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Superyacht Jobs

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When you’re searching for yacht jobs online as a stewardess or deckhand you may have seen jobs advertised as rotational or 3:1 or 2:1 and a lot of questions have popped up around these jobs. So in the blog, we will get clear on what rotational jobs are, how they work, why they are sought […]

Rotational Yacht Crew Jobs

Yacht Crew Training

About Yachting, Superyacht Jobs

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Are you wondering what crew training you need to work on yacht? What qualifications are required for a stewardess?  From the STCW and ENG1 Medical to The Food Safety Hygiene Level 2 and Interior Stewardess Training. There are lots of training courses to work on a yacht, some are required and some are extra’s which […]

What Training Courses Do I Need To Work On A Yacht?


Stew Tips

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When you’re first starting in the yachting industry everything feels foreign and as a Junior stewardess, there are so many new things to learn.  In this episode, I run over housekeeping do’s and don’ts which will help you to gain more knowledge about what to do and what not to do a yacht stew on […]

Housekeeping Do’s and Don’ts For Junior Yacht Stews

10 Ways To Build Your Yacht Stew Skills From Home

Stew Tips

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The “Must Know” Skills Guide To Help You Better Prepare For A New Yacht Stew Role At Sea – How to build up your stewardess skills (all things you can practice at home)– My favourite cocktail recipe which gets raving reviews from guests– Housekeeping, laundry and service skills to help boost your confidence Grab the […]

10 Ways To Build Your Yacht Stew Skills From Home

Yacht Table Setting

Stew Tips

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DO’S OF TABLE SERVICE Give yourself one hour to set the table- start with the table decorations in the centre, followed by table place settings and then glassware and always use white gloves when setting. Then you can set your side tables (mise-en-place), and organise your pantry, Pantry prep is just as crucial to ensure […]

Superyacht Table Service – The Do’s and Don’ts

Silver Service

Stew Tips

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As a yacht stewardess, you need to be service savvy and understand a broad range of service styles. As a chief stew, you need to be able to identify when different service styles are required and adjust them to suit the guest’s needs.  Remember most services onboard are bespoke so they are tailored to the […]

Silver Service On Superyachts

Housekeeping Yacht Stewardess

About Yachting, Life Onboard

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There are three main roles of a stewardess and they fall into a Laundry, Housekeeping or Service stew. On bigger boats when you’re on charter you will usually slot into one of these roles and then rotate between them all when off charter. On smaller boats you can often be doing all three roles. – […]

What Type Of Stew Are You – Housekeeping, Service or Laundry?

Yacht Stewardess Responsibilities

Life Onboard

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So you want to be a yacht stew? Did you know stews have more responsibilities onboard than just providing awesome holidays for charter guests and nailing table settings?  There’s more to being a stew… we’re a bunch of multi-taskers, some would say professional housewives in the making?! Well at least my partner thinks so haha […]

What are the responsibilities of a yacht stew?

Stew Tips

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Learn all about service as a yacht stewardess with The Seaworthy Yacht Stew Online Training Course. Includes video training, service styles, service cheatsheet, pre-meal checklist, table setting, glassware guide and more! Find out more here. Breakfast service – My favourite shift onboard, it’s the quietest time on the boat, no guests are awake it’s usually […]

Your First Service Role As A Stewardess: The Breakfast Shift

Chief Stewardess

Superyacht Jobs

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First things first – you should always be prepared for a professional interview. You will gauge from speaking to the chief stew if it is professional or if it’s more of a casual chat- however  I recommend starting off by being professional then you can tone it down if the chief stew wants a friendly […]

Interviews | What Chief Stews Look For In Junior Yacht Crew

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I am a yacht stewardess now living life back on land! After 5 years travelling the world on Superyachts. I want to share with you how you can do it too! Because I just had the time of my life!

Whether you’re over your 9-5 and dream of travelling the world whilst getting paid (great money!) to do it, you’re an airline stewardess looking to swap your wings for sealegs, you're looking for the ultimate gap year job, or you’ve just heard about the industry and you want to know more…

I’m here for you! Giving you the push you need. Because I believe in adventures over things and stories over stuff! And yes my loved ones have heard them all, so hopefully they will be put to use in helping you get a job on a superyacht.

I believe in an open mind, big dreams and a wild heart.

Hey, I'm Jess. 


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