A guide to yacht crew uniforms and crew clothing
The change of the yachting season and the state of the crew's current clothing suggests that it’s time for a new order of yacht crew uniforms and crew clothing, but where should you start?
Although ordering yacht crew uniforms may seem a straightforward task - based on selecting a common colour and standard fit, there is actually a lot to consider and a lot of people to please when designing and ordering new crew uniforms. Yachting Pages provides a complete guide to yacht crew uniforms and crew clothing, helping the busy stew or stewardess to select a reputable supplier, before navigating the design and ordering process, and tackling its on-going care and maintenance.
As superyacht owner or charter guests step aboard a superyacht to be greeted by the yacht’s crew, the very first thing they will notice is the appearance and demeanour of the crew. Yachting Pages presents a guide to choosing reputable superyacht uniform suppliers, with tips for shortlisting providers to create beautiful uniforms.
Superyacht uniforms should be smart yet practical, fitting to the crew as well as the carpentry and joinery fit to the yacht’s interior. The choice of colours, fabrics and designs therefore become a critical decision for the chief stew or interior manager, so Yachting Pages spoke to leading uniform providers about the latest trends and technologies in the crew uniform sector.
With crew uniforms facing some extreme conditions and extended wear on board, the ordering and replacement of uniform almost becomes a continual task for chief stews and their interior crew. With lots to consider when ordering new uniforms, Yachting Pages spoke to industry experts to guide yachties through the process.
Uniform management is a large and important part of a stew's role on board, and one that can often be a difficult undertaking. With uniform often far from the minds of the exterior crew, and chances for many rips, stains and misplacements, a stew's job is never done. Yachting Pages looks at uniform management on board a superyacht.