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Lauren Loudon

Lauren Loudon has worked as a yacht chef and stew since 2013. She hails from Lancashire, England.

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Crew Compass: Invest in yourself – it’s as simple as the click of a button

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon I’ve recently written about having a side hustle while in yachting and what a challenge it is to find the time for everything …

Crew Compass: Time for yourself is crucial

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon Working on yachts is about as full-on as you get when it comes to a full-time job. Living at work means that even when we are …

Crew Compass: Friendships in yachting can be like ships passing in the night

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon Constantly meeting new people, traveling the world and eating great food – it’s undeniable that the perks of the yachting …

Crew Compass: It’s OK to admit things are not OK

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon All the media attention on increasing  concerns about mental health in recent times raises interesting questions that can be …

Crew Compass: Social media offers community for chefs

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon Although all yachts are different, there’s generally a basic pyramid that makes up the crew. Needless to say, the bigger the …

Crew Compass: Working for liveaboards a seismic shift from charter life

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon People always ask me what it’s like to work on yachts? You must have some good stories, they say. What’s it like to work for …

Crew Compass: Crew can curb ocean pollution

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon It’s hard to pinpoint exactly what it is that defines my love for the ocean, but there are several factors that are …

Crew Compass: Cruising brings joy in places we had not expected

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon Being offered a new job is always an exciting time and, as I’ve mentioned previously, there are different factors to consider …

Crew Compass: They say five strikes until you’re gone, but I’m at two and holding

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon From youngsters using the opportunities of the yachting industry as a money-making travel experience in a pre-university gap …

Crew Compass: Hiring based solely on looks

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon It’s that time of year when boats are winding down from their winter Caribbean season and preparing for the summer, while the …

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New shiplift in, construction underway at RMK

New shiplift in, construction underway at RMK

Story and photos by Dorie Cox Construction and upgrades at RMK Merrill-Stevens Shipyard are nearly complete, with a grand reopening of …

Miami20: Miami Yacht Show covers two locations

Miami20: Miami Yacht Show covers two locations

Yacht crew were on and ready for the second day of the Miami Yacht Show Friday. Larger yachts were on display at Island Gardens Deep …

Miami20: Location, storage, crew comfort top list to sell to U.S. market

Miami20: Location, storage, crew comfort top list to sell to U.S. market

By Dorie Cox As the Miami Yacht show ramped up speed on the shore of downtown Miami in mid-February, yacht brokers and industry vendors …

Miami20: Miami Yacht Show opens

Miami20: Miami Yacht Show opens

The Miami Yacht Show opened Thursday to sunny skies and strong breezes in downtown Miami. Yacht crew were on the dock and onboard with …

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