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How to Become a Yacht Stewardess: The A-to-Z Quick Start Guide

THE QUICK START GUIDE: THE A TO Z OF HOW TO BECOME A YACHT STEWARD/ESS In the first half of my book, The Insiders' Guide to Becoming a Yacht Stewardess, I discuss the yachting industry and give you insight into what this world is all about. I also … [More]

Travel as a Superyacht Steward/ess: Oh, the Places You’ll Go

Capri Island. Italy.

So what's it like to travel as a superyacht stewardess? Here's an excerpt from The Insiders' Guide to Becoming a Yacht Stewardess: Confessions from My Years Afloat with the Rich and Famous: I Must Confess... I had never even heard of some of … [More]

Tales from a Superyacht Stewardess: A Party Debacle on Oscar Night

Julie Perry in her days as a yacht stewardess, decorating for a theme party for charter guests.

A sample "Confession" from The Insiders' Guide to Becoming a Yacht Stewardess: Confessions from My Years Afloat with the Rich and Famous... Julie and her crew tried to go the extra mile by throwing an Oscar viewing party for their billionaire guests, … [More]

Superyacht Crew Jobs: Gain Skills and Prepare for a Bright Future

Superyacht Crew

In my post "Careers in the Luxury Yachting Industry: What Can Yacht Stewardesses Do in the Future?", I presented over a dozen land-based career options that exist both within the yachting industry and even outside of it. The occupations listed … [More]

Read the Preface to “The Insiders’ Guide to Becoming a Yacht Stewardess”

M/Y "Big Aron" Crew, Circa 2011

Following is the Preface to the 2nd edition of The Insiders' Guide to Becoming a Yacht Stewardess: Confessions from My Years Afloat with the Rich and Famous, published in 2006 and updated in 2013... [And if you're ready to begin your yachting … [More]

Yacht Stewardess Training to Work as Interior Crew

Stewardesses on M/Y "Big Aron" taking a break onboard. Photo by Suki Finnerty of YachtingToday.TV

If you are 100 percent confident that you want a crew job in the superyacht industry, then you need to think about training. There are two essentials: Plan on taking a five-day STCW Basic Safety Training Course (which is mandatory) and then a … [More]