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Six simple superyacht cocktails you need to make today

Ever feel like you’re in a cocktail rut at about this time of the summer? If you’re sick of serving chilled rosé and prosecco, bored of making G&T’s and looking for something a bit more creative to refresh your guests, read on. The best part is that you ...
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6 Misidentified Truths About The Life Of A Yachtie

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 you properly listen? Probably not. This universal habit of people talking about their jobs and others not listening is true ...
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12 ways to go broke working on a yacht

1. You eat, drink and party like it’s 1999. You just HAAAVE to experience a day in your own private cabana at Nikki Beach with your mates, because you’re tired and need some “me” time after that exhausting charter. Sure, we understand but you do know that there ...
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How to Stay Fit & Healthy this Summer Season

As Summer approaches for yacht crew there will be long hours and sore feet but there will also be beach days and fun nights in exotic ports. Now is the time to think about getting in shape to look our best as well as getting strong for a ...
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You’ve got to go to Antibes International Day of Yoga

Summer in Europe is already hotting up and we can not wait for the season to start. All over the Riveria, calendars are filling up with events and parties so we wanted to make sure that you have this in your diary if you’ll be Antibes next week ...
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Those Modern Classics memberships we told you to buy are running out fast

Two weeks ago, we were thrilled to share with you what we think is the idea of the year: a car club designed exclusively for yacht crew, which would allow you to have access to super cool cars on your time off. Add to that the opportunity to ...
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Seafarers Awareness Week 2017

In 2017, Seafarers UK – a charity established in 1917 to support needy seafarers and their families – will celebrate its 100th anniversary. The charity provides grants to projects and organisations that directly benefit peoples’ lives. In 2016, Seafarers UK donated £2.5 million to over 70 charities in ...
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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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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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