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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]

Superyacht Crew Jobs: Gain Skills for a Bright Future

Superyacht Crew

Superyacht Crew Jobs Available NOW Superyacht crew jobs abound right now! Due to the pandemic, there has been a major increase in demand for superyacht crew to fill all positions onboard. This is especially true of the need for American crew to fill … [More]

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

M/Y Kogo Superyacht Crew

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 were … [More]

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]

Careers in the Yachting Industry: What Can a Yacht Stewardess Do in the Future?

Luxury Yacht Crew Photo Copyright: Suki Finnerty of YachtingToday TV.

One of the chief questions I hear from people I recruit into the yacht-crew industry is this: "But what will I go do after that?" For some yacht stews, the job represents a long-term career path where they can work up to chief steward/ess status and … [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]