Captain’s Log

  • Seakeeper Yacht Stabilizer
    A Quick Look at Yacht Stabilizers

    If you’ve ever battled seasickness, or watched helplessly as someone else suffered in misery, you know that being on board a rolling vessel is not necessarily a pleasurable experience....

    • September 1, 2011
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  • The Freelancer

    Crew cabins on board yachts can be very small. They become even smaller when you don’t get to use the closets, drawers or shelves because they’re taken up with...

    • Posted September 1, 2011
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  • Hiring Crew with The Right Stuff

    Your yacht may be a mega-million-dollar asset, yet equally valuable is your crew. Surrounding yourself with the “right” people can spell the difference between a pleasure cruise and a...

    • Posted September 1, 2011
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  • Landfall in Bermuda

    There’s nothing quite like a landfall. I’m writing this in a deserted upstairs bar at the Shelburne Harbour Yacht Club in a small town in Nova Scotia, just up...

    • Posted September 1, 2011
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  • Yacht Charters GONE WILD

    Each of these charter yachts are luxury vessels in their own right, but they’re also equipped for big adventure. ULTIMATE ANGLING ADVENTURE For the very competitive angler, few things...

    • Posted September 1, 2011
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  • Owen Doyle Provisioning in the Field
    Where Are They Now Profiles Owen Doyle

    After graduating from culinary and hospitality schools in the late 1980s, young Owen Doyle of Buffalo, New York, was looking for a way to avoid corporate life. So, he...

    • September 1, 2011
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  • Etihad Airways Joins Griffin Yacht Club at Monaco 2011

    26 August 2011, LONDON: GRIFFIN MARINE TRAVEL (, the world’s largest provider of specialised travel to the marine, offshore and maritime security industries and its Griffin Yacht division are...

    • Posted August 26, 2011
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  • Do Unto Others – Charitable Giving at Sea

    Industry Buzz Whilst Mark Drewelow doesn’t see anything wrong in the saying that “ charity begins at home, ” he certainly doesn’t advocate it. In fact, the former captain...

    • May 1, 2011
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  • Bottoms Up, Caribbean Style (Part III)

      This is the third story covering my favorite anchorages in the Caribbean, and last time we ended up in Antigua. Having sadly left the northern reef there, you...

    • March 1, 2011
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  • An Enlightened Childhood

    They’re awesome and frustrating, amusing and incredibly annoying. They can be spoiled beyond belief, and other times they’ll surprise you with their insights and un-jaded view of the world....

    • March 1, 2011
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