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During my final semester at University, I told my best friend, “I think I’m going to do this whole yachting thing!” She replied with “When do we go?” Over seven years later I’m still traveling around the world, enjoying adventure and friendships as a Super Yacht Chief Stewardess.
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Hey, I’m Gemma.

Vancouver girl with a heart for community, obsession with baked goods, and love of yachting. Striving to help as many yachties as possible to find a balance between work & travel.

Join me as I share stories from incredible women around the world — all on a mission to build a stronger yachting community. The Yacht Stew is here to serve YOU! From Chief Stew to New Crew, and everything that pops up in-between, I have you covered.

Cabin Deco


As someone who gets giddy over the finer details, I knew I simply had to take some time to make our Cabin feel like home. The boat provides the linen, mattress & towelling, but what about a beautiful throw blanket or dainty lights that create the perfect glow? I’m sharing my favourite & easy peasy ways of make a Cabin feel like HOME!

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Working With Family

Working With Family

A few years ago I started following a Stewardess called Arina on Instagram! Over the years we would be docked next to each other in beautiful Birish Columbia, Canada, but sadly, we never had the chance to meet in person. As luck would have it, a little over a year ago...

The Interior Dynamic Duo

The Interior Dynamic Duo

Today on the blog, I am delighted to interview my good friends Inge & Paige. I worked with Paige last year during her first yachting season! {Curious as to what her first season of yachting was like!? Click HERE to read the post we did together last year!) Shortly...

From Stew to Chef

From Stew to Chef

Being onboard yachts we are all so fortunate to have our meals prepared for us. I have tried various delicacies onboard that I may of never tasted otherwise. The whole idea of the Chief Stew testing the guest food so she can further explain it to the guests is...

Dealing with Stress & Anxiety onboard

Dealing with Stress & Anxiety onboard

Today's topic is something that's near & dear to my heart. Working onboard yachts is a pressure cooker environment and at some point, we all deal with excessive stress. I am totally in the group of people who are slight workaholics, and in the past, I have...

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