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

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 Monaco Grand Prix had all their requests met—even when the stews were caught off […]

Stew Confession: I was overwhelmingly star-struck by a yacht guest once (and only once)

This yacht stewardess “confession” is an excerpt from The Insiders Guide to Becoming a Yacht Stewardess. I’m posting it in honor of the fact that I re-met this individual when I was in the British Virgin Islands last month. Upon introducing myself this time, I did not mention that we met 14 years ago when […]

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

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 free 1-hour marketing webinar in conjunction with the U.S. Superyacht Association. This webinar is intended for superyacht industry representatives, USSA members […]

Yacht Industry Insiders Give Expert Advice in “The Insiders’ Guide to Becoming a Yacht Stewardess”

From the moment the 1st edition of The Insiders’ Guide to Becoming a Yacht Stewardess was released back in 2006, I began receiving this question, most often from fellow writers: “So why is it Insiders’ with an s’ (as in a group of insiders), and not Insider’s with an ‘s (as in, making the reader […]

Julie Perry Talks Social Media Marketing at Superyacht Summit

The U.S. Superyacht Association’s first annual Superyacht Summit is upon us! Happening March 18th & 19th in West Palm Beach, Florida, this two-day event will offer education, networking, and action for superyacht industry professionals worldwide — all of it leading up to the kickoff of the 29th Annual Palm Beach International Boat Show on March […]

Julie Perry Speaks on Reality TV Marketing Opportunities at Marine Marketers of America & Boat Writers International Event – FLIBS

UPDATE – This presentation took place on October 31, 2013. You can check it out here (Julie is introduced at around 3:30): Contents of Video: 0 – 4:00 Minutes – Introduction by MMA Board Member, Michael Sciulla Adrienne Gang of Bravo TV’s “Below Deck” is introduced at 3:00 Julie Perry is introduced at 3:35 Julie’s […]

Grab Your 2014 Megayacht News Spectacular Superyachts Wall Calendar Now!

It’s that time of year! Time to think about what visually stimulating, show-off-what-you’re-passionate about calendar theme you will invest in to adorn that otherwise bare wall in your living or working space for exactly 364 days in 2014. Might I make a suggestion: The Megayacht News “Spectacular Superyachts” annual wall calendar is compiled and sold […]

Bravo’s BELOW DECK vs DOWNTON ABBEY on PBS – How the characters match up (or don’t)

When Bravo TV first announced its impending reality show, Below Deck, about the upstairs-downstairs world of life aboard superyachts, Bravo executive Andy Cohen declared it was the network’s own version of PBS MASTERPIECE’s Downton Abbey. In fact, in an interview he did with The New York Times, Cohen even went so far as to say that […]

An A-Z Guide for Green Yacht Crew in October’s Dockwalk

Extra Extra, read all about it: The October 2013 issue of yacht-crew magazine Dockwalk is available online! Along with the always-fun-to-peruse, full-colored pictures of yacht crew both at work and at play, this month’s issue includes an “A-Z Guide for Green Crew” geared toward newbies in the industry (p 37). Green yacht crew, take note! […]

Adrienne Gang of BELOW DECK and yacht stewardess book author Julie Perry TV interview with Anne Marie Tiernon

Below Deck’s Adrienne Gang joined author Julie Perry in Indianapolis recently for The Insiders’ Guide to Becoming a Yacht Stewardess press tour. Here is their interview with WTHR’s Anne Marie Tiernon about Julie’s book and its connection to Adrienne and her BRAVO show, “Below Deck.” Transcript from the Interview August 19, 2013, WTHR Channel 13 […]