Yacht steward/ess tips
A key aspect of the steward/ess role is their attention to detail. This position requires forward thinking, so providing a service before the guest makes the request and to anticipate events before they happen. Most importantly, you must exhibit the ability to discreetly serve guests in a luxury manner. Read these expert guides on how to become the best stew the industry has ever seen.
Provided by the Professional Yacht Association (PYA), GUEST stands for ‘Guidelines for Unified Excellence Service Training’ and offers stewards and stewardesses a clear training route, leading to an industry recognised certificate of competence issued by the PYA.
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When first considering the running of a superyacht it is often the large things that come to mind. However, to the chartering guest, it is often the small things that make the real difference to their overall experience.
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Travelling the world and playing host to many a guest, cleaning a superyacht is no easy task for a yacht’s crew. Whether routine cleaning and maintenance is posing a problem aboard, or removing markings and stains from around the yacht’s furnishings and upholstery after a big party or event is proving a difficult task, Yachting Pages details crew tips for cleaning the vessel.
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Nothing looks or feels better than a freshly made bed, with clean, crisp duvet covers, tucked in so tight they could almost be mistaken for a trampoline. Choosing the perfect bed linen to create such beauty can be difficult.
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When berthed in the local marina and ready to explore the surrounding areas, choosing a limousine or private car company to co-ordinate excursions is a popular choice for superyacht owners and guests. There are many specialist...
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With superyachts being one of the most luxurious assets to own, it is key to ensure that the interior design reflects this. Flowers are a fantastic way to add natural beauty to room. View Yachting Pages' floristry tips for expert advice on different flower types, unique ways to prolong them and the latest trends seen on board superyachts the world over.
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Yacht laundry is just one of the revolving daily tasks that must be undertaken on board a superyacht, requiring much more hard work and due diligence than many first think. Yachting Pages presents a guide to superyacht laundry, offering tips and tricks for the busy stew or stewardess undertaking on-board laundry for guests and crew.
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Presentation is key on board a yacht, whether it’s the crew, the yacht interior, furnishings or the flooring; the look, feel and style is paramount to the on-board experience and in reflecting the owner’s unique personality and tastes.
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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? Yachting Pages provides a complete guide to yacht crew uniforms, helping the busy stew or stew to select a reputable supplier, before navigating the design and ordering process, and tackling its on-going care and maintenance.
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