• Ten Things I Didn't Know: Dockwalking is Fun!

    Posted: 28th March 2014 | Written by: Nikki Ridley

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    I thought I knew a lot about yachting when I made the decision to join the hordes in Antibes. I suspected dockwalking was a thing to be feared and that I was immune to seasickness.
  • Stew Tips: The Dreaded Orchids

    Posted: 24th March 2014 | Written by: Isobel Odendaal

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    Most stews have had to look after those dreaded Phalaenopsis orchids. This month’s column is dedicated to tips for keeping them alive for longer than the guests’ arrival day.
  • Ten Things I Didn't Know: Yacht Origami

    Posted: 7th March 2014 | Written by: Lauren Williams

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    To kick off the new '10 Things' series from OnboardOnline, Lauren Williams tells us 10 things she didn't know before joining yachting, starting with the wonder that is toilet paper origami.
  • Introducing the Stew Tips Column

    Posted: 21st February 2014 | Written by: OnboardOnline with Isobel Odendaal

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    Steward/esses, as a group, have a huge amount of knowledge when it comes to solving problems on board, but are often unable to take advantage of each other’s experience.
  • Cabin Fever

    Posted: 2nd February 2014 | Written by: Jo Morgan

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    If someone had asked my teenage self where I expected to be living in my 30’s, it’s unlikely I would have said I was aiming for a bunk-bed situation.
  • What Floats Your Boat?

    Posted: 30th October 2013 | Written by: Paula Herbert

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    Some people are sailing yacht people, others are motor yacht people, but rarely is someone both. In fact a (mostly) friendly rivalry runs through the water between these two worlds. Each has perceptions about the other; perceptions based in both myth and reality.
  • Stewardesses: Keep Calm and Drink Tea

    Posted: 25th September 2013 | Written by: Mrs Steele

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    Chief stewardesses often get a bad wrap for nagging and over-reactions to trivialities. But, as Mrs Steele argues, sometimes you just have to stand your ground.
  • Top Tips- Bed Linens

    Posted: 24th September 2013 | Written by: The Cabin Shop

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    Charter guests and owners will use, touch and sleep in the linens on board. They will notice and appreciate luxurious softness, but will also remark on scratchy towels or bed linen. The interior of the cabins need to make a great initial impact and quality linens are essential to continue that sensation. Here are some tips to select and care for your onboard linens.
  • The End of Uniformity

    Posted: 12th September 2013 | Written by: Paula Herbert

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    10 years ago, choice in yacht uniforms was limited. The fit mattered, but not how uniforms matched the yacht or the personality of the crew. Fortunately, as the industry evolves, suppliers are pushing the boundaries, with fashion and personalization now being almost as important as functionality in crew clothing.
  • Gin Cocktails for Connoisseurs

    Posted: 6th September 2013 | Written by: Andy Ives, Bar Life UK

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    Tired of serving the same old cocktails? Ever thought of garnishing a cocktail with a sprig of lavender and a macaron? Do sherbet, olive oil and pink peppercorns feature in your cocktail repertoire? In the first of his series for OnboardOnline, Andy Ives of Bar Life UK brings us five award-winning gin cocktails to impress the boss.
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