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The best way for stews to handle money

There are several factors to take into account when choosing the best method for stews to handle money onboard, and the size of the yacht is one of them. The …

First day challenges for stews

Before starting a new job, learn why the position is available. It’s possible that a new role has just been created or, just as likely, someone left and …

The challenges of a solo stew

As a new year begins, I got thinking of new beginnings. One of the most challenging ones in an interior crew’s world is taking a job as a solo stew. …

Blue Christmas: Don’t let the joy of the season cause you pain

The holiday season is upon us. Traditionally a time of good will and good cheer, the holidays are not happy for everyone. Those who have lost someone they …

Yachting can bring out the best in us

I really enjoyed the article, “Stew’s service not just for charter guests,” [ page B8, Oct. issue] chronicling Jodi Samuel’s …

Common sense, smile and effort land job, without experience

Have you ever tried to get a job on a yacht, and wondered what the qualifications really are? It can seem like a superficial, sexist industry to some. …

Getting ready for the boat show

Congratulations, you have a job on a yacht that is going to be in the boat show. Now you need to know how to set up for the big event.  Whether the boat …

What I learned on your summer vacation

Now that autumn is upon us, this is the perfect time to sit back, kick off those deck shoes, and meditate upon the season. What went wrong and, more …

Why do yachts make a big deal about how a bed is made?

Why do stews and yachts make such a big deal about how a bed is made? Well, apparently, a properly made bed is a matter of discipline. It helps to ensure that …

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Stew Cues: Learning to taste wine

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Veteran stew launches online courses; first up, wine

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Friends, colleagues remember captain

Friends, colleagues remember captain

By Lucy Chabot Reed Capt. Alan Bradley Shepherd died Aug. 15 of lung cancer. He was 50. In yachting more than 25 years, Capt. …

Triton Survey: Will you attend FLIBS?

Triton Survey: Will you attend FLIBS?

The latest results on our industry-wide survey: Will you attend FLIBS? 457 people have responded. More than half (55.58%) said they …

Triton’s new Captains Council draws high marks

Triton’s new Captains Council draws high marks

Publisher’s Point: by Lucy Chabot Reed Since COVID-19 set in, we have been unable to host our regular monthly in-person networking …

Girl power: Back-to-back river trips leave their mark

Girl power: Back-to-back river trips leave their mark

By Lucy Chabot Reed Capt. Kelly Gordon and her crew aboard the 75-Sunseeker M/Y Corporate Retreat had just come the long way around …