Lifestyle

Reclaiming the Galley Without Boiling Over

Question: Ben, Chef 33: “My galley seems to have become the new favourite space for everyone to hang out and chat. If it’s not the stews gossiping in the pantry, it’s the deckies or Captain coming in for a chat and asking what’s for dinner. Sometimes crew start congregating about …

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5 Keys to Hosting a Great Party

The day of the party arrives. You know that all your advanced planning and preparation will make logistics go smoothly. Now it is time to be a host. You want your guests to feel they wouldn’t mind if the party went on forever. What makes a good host? How do …

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What Safety Training Do Cabin Crew Undergo?

In my last article I discussed the importance of safety training for anybody tasked with working onboard a private aircraft. I am often asked what training do Cabin Crew actually go through? Cabin Crew working in commercial operations in Europe have to complete an Attestation of Cabin Crew, this is …

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What Does The Perfect Yacht Look Like?

Not an easy question. What kind of cars do you like, how do you like to dress, what do you do in your spare time? Those are easier questions and a couple of handfuls of similar ones should give a designer a fair idea of what you’re looking for in …

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Family Office Security Training

In one of my previous articles, I wrote about the advantages and disadvantages of an in-house Security Manager as part of a household staff, compared to out-sourcing the requirement. Since then, we have received numerous emails and requests for a less ‘black and white’ solution, which does of course exist. …

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The Need for Safety Training in Private Aviation

In the last article I delved into the need for food safety training, following on from that, I wanted to give serious thought to the issue of proper safety and emergency procedures training. As you may well be aware commercial flight attendants go through rigorous safety training it can take …

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Holidays At Sea

In the blink of an eye, Christmas cheer is upon us as yachts big and small are migrating toward the Caribbean turquoise waters, mimicking the flocks of geese headed south for the winter season. Spending the holidays in the Caribbean is a welcome dream to those of us who have …

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