Archives by: Gemma Harris

Gemma Harris

About the author

I am Gemma, I am 26 years old and I always struggle to answer the “where do you see yourself in 5 years” interview question.As a crew member on a 30m luxury sailing yacht, I travel the world’s oceans and as a freelance travel writer I do this with my laptop and camera in close proximity.Follow me on Instagram - click here.

Gemma Harris Posts

8 things you miss when you work on a superyacht

The Crew Mess
If you work on a superyacht you have to admit we have it pretty good… but after long periods at sea, particularly at this time of year (I’m ...
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6 things to do in Panama City (that don’t involve the canal)

Wanderlust
Somehow this city at the heart of international shipping tends to get overlooked within Central American travel. If you are headed to Panama City – either with the ...
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6 Misidentified Truths About The Life Of A Yachtie

The Crew Mess
When a friend or family member starts talking about their job, explaining the nitty gritty details of, for example, being an insurance broker in the city – do ...
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Underrated: 5 reasons to visit Scotland

SCOTLAND
Off the Beaten Track
As popular cruising spots become inundated, there is increasing interest to identify the road less travelled. As the world gets smaller, destinations that tend to stay in the ...
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5 things yachties take for granted

yachties
The Crew Mess
Like any other job in the non-superyacht world or ‘real world’ as some like to call it, there are pros and cons. Missing your home creature comforts, land-based ...
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A crew member’s guide to making the most of time-off

The Crew Mess Wanderlust
I like to compare country-hopping to speed-dating. Speed-dating can either make for an enjoyable or a dire night out. Can meeting lots of new people in one night ...
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10 tell-tale signs you work on a superyacht

work on a superyacht
The Crew Mess
Living on the high seas in the midst of a billionaire’s hangout can give you the most distinctive of personality traits. Who can relate to any (if not ...
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