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Read the Preface to “The Insiders’ Guide to Becoming a Yacht Stewardess”

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 career, you can order your copy now.] I carry this quote from Thoreau’s […]

Superyacht Crew Jobs: Gain Skills for a Bright Future

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 jobs. It never ceases to amaze me how crew shortages can happen. […]

“The Chef and Stewardess Dance” by Victoria Allman, Yacht Chef & Author

My two favorite books about what “yachtie” life is like, especially from the perspective of working onboard, are by megayacht chef and author, Victoria Allman. I highly recommend checking out either of her two books about being yacht crew: SEAsoned: A Chef’s Journey with Her Captain (2011) and Sea Fare: A Chef’s Journey Across 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…

Trophy Girlfriends & Wives are a Pain in the Boat – Yacht Stew Confessions

A sample “Confession” from The Insiders’ Guide to Becoming a Yacht Stewardess: Confessions from My Years Afloat with the Rich and Famous… Julie bites her tongue while dealing with the Playboy Bunny girlfriend of a charter guest’s centi-millionaire son. I Must Confess… I had to bite my sassy tongue at times. For someone who has […]