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What the Deck! Career tips to land that next-level job

What the Deck! Career tips to land that next-level job

Chief Officer Wesley Walton shares his tips on landing that next-level job in the latest edition of What the Deck!

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Finding the perfect fit: What to know about crew agents

Finding the perfect fit: What to know about crew agents

Yacht crew agents can bridge the gap between captains and crew by knowing the needs of both. Triton reached out to Corly Quirk, owner and operator of Superyacht Crew Placement, to learn more about crew agents.

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Chasing the Dreamboat: How Chief Officer Wesley Walton broke into the yachting industry

Chasing the Dreamboat: How Chief Officer Wesley Walton broke into the yachting industry

Chief Officer Wesley Walton tells his story of breaking into the yachting industry, and how the ups and downs helped his career path.

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What they don’t teach you: How to get a payout that matches your value

What they don’t teach you: How to get a payout that matches your value

Becoming a better SEA contract negotiator helps you receive the pay that matches the value you bring.

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Mastering the CV

Mastering the CV

Making sure your CV and resume stand out is crucial for securing your dream job.

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Zero to Hero in Two Weeks: How to find success in RYA’s crash courses

Zero to Hero in Two Weeks: How to find success in RYA’s crash courses

The RYA Yachtmaster program’s crash courses can help crew, but the two-week courses still require hard work.

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South Florida yachting community mourns the passing of Capt. Jack Showers, 82

South Florida yachting community mourns the passing of Capt. Jack Showers, 82

John (Jack) Edwards Showers, one of the industry’s legends and “all-time great” delivery captains, left port on his last passage on Dec. 9, 2022.

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New Year, New Regulations

New Year, New Regulations

As the New Year comes along, so does a new set of requirements issued by various regulatory bodies. All yachts, including private, limited charter, and commercial, will see several new rules enter into force.

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Gear on the Go

Gear on the Go

Check out Triton’s picks for gear that works for any adventure or makes a great gift.

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Outstanding crew nominations sought

Outstanding crew nominations sought

The 25th edition of the John Percival Leadership Award, “Commitment to Training,Commitment to Crew,” is now accepting nominations for outstanding yacht crew.

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Yachts and crew recognized for excellence by ISS

Yachts and crew recognized for excellence by ISS

The annual Design & Leadership Award Gala, hosted by The International Superyacht Society on Oct. 27 at the Lauderdale Yacht Club in Fort Lauderdale, awarded yachts and crew for their excellence.

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Derecktor boasts largest yacht haul ever using strap lift

Derecktor boasts largest yacht haul ever using strap lift

M/Y Coral Ocean at Derecktor Ft. Pierce became the largest yacht ever hauled by strap technology, weighing in at almost 1,300 tons.

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USSA honors marine industry’s best with awards at Lauderdale boat show

USSA honors marine industry’s best with awards at Lauderdale boat show

USSA awarded The Golden Compass Award, Beacon Award, Crystal Vision Award, and the YPY Leadership Award to the marine industry’s best at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.

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When crew are not crew, and other rules

When crew are not crew, and other rules

Officers from the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security answered questions regarding yacht and crew entries at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.

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A feast for the eyes

A feast for the eyes

An extraordinary tablescape sets the mood for a wonderful meal and keeps guests engaged throughout charters.

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Proper toolkits are uncommon

Proper toolkits are uncommon

Multi-million dollar boats are stocked with everything you can imagine, except proper toolkits.

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Chefs to the rescue!

Chefs to the rescue!

After Hurricane Ian brought destruction southwest Florida, longtime yacht chef Adrienne Gang helped serve over 640,000 meals to impacted communities.

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Other News

Two men charged with sanctions evasion in relation to 78m Russian-owned superyacht Tango

Richard Masters and Vladislav Osipov are charged with conspiracy to defraud and commit offenses against the United States through money laundering and violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA).

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Yachtneeds redirects website, removes app

Yachtneeds has regrouped as a marketplace for crew, allowing sellers to market directly to captains and crew.

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Passenger killed by rogue wave on Viking cruise ship while sailing The Drake Passage

The 665-foot long Viking Polaris was hit by a rogue wave while sailing The Drake Passage, killing a passenger and injuring four more.

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Fire destroys several buildings on Mystic Waterfront at Seaport Marina

The cause of the fire is still under investigation after it destroyed several warehouses and a private home.

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Russian yacht seized by court in Barcelona

A Spanish court has ordered the seizure of M/Y Meridian A due to unpaid shipyard bills.

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Broward Marine yachts make history in South Florida

An installation ceremony is scheduled for a State Florida Heritage Site marker to be installed at Safe Harbor Lauderdale Marine Center to honor the birthplace of the modern marine industry — and the pioneers at its heart — in Broward County and Fort Lauderdale.

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Russian superyachts protected from sanctions in Turkey

Analysis from the Times has found at least 13 yachts in Turkey linked to sanctions, finding safety in the country’s first “mega-yacht-only marina.”

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Charter yacht catches fire in Miami

A charter yacht in Miami caught fire on Friday, Oct. 28.

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Hamilton Marine International Names CEO for U.S. division

David Ross has been named CEO of Hamilton Marine International's new U.S. division. A veteran in the yacht...

New webinars target marine technician trainers

The ABYC Foundation Educator Training Conference offers a subscription-based monthly webinar series for the education and training of future...

JMS Yachting opens yacht management office in U.S. 

JMS Yachting has opened an office in the U.S with an industry veteran at the helm. Rick Thomas, founder...

Crew training at USVI Charter show

An opportunity for captains, mates, chefs, and deck crew, to get a certificate of excellence is available in a new...

British Admiralty to phase out paper charts

British Admiralty paper navigational charts have been vital to commercial and recreational vessels for more than 200 years. But changes...

Quick-thinking crew tackle fire in marina office

Deckhand Joshua Hageman was working on board the 194-foot (59m) M/Y Imagine while docked at the Marigot Bay...

Hurricane relief collection at Captains & Cocktails Happy Hour

We’ve partnered with Professional Women in Yachting to collect financial contributions and donation items for Hurricane Ian relief at our Captains & Cocktails Happy Hour event.

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KEEPIN’ IT FRESH

Storage tips to extend the shelf life of veggies, berries and edible flowers.

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3G network shutdowns could affect your yacht

Currently there are an estimated 5 million IoT (Internet of Things) and M2M (machine to machine) devices working on the 3G network, which is shutting down this year. Could this be a problem for yachts?

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