Crew Eye

Ending weird 2020 in the Exumas

At the beginning of this pandemic, I went into panic mode and pondered what my options were, seeing as I expected this to totally stall our industry. I could not…

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Crew Eye: Sweeten up

Chef Tim MacDonald shared these photos of Stew Mon Starr-Hart preparing to serve a unique sweet tray. Assembled on a giant lollipop, the British and U.S. sweets were favorites of…

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Crew Eye: Captain at work underwater

Capt. Kevin Davidson went deep to film and photograph hammerhead sharks off Bimini in the Bahamas in February. His job was to take still photos to add to footage from…

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Crew Eye: A successful catch and release, times three

Chef Chris Parthemore, left, and First Mate Tom Robertson at anchor just outside Gustavia, St. Barts, in February. “Tom got the first fish on, it was his first tarpon,” Parthemore…

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Crew Eye: Haggling for bugs in the South Pacific

Stew Angela Pennefather procures fresh lobster from a local villager in Papua New Guinea on the final day of 2019. Pennefather, who hails from Papua New Guinea, also serves as…

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Crew Eye: In the engine room

Chief Engr. Paul Simpson teaches Stew/Deck assistant Queenie Alara how to service a generator on M/Y Big Blue in Rybovich Superyacht Marina in West Palm Beach recently. Photo from Capt.…

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Crew Eye in New England

M/Y Crown Jewel, a 96-foot Broward, hit many of the historical spots in New England this summer, and Chef Catherine Stowe shared a crew portrait from Nantucket recently. Stowe jokingly…

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Crew Eye: An unexpected visitor in the Atlantic

The crew of M/Y Vixit had a rare visitor onboard while transiting the Atlantic Ocean in October. Stew/Deckhand Saaskia England captured a photo of an owl who temporarily lighted on…

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Crew Eye in the Bahamas

Lead Deckhand Zander Schietelat of M/Y Grey Matters tests the waters in Compass Cay, Compass Cay Marina, Exuma, the Bahamas.

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M/Y Vixit shares a Crew Eye

Capt. Greg Russell shared these photos from a Facebook post that was taken in Portofino, Italy, in late August with the following note: “Season done! 57 days, 2,800 miles, 70…

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