re traveling this winter or looking for a great holiday gift, these Triton picks for travelers are sure to please.

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The ‘perfect time’ to transition out of yachting never comes

The ‘perfect time’ to transition out of yachting never comes

There were more than a few life lessons in store when a yacht chef found herself trying to open a cafe in England while on charter season in the Caribbean — just as a strange new pandemic plunged the world into...


Work Updates

Shut down and stranded: Pandemic realities for those who work at sea

Delays, cancellations, restrictions, closures, quarantines, and last-minute changes have become the norm in the past 18 months. For crew, the fallout has been immense.

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Maritime regulations no guarantee against local pandemic restrictions

On almost a daily basis, new rules are implemented or existing rules are modified with little to no notice, creating chaos for crew and endless problems for itinerary planning, owner’s use, and charters.

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