The Superyacht Stewardess Blog
An old superyacht needs some refurbishment. You can either decide to refit or rebuild. A lot is needed during this time. Resources have to be utilized effectively. This means that time and money are managed efficiently. At the end of the project, the superyacht will...
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…..
This is one of those subjects that is very involved and requires a lot of training to master. In fact, it takes years to become a master sommelier.
As a superyacht stewardess, you do not need to go to such lengths, however, you are required to have a good foundation on this topic.
Wine Basics – For The Superyacht Stewardess. The following article just scratches the surface of this vast subject. Please comment below if you would like to see more content like this.
Roses are one of the most beautiful, traditional and lovely smelling fragrance flowers that you can admire in any garden.
Superyacht Crew Hierarchy. Have you ever wonder about the organisation structure of a superyacht? The above article gives a broad generalisation of the hierarchical structure. The organisational structure on board a superyacht can best be described as being top-down and strongly hierarchical.
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.
How to Take Care of an Orchid. As a Superyacht Stewardess, you will be required to take care of many flowers and plants onboard.
Jo Loves & Le Labo product review. The beautiful Ruth from Superyacht luxury sent me some delicious luxury beauty products to reviews for you all.
How to set up a luxury dinner on the beach. As a Superyacht stewardess, providing a luxury dining experience on the sand is one way, which will create lasting memories for your guests
The Stewardess Bible reviews the Bamford Geranium Collection.
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.
How to Write a Good Letter of Recommendation.As a chief stewardess or interior manager, you will/may be required to write a letter of recommendation for your departing interior crew member.
Conflict Resolution. More than any other business, the Superyacht industry markets itself to the individualized needs of their clients. It is one of the few industries that are attuned to adequate customer experience.
The Social Systems On Board a Superyacht. A superyacht is a unique environment whereby the crew live, work and play together for months on end. The services that the crew provide range from safety and vessel operations to luxury hospitality services.
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.
BVLGARI: Eau Parfumeé au the’ bleu – Product Review by The Stewardess Bible. This product is pure luxury. It is the “thoroughbred horse” of the cosmetics world, with a mature and elegant appearance. It would absolutely look at home on board a Superyacht.
Mindfulness & The Superyacht Stewardess.The Superyacht industry is truly a unique place to work, and as such you can easily get swept up in the drama that can be associated with living in a bubble.
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.
The Power of a Smile In Guest Service. As a superyacht stewardess, you will have to go to great lengths to ensure that your guests feel comfortable, happy and if need be RIGHT!
Taxi Etiquette for Global Travellers. You may think this is a pretty straight forward thing to do, but did you know that each country has different etiquette rules when hailing a taxi!
As a superyacht chief stewardess, you will often need to work on several projects at once, therefore efficient planning and organisation are the most important skills that you have
A good cup of coffee is like warm liquid gold, and as a superyacht stewardess, learning how to make a great cup of coffee is like one of the many things in life that “you just have to know”.
Simple table settings are just that simple 🙂 They are elegant, simple and beautiful; and as an added bonus will save you loads of time and energy…
Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Leave Your Job.
As a super yacht stewardess, occasionally you will encounter a situation in which you do not have a particular spirit or you run out of the necessary ingredients that are required for a cocktail.
Here are some guidelines for acceptable substitution of ingredients:
How to Manage Superyacht Crew Uniform A lot of companies provide their staff with uniform workwear, especially if they have to perform some physical tasks or be in constant contact with guest and this is so true with superyacht crew. Uniforms can make work personnel...
We all know that superyacht stewardesses are fabulous shoppers, however you may need a little help from time to time with some designer advice and creative help. An Interview with Gemma Weir – Creative Director of Gillian Weir Ltd.
What Does A Super Yacht Stewardess Do? A superyacht stewardess wears many hats, think housekeeper, waitress, safety officer, guest relations, butler, laundress, florist and well-groomed hostess.
The Interview Process: Selecting the “Right” Stewardess. While “want to be yachties” are walking the docks and putting their best smile forward in interviews, you as the Chief stewardess/interior manager, also bear some responsibility for the success of the recruiting process…
Patience and The Superyacht Stewardess. When dealing with billionaires, many of whom are staking their reputations on the smooth operation of their superyacht while their guests are on board, the word “no” is not in your vocabulary.Demanding guests and difficult crew are just a few elements that a Superyacht stewardess must learn to take in her stride.
The Super Yacht Stewardess & Conflict Management.“Conflict usually occurs when two or more individuals demonstrate differing needs, and can occur between employees, management and customers.
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.
Russians are big spenders in the world of the Mega yachts, with more and more billionaires buying up BIG every year. Here are 5 Things You Need to Know About Your Russian Guests.
Time Management: A skill every superyacht stewardess must learn to master. The life of a superyacht stewardess is incredibly busy with many tasks demanding her attention seemingly all at once
The Role of Etiquette in our Society
The Difference Between Food Service Styles. Broadly speaking, there are five types of service that a stewardess is required to competently master.
The Challenges Women Face In Male-Dominated Professions. According to recent studies, 4 out of every 5 women who work in male-dominated trade experience varying levels of discrimination at work, and sometimes, even outside the work area after office hours
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.