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This car club for yacht crew could be the best thing we’ve seen all year

So we think we just stumbled upon one of the most unbelievable investment schemes for yacht crew we’ve ever seen. Picture this. You’ve just landed at Gatwick for a long-awaited break. One month off to relax, visit friends and have some downtime after the busy Med charter season. ...
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yachties
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5 things yachties take for granted

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 fun, friends and family? Here are some things to remember. A post shared by YachtieWorld (@yachtieworld) on May 16, 2017 ...
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A crew member’s guide to making the most of time-off

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 be exciting? Or is spending your night making quick-fire conversation at random people completely agonising? With limited time off in ...
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work on a superyacht
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10 tell-tale signs you work on a superyacht

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 all) of these? 1. You have some form of OCD Living in this luxury, well-maintained bubble has turned you obsessive. ...
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yacht agent
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6 little-known services yacht agents can impress you with

Image source: Work on a superyacht. Yacht agents are undoubtedly some of the hardest working people in the yachting industry; they make miracles happen shore side especially when you’ve gotten a last-minute request, and it needs to be done pronto. Sure, you know one in every port ready ...
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The best gym equipment for yacht crew with limited space

Keeping fit on board whilst being cooped up in a small space with very little spare time isn’t an easy task. So how can you keep fit whilst working on board a superyacht? We spoke to Gym Marine, the superyacht gym experts, for some advice on the best ...
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Snow Bonanza 2017
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Last Chance to make it to Snow Bonanza 2017

What? Looking forward to the Riviera Yacht Support Snow Bonanza, Friday 3rd March at @auron_officiel . Thanks for all the DM's, if you have a snowsports brand or outdoor gear product you want to get in front of superyacht crew at this event there's still time to donate ...
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Mannequin challenge superyacht
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Is This The Best Mannequin Challenge Attempt in Yachting?

  OK, we know that we’re a bit late to the Mannequin Challenge party… But for anyone who doesn’t already know, the mannequin challenge is (or was) the latest viral craze to take the internet by storm. Unlike many other challenges of internet past, this one doesn’t seem ...
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crew ski weekend
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The Vilanova Grand Marina Crew Ski Weekend is just a few days away…

Vilanova Grand Marina, just a short 20-minute drive from Barcelona, is a favourite winter berth location for the superyacht industry.  Throughout the winter months, the marina takes expert care of its crew with special events, professional development opportunities, and local excursions, and this winter is no different. This ...
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10 everyday products that have god-like status on a superyacht

THIS POST ORIGINALLY APPEARED ON GYMMARINE.COM Keeping your boss’ yacht clean and sparkling is one of the most challenging yet rewarding jobs on the high seas. It becomes an obsession and a passion for many yacht crew; for whom cleaning has become a form of art. Of course, ...
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