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Culinary Waves

Quick and easy shopping all about the list

By Mary Beth Lawton Johnson It’s time to hop in the tender and head for shore to go shopping. Is the list handy? As chefs, we work on our provisions list the …

When picking designer water, look for minerals, chose on taste

Nothing is considered too good for the yacht’s owner and guests. The designer fabric and furniture, the designer clothes, even the chef-designed food all …

Make time to save time with appetizers when guests are late

The call comes over the radio. The guests want to spend more time at the beach, or the plane is late, or there is more shopping to do. Either way, as the chef, …

Options make cheese classy again

Just a few years ago, serving a cheese platter to yacht guests was considered passé. Too easy, too boring, too simple. Other items stole our creative …

Yachts chefs have advantage for cooking fresh-caught fish

If there ever was a chef who knows about fish and seafood, it would be a yacht chef. We have the on-water advantage. From purchasing directly from fishing …

Serve up more than salads for vegans guest and crew onboard

As the chef onboard, you might encounter a set of guests or even one person on a trip whose sole dietary needs center around vegetables. So you have to have …

Immerse yourself in a delicious ‘foodie vacation’

Once a chef, always a chef is how the saying goes. In those rare moments that as a chef, you want to experience cuisine and remember the moment you decided to …

Secret to satisfying yacht charter guests’ late night cravings

You are on charter and the guests have just arrived back onboard after a night out on the town. They ate about 6 hours ago, but are now hungry. What do you …

No waste mentality means discards get a second chance

You have trimmings left over from vegetables, meats, pastry or dough after working on a meal or fabricating a meat for dinner. So what do you do with them? …

Buy Local movement should apply to provisioning abroad

As the chef provisioning the yacht, are you helping the owner operator of a small store or hurting it?   You are in a foreign port, having arrived with all …

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Shipyards, towboats and marine businesses go to court over New River closure

Shipyards, towboats and marine businesses go to court over New River closure

By Dorie Cox Many shipyard owners, towing and repair companies, and other marine businesses are fighting to stop the scheduled closure …

Captains listen, foster team work, and take responsibility with crew issues

Captains listen, foster team work, and take responsibility with crew issues

From quarrels between cabin mates to squabbles over a task, yacht crew occasionally have an issue onboard. Apart from firing someone, The …

IMO extends Manila Amendment refresher deadline

IMO extends Manila Amendment refresher deadline

I have written much in these pages over the past year concerning the 2010 Manila Amendments to the STCW Convention. And I am compelled to …

Why owners like, use and buy big boats

Why owners like, use and buy big boats

There are myriad reasons why owners choose to endure the significant cost of big-boat ownership. Some use their boats as a business tool, …

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