The challenges of catering to elite yachtsmen


Imagine getting paid to travel around the world on a 100-plus-foot luxury yacht.

It's a job that attracts thousands to South Florida every year, said Sue Price, a former crewmember on many of the big yachts. But it's not as glamorous as some might think.

"One stewardess had to find black toilet paper that matched the interior of the boat because of an owner's request. It cost somewhere around $250,000," said Price, who now works as a placement coordinator with Fort Lauderdale-based Crew Unlimited, a yacht crew recruitment website. "It's all about the attention to detail."

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