Portfolio of Articles

A Few of My Favorites

From the serious to the silly, factual pieces and opinions, please have a scroll through some of my previously published articles and feel free to get in touch for more.

Don't Blame the Millennials!


It’s a safe assumption to say that the new younger generation coming into yachting is very, very different to the old salty sea dog crowd....

Gay and Bi Crew


Gay and bi crew are a minority in the yachting industry, so I put the question out there to the community to tell me about their personal experiences.  I am extremely happy (and actually relieved) to report that although there were a number of negative stories, the firm majority were positive.

Women in Yachting


Long regarded as "old school" in its approach to gender equality, how do we address the imbalance in the yachting industry, and improve female crew retention?

Long Distance Relationships


How do we cope with working apart from our loved ones? Be it on separate yachts or when one is ashore?

The Perils of Boozing at Sea


That wonderful feeling of waking up the morning after a spontaneously savage night with a vile hangover and having to put your game face on...

Animals Onboard!


What happens when the boss brings his/her furry (or feathered) friends with them for their boating trip? Chaos usually...

Cocaine in the Yachting Industry


The drug of choice for those with spare cash, why is cocaine so rife in the yachting industry?

How to Get Fired


So, I was asked the question, “What constitutes a sackable offense in yachting” the other day; crikey what a broad topic but let’s see what we come up with!

Sexual Harassment - Part One


Tackling sexual harassment in the yachting industry during a time when the #metoo movement gains momentum.



Everyone experiences good and bad days, ups and downs… but sometimes those negative feelings just won’t go away. If that’s the case, you, or someone you know or work with, could be suffering from depression.

Harrassment Part Two - What About The Boys?


Exploring sexist and bullying behaviour towards our male crew members.

Sleep Deprivation


You work on a yacht, so sleep deprivation is all part of the job right? Hmm... but at what cost?

Electro Magnetic Fields


Getting my geek on here for a piece about EMF exposure.

Social Media Onboard Superyachts


It's a fact of life - everyone is always connected in one form another, but how do superyachts tackle privacy rights and rules?


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