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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]

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

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

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 … [More]

Yacht Crew Hiring Ports Part 1: Where to Move to Get Hired

Job Interview

To Move or Not to Move? There Is Little Question. (MOVE!) I get this question all the time from wannabe crew who feel they're ready to make the leap into yachting: But do I have to actually pick up and MOVE to a hiring port—as in, not plan on … [More]

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

Chief Stewardess Adrienne Gang

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]

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

My Huntress table decoration suki finnerty yacht stews

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 … [More]

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

Richard Branson on Necker Island

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 … [More]