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What the Deck!

Check out Chief Officer Wesley Walton's tips for an Arctic Adventure in the latest What the Deck!

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What the Deck! The trouble with toys

The joy toys bring to guests is completely opposite to how crew feel about them. Here are some tips on how to manage toys well so you can continue keeping guests happy while not stressing out.

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What the Deck! How to drive your mates mad

While working in an industry of extremely high standards and pressure, we all become hyper focused and develop certain pet peeves that get on each other’s nerves. My deck crew…

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What the Deck! Quick tips for deckhands

Don’t leave anything wet laying on the teak deck or furniture, as it will leave bad watermarks. ➣ Coil all hoses and lines in a clockwise direction. ➣ Make sure…

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Caulking 101

It’s a messy job, but manageable if you keep a few points in mind. I think we can all agree that whether you are caulking a countertop, shower, teak deck,…

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What the Deck! Quick tips for deckhands

When removing moldy caulking from shower or basin areas, use a mixture of bleach and alcohol. This way the mold will be removed and the moisture will be dried out…

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Keep a Watchful Eye During Refits

The formula for a successful yard period includes precaution, communication and courtesy.

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What the Deck! Quick tips for deckhands

Try to use battery-powered tools whenever possible. Yachts are wet environments exposed to rain and sea spray, and power cables falling into water or being wet are very dangerous. When…

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