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Five ways yachties can beat the winter blues

While many yacht crew get to enjoy an endless summer, many more of us will experience some cooler weather, shorter days and less sun this winter. This can …

Seven tips for creating the perfect holiday dining experience

When guests sit down at the table this holiday season, it should be the goal of all stews to take their breath away with extra special table settings. It is …

Yacht table decor, a beginner’s guide

It’s no secret that the food on board a yacht is one of the biggest highlights of a guest trip.  Similarly, how the table is presented will change the …

Daily inspirations for crew

Everything we have now is an accumulation of something we have thought about, wished about or believed about in the past. We create our futures with every …

How to recover from a charter

You’ve finally gotten into your workout routine, you’re eating healthier and even feeling slimmer. Then you receive the boat’s charter dates. Suddenly, …

Demystifying tea service for international guests

Tea service onboard can be anything from a simple cup of tea to an elaborate afternoon affair. It’s important to know what your guests expect before serving …

Stew prefers experience of working on yachts vs. cruise ships

My first job at sea was on The Pride of Aloha cruise ship in Hawaii working for Norwegian Cruise Line America. I was worked 12 hours a day or more as a …

Motivate to work out and add the tools you’ll need to get fit

With the temptation to party hard, eat an abundance of rich foods and free junk food on board the consequences of not having a fitness routine are too great. …

When it comes to caffeine, listen to your body, not studies

I have a confession to make. I’m a caffeine addict. No one would know now, though, because I gave up caffeine all together a few years ago. Coffee was my …

A full-body workout for crew on deck or dock

No matter where I am in the world, I make fitness a priority.  I ask myself, how I can make working out fun, no matter the situation? And I don’t let …

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Editor’s Picks

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 Shipyard owners, towing and repair companies, and other marine businesses will go before a judge later this month to stop …

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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