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A look at and inside Pendennis

A look at and inside Pendennis

Let us first set the scene, as the location of this shipyard is very much a part of its DNA. Cornwall is a county in England, right at the …

Canadian Maritimes offer secluded cruising

Canadian Maritimes offer secluded cruising

As the nations of the world began to close down this spring, many captains and charter managers began looking for alternative cruising …

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From The Bridge

From the Bridge: Captains offer tips on how to start, grow and make it in yachting

From the Bridge: Captains offer tips on how to start, grow and make it in yachting

COVID has changed everything about yachting. Cruising grounds closed; cruising itself was severely limited. Onboard operations changed in …

From the Bridge: Yacht owner trip cancellations mean work, not rest

From the Bridge: Yacht owner trip cancellations mean work, not rest

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox Each month a group of yacht captains gathers with The Triton for a private conversation about an industry …

From the Bridge: Crew dream of moving up, captains long to move down

From the Bridge: Crew dream of moving up, captains long to move down

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox A group of yacht captains with experience at the helm of yachts from 100 feet to more than 250 feet …

Triton Survey

Yacht captains positive on brokers in sale, but offer advice

Yacht captains positive on brokers in sale, but offer advice

Captains have suggested for years that we conduct a survey about brokers. Usually, they had had a negative experience and wanted to vent. …

How yacht crew couples impact the rest of the team

How yacht crew couples impact the rest of the team

Bring up the subject of couples onboard and many captains will rattle off a story about how they were burned once by a couple, losing a …

Triton Survey: The more uniforms change, the more they stay the same

Triton Survey: The more uniforms change, the more they stay the same

“Very formal,” responded a veteran captain of a yacht 161-180 feet. When we asked captains to recall the first uniforms they remembered …

From The Archives

Battling kidney disease, Amy Beavers finds life at MPT

Battling kidney disease, Amy Beavers finds life at MPT

Originally published October 3, 2011 By Dorie Cox Amy Beavers is surrounded by most of the things that are important to her when she's at …

Triton Survey: Yacht insurance and hurricanes

Triton Survey: Yacht insurance and hurricanes

By Lucy Chabot ReedStatistics/graphics by Lawrence Hollyfield After Hurricane Irene wreaked havoc on the northeast, so much so that the …

AvMar begins withholding U.S. taxes from foreign crew

AvMar begins withholding U.S. taxes from foreign crew

By Lucy Chabot Reed Ft. Lauderdale-based AvMar Payroll Services, one of the industry’s largest yacht crew payroll companies, has …

From the Bridge: Yacht accidents leave a mark on captains’ careers

From the Bridge: Yacht accidents leave a mark on captains’ careers

By Dorie Cox Yacht captains often are fired after the yacht they run is involved in a crash, fire or sinking. At this month's Triton …