Out-of-work megayacht captains switching to commercial vessels
(PALM BEACH, Fla.) — Some out-of-work yacht captains are attempting a career change into the commercial maritime industry, The Triton-Megayacht News reported. The slowing economy, which has hurt the yacht business, has convinced some captains to take courses for commercial jobs if conditions don’t improve after the holidays. One captain already has been hired by Edison Chouest on a 280-foot supply vessel.
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