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Chef knows best

The best galley refits happen when yacht chefs have a hand in the design.

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Match the Method to the Mate

Match the Method to the Mate Different people learn differently — for the best results, make sure you know the best way to train each individual on your team. As…

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Ask Bugsy! Unsavory sleeping arrangements

"I was just offered a great job as chief stew on a 60m yacht. It was the perfect position and I was so excited! Then, at the last minute, the…

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Costa Rica clears way for foreign-flagged yachts to charter

Foreign-flagged charter yachts over 24 meters can now legally charter in Costa Rica’s waters simply by obtaining a renewable yearly license, providing proper documentation, and paying a modest 2.5% of the charter fee.

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Shut Down and Stranded: Pandemic realities for those Who Work at Sea:

Delays, cancellations, restrictions, closures, quarantines, and last-minute changes have become the norm in the past 18 months. For crew, the fallout has been immense.

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Chefs up their game when short supplies mean empty shelves at food stores

Whether scrambling for scarce provisions or conjuring up some immunity-boosting magic, these pro yacht chefs tackled pandemic challenges with true aplomb.

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How do you know when you are ready to be a chief stew?

You may think you know the ropes, but there is more to consider. Do you have experience on the boat? Are you mentally prepared for the responsibility and stress? Do you have a leadership strategy?

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For a perfectly tailored charter, first tailor the preference sheet to the yacht

Have your charter broker send you a copy of what they send out to clients. Do this not only to please your guests, but also to keep from disappointing them. Those are two entirely different things.

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From the Bridge: Triton asked captains to talk about the challenges of holidays

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The holiday season can be hard for those who can’t get time off work, or those who are far from their families. For yacht crew, both are a

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The Joyous Fizz: Champagne cocktail recipes

When guests return tired from shore excursions, don’t be Cinderella just waiting on them. Be the Fairy Godmother with your magic wand, and delight them with joyous fizz!

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