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Been too long!

Thursday, 28 Oct 2010 | Views [408]

Hi all, its been a while since I wrote last but things have been ticking along nicely here. I think our season is pretty much over since our last trip was to the monaco boat show which was a good couple of days with the owner. He checked out a few boats ... Read more >

Lowkey Update

Friday, 17 Sep 2010 | Views [347]

So its been a while but nothing over the top special has happened but its still been wicked and im loving the job. the last two weeks we have just been working/chilling round the boat. get up for work at around 8 and weve been finishing at around 2pm ... Read more >

Road trip weekend

Monday, 6 Sep 2010 | Views [393]

So after a week of being back from the trip with the guests I decided I wanted to head away for the weekend and start the weekend missions. The week was really cruisey and we finished at 3pm most days with the hardest thing we did during the week being ... Read more >

Docked up in France!

Sunday, 29 Aug 2010 | Views [400]

Ok so after our night docked in monaco and managing to head out for a few beers with the boys we headed over to St Tropez which is down the coast past Cannes. St Tropez is like another Porto Cervo. Plenty of money around and people that like showing ... Read more >

Corsica and Sardinia - We meet again!

Friday, 20 Aug 2010 | Views [433] | Comments [1]

Ok so having most of the guests leave the boat and only 3 stay onboard we left Sicily and it was decided that the weather was not going to be very good for the trip to Croastia which is a bit of a bummerd so instead the remaining guests wanted to slowly ... Read more >

Napoli & first day with the guests

Tuesday, 3 Aug 2010 | Views [454]

So after Ischia we left for Napoli in Italy and spent the day detailing the boat and getting it ready for the boss when he arrives. Wasnt too much of a mission as we had kept the boat pretty clean but things had to be spotless. Napoli (Naples) has a ... Read more >

Photos: Bonifacio, Corsica

Friday, 23 Jul 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Bonifacio, Corsica

Friday, 23 Jul 2010 | Views [588]

Ok so havent accomplished much in the last few days in the way of work! We left Portorotondo and headed for Bonifacio in Corsica as the boss has left for probably about a week. Weve been here three nights already and all three have been loose! Day we ... Read more >

The boss has gone

Monday, 19 Jul 2010 | Views [356]

Well after a couple of long hard days with very little sleep, the owner has left the boat for now. Ive heard he will be back in a week or so, but noone is certain. Last few days have been up at 5 or 6am starting with a quick wash down and shammy of the ... Read more >

Photos: Season starter - Sardinia

Friday, 16 Jul 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Friday, 16 Jul 2010 | Views [254]

We arrived in Sardinia the 14th after a 12 or so hour trip. The trip from France was all good and got to have a watch duty. The stuff from the Superyacht course I did in Nelson is starting to all come back to me which is good, especially the rope handling ... Read more >

We are ready to go!

Tuesday, 13 Jul 2010 | Views [280]

SO the weekend was good! After the first day of work on frid we had the weekend off as we normally get when the owners arent on board. Rochelle and I decided we would go to Cannes for a night to check it out. Ended up being quite a big one and we went ... Read more >

First day, and now the weekend off

Saturday, 10 Jul 2010 | Views [306] | Comments [1]

Well first day was all good. Got up nice and early and started at 8am. sis a quick wash down and shammy and then mucked around for the day polishing and just doing work around the boat. Was scorching hot. We have crew tshirts we wear and shorts when ... Read more >

Im on a boat!!

Friday, 9 Jul 2010 | Views [404]

Well, after four days of day work this week onboard Sirona III, eating well and working hard I got a voice message today while working. Rang it back quickly and ended up geting an interview straight after work today, Rushed back to the crew house, showered, ... Read more >

Photos: Yachts and misc

Tuesday, 6 Jul 2010 | Photo Gallery

everyday here in Riviera
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Good start to the week!

Tuesday, 6 Jul 2010 | Views [279]

Monday 5th July Weekend was pretty eventful and relaxing knowing that I had a weeks work lined up! Went out in Antibes both nights, both were goo nights, busy as usual and spent the days lazing around the beach. Had a sweet bbq with a group of kiwi ... Read more >

Friday night update

Saturday, 3 Jul 2010 | Views [395]

Well today was quite chilled and but a good day. Got up early and hit the docks in Antibes just down the road. Handed out several cv's but no daywork from it. Seems that alot of the boat had left or were out on charters but still good getting the cv ... Read more >

too much work!

Thursday, 1 Jul 2010 | Views [345]

So yesterday the 29th June I had some work lined up with a captain to help clean his apartment that he owns here in antibes, and also had a call the night before for me to go back to Tugatsu for another day but had already said yes for the job with the ... Read more >

Photos: Monaco - Monte Carlo

Tuesday, 29 Jun 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Good day in Monaco

Tuesday, 29 Jun 2010 | Views [272]

So time for an update, Yesterday (sunday) was pretty unproductive as theres no real point dockwalking on sundays im told so I spent the morning pretty seedy after saturday night. doz of beer and a bottle of win comes to about 6 euros sooo was a good ... Read more >

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