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The shocking truth about AEDs

The vast majority of the larger boats have AEDs, Automated External Defibrillators. But how many of these AEDs are working properly and how many crew know when and how to…

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What to feed the kids onboard

OK, I get it. The kids are coming to the yacht for the holidays. This totally freaks me out. As a professional chef, when I hear children will be part…

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Estate jobs add new twist

It is not uncommon to be in employment on a yacht as the chef and then suddenly, the chef for the boss’s estate quits and he needs you to come…

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Compare yachts, but not your life against other’s

October is boat show month in Ft. Lauderdale. The massive, gleaming megayachts are in town, shined up and lined up in an impressive display of wealth, engineering and design. Those…

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For Korean, SooWoo is so good

Everyone knows Japanese cuisine but rarely is Korean center of the plate. It should be. Recently I was invited to visit the Japanese and Korean steakhouse SooWoo to sample some…

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CPR hints to save your crew or your own life

Last week, one of my neighbors told me that her 32-year-old daughter needed CPR. Often when I hear that cardiopulmonary resuscitation was performed, I learn it was done for the…

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Choices to make in commercial certification

As we sit smack in the middle of another boat show season, we must acknowledge that this yachting industry of ours, focused on the pursuit of pleasure, is a multi-billion…

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Eye of the Idol Chicken recipe is from Gilligan’s Island

As a child of the 1960s, I grew up watching Gilligan’s Island on television. And, like millions of pre-pubescent boys, I was more of a Mary Ann fan than a…

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Compare yachts, but not your life against other’s

October is boat show month in Ft. Lauderdale. The massive, gleaming megayachts are in town, shined up and lined up in an impressive display of wealth, engineering and design. Those…

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Estate jobs add twist to working for owners

It is not uncommon to be in employment on a yacht as the chef and then suddenly, the chef for the boss’s estate quits and he needs you to come…

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