Sunday, July 25, 2021

Stories of Storage Shortages

There are things about boat life that you don't expect. Not unlike living in a tiny house or an RV, storage is at a premium. While it may seem obvious on a smaller boat, even larger mega- and superyachts can have...

Recent Appearance in the Port Townsend Leader

Recently, the Port Townsend Leader printed this article based on an interview they in late March. I thought I'd share it with you. Amy was a fun interviewer (she's new to the...

Introducing Episode 2 of the San Juan Cruise

Well, the moment we've all been waiting for -- at least SOME of you have been waiting for it! Yesterday I did the official release of the...

BTS: Well THIS is gonna cause a problem…

Now that the holidays are over, I've FINALLY had the opportunity to start reviewing the TONS of video and photo content we shot during the San Juan Cruise. To give you an...

My first ever online class!

Great online, on-demand class for how to find wild mushrooms

You want Oysters…WTF?

So, this is a true story. It's not HORRENDOUS, but it does highlight some of the challenges that are inherent in my job. "Private chef," by definition, is that you get whatever...

Sharing a Sacred Moment

Mom & Baby Porpoise at Ford's Terror There are times in my job that an event, nothing short of magical, occurs. You can't predict it, you might...

Episode 1: The San Juan Cruise (Day 1 – almost)

Well, after months of planning and preparing, we were finally poised for the actual shoot. We were headed to Anacortes to meet the boat, do the final provisioning and get ready...

Nature’s Splendor in Black & White

While cruising in Alaska, we came across a pod of Orcas and the video we shot is amazing.

Problems? What Problems?

This may not be politically correct theses days, but I find myself using lines from movies to describe where I am in the process of bringing ShipboardChef to life. This morning, the...

Tenakee Eagle Tries to Steal my Salmon!

This is one of those, you gotta be there to believe moments. Even now, two years later, I can't believe it happened. I have NEVER been so close to an eagle in...

“The World” Travels…the World!

Years ago, I was in Nanaimo, British Columbia, where the yacht I was on was moored for a week or so. One morning, when I woke early to go crabbing before...

Delivery to Seattle – WTF Part II

In the second part of the dramatic yacht delivery story, I share more weather drama as we continue north.

A Look Back to How it All Began

I had a singular moment over Mother's Day weekend where I really reflected on how things have changed in my life. In May, 2013, I finally gave myself the Mother's Day...

Delivery to Seattle – WTF Part I

As I alluded to in the last post, my delivery adventure definitely became an adventure before very long. Having only limited "yachting" experience previously and all of that as an owner's guest,...

And so it begins…

This is the inaugural post of The Making of the Shipboard Chef. This blog will chronicle how this show came to be, the steps I go through to bring this from concept to reality. Once...

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