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Yacht Crew Hiring Ports Part 2: When to Go to Get Hired

In Part 1 of this series on yacht crew hiring ports, I covered worldwide locations where yacht crew must move to find work on a superyacht. While I listed the Tier 1, 2, and 3 destinations for getting hired quick, my advice for entry-level crew is that they should choose one of the top four […]

Theme Night Party Suggestions for Yacht Stewardesses (or anyone!)

One of the joys of being a yacht steward/ess is keeping things fun—for the guests, and even the crew. If you have a knack for entertaining, you will love this aspect of your job: having theme dinners and throwing parties! Remember, your guests are on vacation, and when the yacht is anchored away from land-based […]

Tips Ahoy! Crew Tips on Luxury Charter Yachts

If you are watching Bravo TV’s Below Deck, then you’ve obviously followed the Honor crew’s weekly anticipation of their charter-tip money—and in many of the episodes, even their overwhelming disappointment in how that played out (or rather, paid out). It has raised a lot of questions among fans within social channels, including one of the […]

Preparing for Guests Aboard a Megayacht Can Be Stressful for the Crew (but fun, too!)

A sample “Confession” from The Insiders’ Guide to Becoming a Yacht Stewardess: There is a lot of pressure on the crew before a yacht owner or group of yacht-charter guests comes aboard for a trip. But as a yacht stewardess, Julie found the team-wide commotion to be exhilarating…

“The Insiders’ Guide to Becoming a Yacht Stewardess” 2nd Edition – Out Now!

Welcome to the World of the Rich and Famous… Travel, Adventure, and Multi-Million-Dollar Yachts A sea of opportunity awaits you in one of the world’s most exciting industries: LUXURY YACHTING. Part how-to guide, part travelogue, The Insiders’ Guide to Becoming a Yacht Stewardess: Confessions from My Years Afloat with the Rich and Famous not only […]

Yacht Stewardess – A Detailed Job Description (Book Excerpt)

“Julie from The Love Boat Ain’t Got Nothin’ on a Yacht Stew,” an excerpt from Chapter 4: Around the World with a Silver Tray — What Becoming a Yacht Stew Entails. This is a very detailed description of the duties performed by a superyacht steward/ess… Julie From The Love Boat Ain’t Got Nothin’ on a […]