Kim Woodey has over nine years’ experience working on board large motor yachts, cruising both well-known and far-flung regions of the world.
Having worked predominantly as Chief Stewardess and Purser on both private and charter vessels, she has been involved in all aspects of the daily running of the vessels, as well as, refit and new build projects.
She knows first-hand the challenges her students may face. Drawing on her previous experience as a teacher, Kim is ideally suited to provide a relaxed yet focused environment helping her students gain an in-depth understanding of the highest levels of service, housekeeping and organisation.
Following University, Vanessa, managed a Solent-based charter company for three years, assisting them in the development of their corporate business, facilitating team-building and demonstrating strong leadership skills. She went on to successfully work as deck/stew progressing to chief stewardess, a role she held for over seven years. Vanessa eventually formed a professional crew recruitment and yacht services company ashore in England, with continuing success. With her expert knowledge of the yachting industry Vanessa is a valuable member of our Interior training team.