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About Angela Orecchio

Angela Orecchio is a chief stew and certified health coach. This column was edited from blog, Savvy Stewardess, The Smart Girl’s Guide to Yachting. Contact her through www.savvystewardess.com.

The Yachtie Glow: Healthy living relies on ‘primary foods’ that will never be eaten

The Yachtie Glow: by Angela Orecchio It might not come as a surprise to anyone that nutrition is only one aspect of health. However, because food is so …

Yachtie Glow: Water, rest, clean diet, sex helps with PMS

Yachtie Glow: by Angela Orecchio PMS is real, and while it affects us greatly in different ways, we still have to live and function in tight quarters with …

Yachtie Glow: ‘Busy and tired’ no excuse for crew to give up exercise

Yachtie Glow: by Angela Orecchio It’s easy for yacht crew to make excuses about why we can’t fit exercise into our lives. We’re busy, tired, have …

Yachtie Glow: 10 minutes a day sufficient to enjoy benefits of meditation

Yachtie Glow: by Angela Orecchio It’s easy to think that meditation has to be long or complicated for it to be effective. However, just 10 minutes a day …

Yachtie Glow: Use yard time to study, explore, keep fit

Yachtie Glow: by Stew Angela Orecchio If you’re going into a shipyard period, you’re likely to experience another side of yachting. Your schedule will …

The Yachtie Glow: Struggling with a New Year’s weight goal?

The Yachtie Glow: by Angela Orecchio Maintaining a healthy weight after the holidays is one of the most sought-after goals of the New Year.  We all know that …

The Yachtie Glow: Sleep or exercise? Which is better after working long hours?

The Yachtie Glow: by Angela Orecchio After working long days on board, stews often wonder if they should skip their exercise and sleep more the next day. The …

Yachtie Glow: Drop that candy craving

Yachtie Glow: by Chief Stew Angela Orecchio It’s been a long day at work, the crew is tired, and everyone needs a bit of stimulation and release from stress. …

Yachtie Glow: Working FLIBS? Here’s how to while away the hours

The Yachtie Glow: by Stew Angela Orecchio If you’re working in the boat show this year, you may find yourself on the dock for a few hours at a time, greeting …

The Yachtie Glow: Comparing crew life on cruise ships, yachts

The Yachtie Glow: by Angela Orecchio My first job at sea was on The Pride of Aloha cruise ship in Hawaii, working for Norwegian Cruise Line America.  I was a …

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Capt. Ryan O’Meara dies in the Bahamas

Capt. Ryan O’Meara dies in the Bahamas

By Dorie Cox Capt. Ryan O’Meara loved the water, his yacht crew, and his work on M/Y Pipe Dream, a 112-foot Westport. He was in the …

Underway and over the top with Capt. Grant Maughan

Underway and over the top with Capt. Grant Maughan

A lifetime of experiences on land and at sea culminate as Capt. Grant Maughan summits Mount Everest in May. By Dorie Cox Capt. Grant …

‘Excellent’ waterways make for ‘great’ voyage into America’s Upper South

‘Excellent’ waterways make for ‘great’ voyage into America’s Upper South

By Lucy Chabot Reed The four-member crew of M/Y Sensation, a 112 Westport, took the vessel from Fort Lauderdale to Nashville, Tennessee, …

Renovation plans for Pier 66, The Sails take a step forward

Renovation plans for Pier 66, The Sails take a step forward

By a vote of 4-1, Fort Lauderdale city commissioners last night approved a development agreement with Tavistock Development Company, owners …

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