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Utopia IV sinks... a fuel tanker???

Discussion in 'General Yachting Discussion' started by Pascal, Dec 25, 2021.

  1. Capt Ralph

    Capt Ralph Senior Member

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    Sadly, Not yet here.
  2. Ken Bracewell

    Ken Bracewell Senior Member

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    I recently saw a posting that they are looking for a new captain...
  3. Capt Ralph

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    I'm guessing on the yachts repair schedule.
    I can see the need for a new captain, before return to service in the B islands.
    So the yacht repairs are just finished?
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  4. Pascal

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    no kidding :).
  5. captholli

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    Even before this accident, "Utopia's" of past and present had an abnormally high amount of crew turnover as its a tough outfit to work for with the Mrs. running the yacht show with an iron fist. Crew don't seem to last long there and the reasons are well known in the industry.
  6. olderboater

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    And then those things go together to create a cycle of chaos. Lousy work environment and bad reputation leads to only being able to hire subpar crew which leads to more problems and worse environment due to iron fist and unhappiness and leads to even less ability to hire and even worse crew and it all just continues downhill. No escape ever. Ultimately lousy employers and lousy employees are going to match up together.
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  7. Capt Ralph

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