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8 superyacht crew members share their most extreme requests

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    Superyacht crew members have to meet every expectation of
    superyacht owners and guests.
  
  Business Insider recently polled 
    superyacht crew members to find out some of the most
    extreme requests they've received.
  
  From last-minute helicopter trips to flying in soda to a
  remote island, here's what they had to say.
  
  
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  Working on a 
  superyacht is grueling. 

  There are long hours, lots of cleaning, and demanding guests and
  owners.

  Business Insider recently polled 
  superyacht crew members to get an inside look at life on
  board. When asked for the strangest request they've ever received
  from a guest or owner, some didn't have much to say. As one
  electronic technical officer on a 223-foot yacht put it, "Guests
  can be really boring."

  But others had several stories to share.

  
    Read more: 
  9 superyacht crew members share what it's really like working for
  a billionaire on board

  When people are paying millions to run the yacht or hundreds of
  thousands to charter it out for a week, they expect to get their
  money's worth - and everything they want.

  That leaves many superyacht crew members running around trying to
  meet the highest expectations. From the funny to the ridiculous
  to the tedious, here are some of the strangest requests they've
  received on the job.

  Note: Business Insider was able to verify each crew member's
  identity, but we refrained from publishing their full names to
  protect their privacy.

Working on a superyacht is grueling.

There are long hours, lots of cleaning, and demanding guests and owners.

Business Insider recently polled superyacht crew members to get an inside look at life on board. When asked for the strangest request they've ever received from a guest or owner, some didn't have much to say. As one electronic technical officer on a 223-foot yacht put it, "Guests can be really boring."

But others had several stories to share.

Read more: 9 superyacht crew members share what it's really like working for a billionaire on board

When people are paying millions to run the yacht or hundreds of thousands to charter it out for a week, they expect to get their money's worth - and everything they want.

That leaves many superyacht crew members running around trying to meet the highest expectations. From the funny to the ridiculous to the tedious, here are some of the strangest requests they've received on the job.

Note: Business Insider was able to verify each crew member's identity, but we refrained from publishing their full names to protect their privacy.

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