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Wine 102: Wine Service for Yacht Stewardesses
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Wine 102: Wine Service for Yacht Stewardesses

Now that you've had an introduction to wine, here's how to properly serve wine to guests:



Wine Serving Temperatures



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Did you know that even red wine is supposed to be "slightly cool"? In order to give guests the best wine experience, make sure to match the temperature to the wine....
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Wine 101: Introduction to Wines for Yacht Stewardesses

Wine 101: Introduction to Wines for Yacht Stewardesses

Basic wine skills and pairings are a tricky thing to learn. However, as a stewardess, you'll need good wine knowledge to better serve guests. We found 4 helpful charts to help even the greenest of stews better understand:

Types of Wine Glasses

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When you get on board, you'll encounter so ma...
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10 Memes that Capture the Highs and Lows of Working on a Yacht
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10 Memes that Capture the Highs and Lows of Working on a Yacht

We saw a rant on FB recently about how difficult working on a yacht can be. We get it, the long hours, the no days off, demanding guests, etc. BUT, we would like to point out how amazing it can be to live on the water, hang out on the beach with crew, enjoy life nobody on land could possibly understand. Here are 10 mem...
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How To Get Deckhand Jobs
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How To Get Deckhand Jobs

If you're new to the industry and looking for a yacht job, it's tough to know what yacht positions to go for. Generally speaking, you can choose from interior positions (yacht stewardess or chef) or exterior positions (deckhand or junior engineer) or a hybrid role like (deck/stew or deck/engineer). Deckhands are respon...
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How To Get Yacht Steward/ess Jobs
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How To Get Yacht Steward/ess Jobs

Steward/esses are in charge of the interior of the yacht. They are responsible for guest satisfaction, service, bartending and interior upkeep. Do you have amazing attention to detail and a desire to serve others? Find a job on a yacht as a yacht steward/ess! Here are some other things you need to know to get started:...
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Yacht Theme Ideas
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Yacht Theme Ideas

While on board as a yacht stew/steward, there is a good chance you'll be asked to prepare for some sort of event or celebration. However, there must be a fine balance between making it fun and having it not be tacky. Instagram and Pinterest are great resources for fun and classy solutions. In our experience and for obv...
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Survive Being Sick Aboard a Yacht
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Survive Being Sick Aboard a Yacht

You're in the middle of a busy charter — serving guests, setting up water sports, cleaning, running guests to shore, going full steam ahead! All of a sudden, you don't feel well. You know you're getting sick. Even when you take great care of yourself, there are still times where you might feel a little under the...
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Making the Most of Your Days Off
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Making the Most of Your Days Off

So you survived a busy charter or owner trip with your fellow crew and you finally have time to breathe. Lucky you! Now, what to do with this precious time off while the vessel is docked? While it's tempting to go blow off steam and party, there are more effective ways to spend your precious free time. Here are a few t...
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Photography 101
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Photography 101

So, you're thinking about learning how to become a photographer? Maybe it's been your lifelong dream, maybe it's your latest passion, or maybe you're thinking about trying out a new hobby. We had the pleasure to interview Tom Serio, a yachting photographer to give you the inside look. His work has been published in the...
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Yacht Jobs: Is bigger always better?
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Yacht Jobs: Is bigger always better?

When it comes to working on yachts - is bigger (yacht, company, etc) always better when it comes to finding the right fit for you? So you've gotten daywork, built your CV, and starting to get job offers. Deciding between a large or small yacht is not as cut and dry as you'd think. Each opportunity offers its own pros a...
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