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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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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...

How to communicate with the Chef!

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I am overjoyed to feature one of the industries TOP Head Chefs & a very dear friend of mine today. Bianca & I worked together in 2015, while on a yacht based in Canada. We went on many double dates together with our now hubbies & I even took them to their...

Tips for GLOWING skin

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It's the final day of Beauty Week & I am just in awe of the response we have had this past week. So many incredible women have reached out to me about finding more confidence when doing their makeup with guests on or took time for themselves this week. Today I've...

R&R Face Masks

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Happy Thursday! Today our Beauty guru's are going to be focusing on my favorite topic - FACE MASKS! If you follow my Instagram, you'll know that I'm a firm believer in self-care Mondays. For me, that means a face-mask, herbal tea, Gilmore Girl reruns, comfy pj's, dark...

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