Wedding Season Essentials for Yachties

Yachting isn't all fun and games -- many times yachties have to repeatedly turn down baby showers, birthdays, and weddings (much to the disappointment of our land-based family and friends). ¬†However, if you're a lucky crew member who managed to snag some holiday time off to attend a friend's wedding, congratulations! So you've bought the … Continue reading Wedding Season Essentials for Yachties

Yacht Theme Party Ideas

While on board as a yacht stew, there's a good chance you'll be asked to prepare for some sort of event or celebration. However, there has to be a fine balance between making it fun and having it not be tacky. Crew Compass has a Pinterest board for fun and classy solutions. Here are some … Continue reading Yacht Theme Party Ideas

Top 5 Tips Every Deckhand Needs To Know

Being a yacht deckhand is a tough, but rewarding job. It teaches you patience, attention to detail, and the importance of hard work. For any exterior yacht greenie, deckhand is the starting position. Here are 5 "be's" that every deckhand should keep in mind, no matter how experienced: 1. Be Respectful This is not only … Continue reading Top 5 Tips Every Deckhand Needs To Know

Top 3 Effective Yacht Crew Management Tips for Captains and Senior Yacht Crew

Managing yacht crew effectively is a skill that takes practice, and should be a requirement for all senior managers and captains. It can be a challenge to balance yacht crew with different personalities, various backgrounds, and communication styles. To prevent miscommunication and inefficiencies on board, here are some key management techniques that can make you … Continue reading Top 3 Effective Yacht Crew Management Tips for Captains and Senior Yacht Crew

Table Setting Tips

As a yacht stewardess, you will have to set the table for the guests for various meals and occasions. However, the way you set the table depends on the meal being served or how formal the service will be. Here are two helpful things to remember when setting a table on board: Proper Placement Keep in … Continue reading Table Setting Tips