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Working on Cruise Ships vs. Superyachts – A Vast Sea of Difference

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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… We yachties sort of frowned upon what life might be like aboard the ol’ cruise ships. We … [More]

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

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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]

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]

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

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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]

Marketing Webinar with Julie Perry and the U.S. Superyacht Association

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U.S. Superyacht Association Marketing Webinar: Aligning Your Social Media Strategies with Your Other Marketing Channels Author of The Insiders' Guide to Becoming a Yacht Stewardess and digital marketing consultant, Julie Perry, recently presented a … [More]

Yacht Stews Must Be Prepared for Anything Demanding Guests Request (or Might Request)

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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 fellow stews went "overboard" to make sure the billionaire guests on a megayacht chartered for the … [More]