Charles Crace – Captain

Charles the larger than life English Captain, began his career, starting as a deckhand on a sailboat in the  Mediterranean, quickly realizing the error of his ways he switched over to the more glamorous world of motor yachts, lol, working on yachts up to 245 feet.  Now with a career of over more than 30 years Charles has captained private and charter yachts from the Mediterranean to the Caribbean, and even as far afield as Alaska and Dubai.  Charles is very passionate about his job, and likes to ensure that his guests have the very best cruising experience and will go above and beyond to accommodate guests wishes.

Jeff Price – Chef

Jeff brings with him a vast amount of experience running his own freelance business working with extremely high profile clients and Heads of State. He started cooking at the age of 14 in a small town north of Toronto, Canada and trained originally as a culinary chef and as a pastry chef. From then he has traveled the world on luxury yachts, estates and private islands both cooking and teaching- he would be more then happy to show you anything you would like to cook! In his free time Jeff enjoys diving, shopping, eating out, listening to music and socializing with friends.

Mercedes Thomas – Chief Stewardess

Mercedes was born in London, a true city girl at heart, but knew from an early age she wanted to see the world, and so the yachting world was a perfect career choice.  Now with 20 years experience she brings extensive knowledge to our yacht to ensure our guests the perfect charter experience. From choosing the finest wines to working with the chef to create a culinary and dining experience not to be forgotten.  Mercedes passions in life are animal rescue, hiking in the mountains with her Jack Russell, wine tasting and discovering new restaurants.

Jason Yates – Engineer

Jason comes from Manchester in the North of England. He joined the Royal Navy at the age of 16 as an engineer where he then spent 23 years serving on various ships from aircraft carriers to Type 23 frigates. After the Navy he switched careers to the yachting industry in 2015 to seek new challenges.

With his keen sense of humor and cheerful demeanor, Jason enjoys providing a first class service to the visiting guests. He has visited many countries in his 27 years working at sea yet continues to seek out new places and adventures along the way. His interests include travel, diving, live music and learning to play the guitar badly

Daniel Loong – Deckhand

Daniel grew up in a vibrant surf community on the Gold Coast of Australia. He was extensively involved with the Humpback Whale Conservation programs in Australia, which led to his love and passion for the ocean.  Now in his second season on yachts he is learning new skills daily, but with his already vast knowledge of boats and the ocean he a very enjoyable and capable crew member to have around.

Tamarin Isherwood – Second Stewardess

Tamarin Isherwood is a proud South African from Johannesburg. Having studied Professional Makeup Design & Hair Styling and Photography, her artistic background and keen eye for detail comes through in her personality and service, ensuring that guests on board receive the highest quality of service and the trip of a lifetime whatever the weather.

She joined the yachting industry in 2015 and is always striving to progress within the industry to the best of her abilities. Her hobbies include diving, sport rock climbing, live music, painting and photography – in fact anything involving an artistic flare.

Elani Botes – First Officer

Elani grew up in northern Limpopo Province of South Africa. Situated only 60 miles west of the world renowned Kruger National Park, one of the epicenters of wild life in South Africa.

Her passion for sports, swimming and the outdoors, led to her decision to study for Sports Psychology and graduating with her bachelors degree.

She made her entry into yachting in 2010, and has since worked on both private and charter yachts, cruising Americas East Coast, Bahamas, Caribbean and the Mediterranean. Beginning her career as a Stewardess, but finding her passion on the exterior and in the pilot house, she began dedicating her time to course work, and has cultivated a dream of one day becoming a Captain.

Elani’s ever present smile, dedication and professionalism, contributes to making her one of our favorite crew members.

Kris Burke

Kris is a South Florida native and lifelong vessel operator and fisherman.

Kris has been a licensed captain since 2009, and he has extensively cruised the Bahamas and the Eastern Seaboard.  He is an all-around expert when it comes to the systems serving motor yachts, keeping everyone safe and comfortable at all times. Kris is also a highly experienced sport-fisherman, spear-fisherman and free diver, and he enjoys helping others catch the fish of their lifetime.

Kris will always help to ensure that all guest expectations will be exceeded.