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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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"We Salute You"
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"We Salute You"

Wherever there are people, there is a need for nurses! Nursing is not just limited to bedside nursing in hospitals or care facilities. Nurses are even required on the high seas! You may be pleased to know that this lesser-known career exists.

These nurses travel all over the globe on the world's most luxurious super...
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Common Knots Used On Yachts
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Common Knots Used On Yachts

Even if you don't work on deck, it's useful for all crew members to know the basics of tying common knots. At some point in your yachting career, you'll be asked to help out on deck during docking and you'll want to brush up on some knot knowledge. Not only is it a wonderful addition to any CV, it's a practical skill y...
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Top 5 Tips to Be a Good Yacht Crew  Member
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Top 5 Tips to Be a Good Yacht Crew Member

Being a yacht deckhand is a tough, but rewarding job. It teaches you patience, attention to detail, and the importance of hard work. Here are 5 tips that every deckhand should keep in mind, no matter how experienced:

1. Be Respectful

This is not only for guests, but for fellow crew members-exterior AND interior....
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Table Setting Tips
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Table Setting Tips

Proper Placement

As a yacht stewardess, you will have to set the table for the guests for various meals and occasions. However, the way you set the table depends on the meal being served or how formal the service will be. This is very important to keep in mind. Here are a few helpful things to remember when setting...
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5 Common Mistakes Yacht Crew Make  During the Job Search
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5 Common Mistakes Yacht Crew Make During the Job Search

When searching for a job, it's the little things that matter. If you miss something small, it can ruin your chances of getting the job. Here are 5 common mistakes youmight be making during your yacht job search:

1. Not following up with captains/hiring managers

After an interview or phone call, always follow up w...
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Yacht Fitness
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Yacht Fitness

Maintaining a consistent workout schedule while working on yachts can be tricky with small crew quarters, full work days, and limited free time. When you're busy on charter or with guests, it's easy to forget to take care of yourself. Luckily, there are some easy ways to create a fitness schedule even while on board:...
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