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Bahamas officials make yachting a priority

Bahamas officials make yachting a priority

By Lucy Chabot Reed Yachts and the yachting community -- the only piece of the tourism sector still active in the Bahamas -- are the …

Owner’s View: The essence of command

Owner’s View: The essence of command

Owner’s View: by Melvyn Miller The hardest thing to teach new managers is that the essence of management is to convince or coerce …

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From The Bridge

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 …

From the Bridge: Yacht captains cautious to comment on bad behavior

From the Bridge: Yacht captains cautious to comment on bad behavior

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox A yacht engineer wrote in to The Triton that he had been watching boats speed through the harbor in St. …

Triton Survey

Triton Survey: Most yachts have not cut salaries, half have cut jobs

Triton Survey: Most yachts have not cut salaries, half have cut jobs

By Lucy Chabot Reed Nearly two-thirds of the more than 100 captains who responded to this week’s Triton Survey indicated they have …

Triton Survey: Captains ready to move, many plans still on hold

Triton Survey: Captains ready to move, many plans still on hold

By Lucy Chabot Reed As government and port lockdowns stretch into their third month, many yachts and crew that have had to stay put …

Triton Survey: Most captains, crew still employed

Triton Survey: Most captains, crew still employed

By Lucy Chabot Reed While the COVID-19 pandemic has paused the yachting industry during one of its busiest seasons, about 70% of …

From The Archives

From the Bridge: Yacht watch duty anything but standard

From the Bridge: Yacht watch duty anything but standard

From the Bridge: By Dorie Cox Many things can go awry on a yacht. A watchkeep can be the first line of defense to prevent such things as …

USCG stops illegal charter in Miami

USCG stops illegal charter in Miami

Officers from a Coast Guard Station Miami vessel terminated the charter trip of M/Y Golden Touch II, a 147-foot Sensation, on Aug. 19 near …