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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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