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Lean Green Machines

Lean Green Machines

Toys are crucial to making charters exciting, but they’re not always the most eco-friendly. These innovative toys are offering new eco-friendly ways to play.

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Performance + Preservation = Win2 for Tenders

Performance + Preservation = Win2 for Tenders

As the yachting industry continues to get greener, tenders are becoming more eco-friendly. Here are a few examples of how boatbuilders are working hard to bridge the gap between performance and ocean preservation.

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Triton announces YATCO partnership

Triton announces YATCO partnership

If you like Triton now, you will love our future!! Get ready for a more progressive, more on-trend, and more personalized Triton experience — powered by our new partnership with YATCO.

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Keeping expectations in check

Keeping expectations in check

Making sure nothing is forgotten or missed and training new stews are two reasons checklist cards are vital to a well-run interior team.

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Tips for Temps: Filling in like a pro

Tips for Temps: Filling in like a pro

Find yourself joining a yacht program that’s already underway? Here’s how to show you’re a pro.

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‘The Ghost of Bahia Mar Past’

‘The Ghost of Bahia Mar Past’

Did you know that Bahia Mar was once where a boat captain was hanged? It was the only hanging ever conducted by the U.S. Coast Guard, as well as the only legal hanging that ever happened in Broward County.

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Silver Service Protocols: There’s more to master than just table décor

Silver Service Protocols: There’s more to master than just table décor

Working a formal meal service is an important task for every charter. Here are the details you need to become a master at meal service.

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Bahamas now offers four flag options for yachts

Bahamas now offers four flag options for yachts

The island nation of the Bahamas joins the field of international standards for yacht safety and registration. The Bahamas Maritime Authority has relaunched its mega yacht division, becoming a flag option.

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What the Deck! The trouble with toys

What the Deck! The trouble with toys

The joy toys bring to guests is completely opposite to how crew feel about them. Here are some tips on how to manage toys well so you can continue keeping guests happy while not stressing out.

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Teak Critique: Maintenance techniques depend on priorities

Teak Critique: Maintenance techniques depend on priorities

How to treat teak decking depends on the owner’s preference between the short-lived beauty of a golden color or the dull gray advantage of longevity.

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Bareboaters, beware!

Bareboaters, beware!

Bareboat chartering your vessel might sound like an easy way to make some money, but there are considerable legal ramifications and procedural hoops to jump through to do it lawfully. Here’s how to do it without finding yourself in trouble.

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Battle of the Batteries: Which is right for the job?

Battle of the Batteries: Which is right for the job?

Flooded lead acid, AGM, and lithium batteries are three of the most popular batteries for yachts, but how do you know which is best for you? Here’s a breakdown of which battery you should pick depending on your ship’s needs.

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Saving oceans through science

Saving oceans through science

Help save the ocean as a crew volunteer with the International SeaKeepers Society, a not-for-profit organization that partners with the yachting community to further oceanographic research and marine conservation.

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Saint Lucia: Piton power makes this island unlike any other

Saint Lucia: Piton power makes this island unlike any other

It may be in the Eastern Caribbean, but this island nation could easily be mistaken for a Polynesian paradise. Here is everything you’ll need to know if you’re traveling to St. Lucia.

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Offboarding: Preference sheets spark idea for new profession

Offboarding: Preference sheets spark idea for new profession

For Triton’s new “Offboarding” column, we asked Chief Stew/Purser Ciara Farrow about her career transition from yacht crew to software entrepreneur. 

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Caviar Connoisseur: Expert advice on this ultimate delicacy

Caviar Connoisseur: Expert advice on this ultimate delicacy

It’s the culinary epitome of luxury, and yachts are, indeed, a luxury business — but is there a way to scale our perceptions of one of the world’s hottest commodities to fit all sizes of boats and budgets?

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VIKAND Opens Office in the Philippines Recognizing its Importance as a Key Seafarer Maritime Hub

Global healthcare specialist VIKAND has opened an office in Manila, recognizing the Philippines’s importance to the maritime industry as a significant hub for seafarer talent. 

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The International SeaKeepers Society hosted the SeaKeepers Annual Founders Event 2022 To Honor Nainoa Thompson

The International SeaKeepers Society (SeaKeepers) hosted its Annual Founders Award Event, an exclusive gathering to honor Nainoa Thompson as  the 2022 SeaKeeper of the Year Award Recipient, Lehua Kamalu as the NextGen Awardee, Robert  DuGrenier as the SeaKeeper Artist of the Year, and the 2022 DISCOVERY Yacht Fleet.

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USVI Charter Yacht Show Kicks Off November 12-15 at IGY Marina’s Yacht Haven Grande, St. Thomas – Offshore Marine Named Official Sponsor

Nearly 70 sail and power, monohull and multihull, term charter yachts with their professional crews will exhibit and over 160 charter brokers from the Caribbean, U.S., and Europe will attend the U.S. Virgin Islands Charter Yacht Show.

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Following the Merger of Dryad Global and IMSA, the Maritime Risk Technology Company Exceeds Expectations

Six months after formally merging with IMSA under the comprehensive brand, Dryad Global, the result is a powerful tech company that provides real-time maritime risk intelligence, analysis, cybersecurity, and solutions direct to clients whether they’re mobile, at their desks or on the bridge.

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Transport Canada Accepts ABYC Electrical Standards for Electric and Hybrid Vessels

Transport Canada has approved a policy accepting American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) electrical standards for electric and hybrid vessel compliance in Canada.

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Nautical Ventures Group Creates a New Sailboat Division

Over two years of planning and countless meetings with brand partners have solidified the following builders to take part in this new venture.

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The 2022 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is Anchors Away with World Debuts and Exclusive Luxury Experiences

The largest in-water presence of boats and marine exhibits returns to Fort Lauderdale Wednesday, October 26 – Sunday, October 30, 2022

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Grand Opening of Universal Tenders & Universal Suzuki Marine

Universal Tenders started over 1 year ago from request/suggestion of yacht Captains who, while doing their seasonal maintenance on...

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show Is Making A Splash at the Broward County Convention Center

Fort Lauderdale, FL (September 27, 2022) - The Broward County Convention Center will be at the forefront of the 63rd annual...

ABYC Opens Registration for 2023 Standards Week

ANNAPOLIS, MD, October 6, 2022 – The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC), the nonprofit organization that develops safety standards for...

Anuvu Launches Crew Portal for Energy Markets Utilizing SpaceX’s Starlink 

Miami, FL, October 5, 2022 – Anuvu, the leading provider of high-speed connectivity and entertainment solutions for demanding worldwide mobility...

JPMA Announce New Partnerships During Monaco Yacht Show 2022

John Percival Marine Associates today announced three new partnerships with Nautilus International, MarSAR International and SEACertify. 

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Rolls-Royce Partners with Water Revolution Foundation to Increase Sustainability in the Superyacht Industry

Rolls-Royce is stepping up its sustainability strategy by forging a partnership with Water Revolution Foundation (WRF), a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote sustainability through collaborations with the superyacht industry.

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Last Chance to Take Advantage of Early VIP Pricing for the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Purchase Windward VIP tickets before 10/1 and save!

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YOT Store Launches New E-Commerce Store

YOT STORE - NEW LOOK, SAME ALWAYS-ON SERVICE We’re thrilled to unveil our refreshed brand identity. The updates show...