Housekeeping ArticlesMaking Life Easier for Every Superyacht Stewardess
As a super yacht stewardess you are required to be very creative with your small space storage solutions. The storage area needs to be clean, dry and easily accessible…. Which, let’s face it, is quite often NOT the case…..
How to Reduce Plastic Use
How to Clean a Dishwasher. Dishwasher maintenance is far from glamorous, but it is something that every yacht stewardess must do on a regular basis
As a part of our March Maintenace Month. This article will discuss ways in which you as a superyacht stewardess can maintain the equipment onboard the yacht to a high standard. Starting with How to Clean a Washing Machine.
Vinegar is like the super cleaning product of the yachting world, and it can be used for all kinds of things. In this article, we will explore some do’s and don’ts of cleaning with vinegar.
Why a superyacht stewardess should not flush tampons down the toilet
The menstruation cycle of a woman is a normal monthly occurrence. However, it is not a topic that is readily discussed amongst men, especially not seafaring men. Nonetheless, in the Superyacht industry, it is the engineers (typically men) who have to sort out the problem when women dispose of their feminine hygiene products in correctly.
Both guests and crew may succumb to seasickness at some point in the journey, so Every Superyacht stewardess will need to know how to clean vomit.
How to Care for Lacquered Wood.
A lacquered wood surface is a surface that has been painted with a resin type substance which leaves the furniture with a hard, highly polished and lustrous surface.
How to Detail Clean a Cabin. Detailing, or detail clean, is to clean the fine points, specifics, technicalities and subject. It means basically to clean thoroughly.
As a Superyacht stewardess, there is just no way of getting around NOT doing the laundry! This is probably not the most glamorous subject to talk about, but it’s a subject that has caused me a lot of grief over the years.
How to Care for Fine Art. Superyacht stewardess requires proficiency in areas of housekeeping, knowledge of fine materials and technical skills associated with the maintenance of a super yacht interior.
Easy Ironing Tips.
In general most people don’t learn to iron properly until they leave home and it is one of those household chores that you either love or hate; furthermore it is a never-ending daily chore that a stewardess must face.
Below are 10 tried and tested ways on how to save time ironing:
How to Clean Glass and Mirrors Whilst Maintaining Your Sanity.
Cleaning glass and mirrors can be a real nightmare. Here are some useful tips that will leave your glass and mirrors streak free and sparkling.
Wardrobe Management. As a super yacht stewardess you should have this routine so well organized that nothing will faze her cool calm demeanor.
We protect our clothes as well as our carpets with the hope that they attract no stains. However, try as we might, accidents can happen and in a flash, we spill juice or coffee on our clothes and rugs.
There are other stains that are more difficult to remove and they include blood and pet urine, which can really stink and mess up our carpets.
Cleaning leather doesn't have to be a difficult task....I believe less is more and if it's just general cleaning then try the method below. Before You Begin. Before you attempt to clean your leather furniture, it is important to determine the type of leather you’re...
The Stewardess Bible
Housekeeping Perfection – Module Three
This book has been written on the premise that the super yacht stewardess requires proficiency in areas of housekeeping, knowledge of fine materials and technical skills associated with the maintenance of a super yacht interior. The super yacht industry demands highly skilled professionals who are able and educated enough to handle such a task.
The book presents the types of expertise required to fulfil the duties of a housekeeping stewardess: housekeeping procedures, yacht operational procedures and technical operations.
Part one is geared towards the managerial aspect of the job, covering the mind-set of a housekeeper, how to stay focused on the job, housekeeping operational procedures and guest relations.
Part two deals with laundry operational procedures, including crew uniform management, equipment maintenance inventory techniques and difficult stain removal.
Part Three and four is dominated by the technical details; discussing in depth the array of materials found in a superyacht interior and how to maintain them.
The Appendix is a collection of tools, tips and tricks that will allow the stewardess to fulfil her duties with ease. Included in this section you will find checklists, sample inventories and work lists.