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When your values are being compromised

When your values are being compromised

Q: When your Values are at Risk of Being Compromised  Anonymous, Captain, 42 I’ve recently resigned from a Captain’s position as I couldn’t accept a recent change of policies. I was asked to fire my really great crew, who were to be replaced by crew from the...
Q: Girls on Deck: How to get Hired?!

Q: Girls on Deck: How to get Hired?!

Q: Girls on Deck: how to get hired?! (Amanda, 25, Aspiring Deckhand) “I’m trying to get a deck job, but the fact I’m female seems to be a massive problem! No-one takes me seriously and people keep telling me ‘go the stewardessing route and try again later”. I’ve...
How Do you Manage a Sexist Culture Onboard?

How Do you Manage a Sexist Culture Onboard?

Q:How Do you Manage a Sexist Culture OnBoard? “I come from a family of mostly girls, and went to an all-girl boarding school before becoming a yacht stewardess. Maybe I’m just sheltered, but I have never heard men speak about women so disrespectfully as they do on...
Am I too Old for Yachting?

Am I too Old for Yachting?

Q: Am I too old for yachting? (Jess, 42, stew) “I’m a 42 year old woman who wants to get into yachting as a stewardess. From what I hear, this is pretty rare… it seems to be a young person’s game, particularly for stews. I don’t want to be discouraged though, as I had...