Yachtie Glow

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 thought and action…

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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, bam! You’re smack in the middle of 12-hour…

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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 them. It’s also…

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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…

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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. Not…

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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…

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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…

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Feet first mentality makes for comfortable days working onboard

What could be more important than taking care of your feet when working onboard?  When you’re feet are in pain, your back can become sore and your body can become…

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Overcome temptations that make work, life onboard a health struggle

It’s a scenario we all know well: Getting ready for a guest trip over a long and exhausting week, being down to the wire to make it to the pick-up…

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Making it thru the holidays onboard

Most crew celebrate their holidays with guests onboard or getting ready to have them onboard for New Years. Either way, they most likely aren’t home with family and friends. This…

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