Engineer – Benjamin Hodkinson

Engineer – Benjamin Hodkinson

(ROTATIONAL) From the age of 8, Ben has been immersed in the world of sailing, racing competitively and exploring the depths of the sea. Ben has been working on yachts for twenty years predominantly, as a Chief Engineer. Engineering has always been a fascination –...
Chef – Helgi Olafson

Chef – Helgi Olafson

(ROTATIONAL) Helgi was born in Canada and raised there until the age of 6, when he moved with his parents and older brother to The Big Island of Hawaii. When Helgi turned 13, he moved with his mom and his brother to Sarasota, Florida to attend Pine View School for the...
3rd Stewardess – Candice Preston

3rd Stewardess – Candice Preston

Candice was born and grew up in the Coastal South African city of Durban. After graduating high school, she decided to pursue her career as a stewardess onboard a yacht, and thus earned her stew qualification in September of 2021, making her way to Fort Lauderdale. A...
Chef – Phil Browning

Chef – Phil Browning

(ROTATIONAL) Chef Phil began his career in Shropshire, England. At the age of 12, he worked
 as a part-time dishwasher after school. By the time he was 15, he was hired as
 a Sous Chef of a two Rosette restaurant.

 After training in England, Phil became a citizen of...
Captain – David Sloate

Captain – David Sloate

Born and raised in southern California, David has been around the water all his life. He started his boating career when he was 15 years old going fishing anytime he could. He received his first Coast Guard license at the age of 22 and has been running boats ever...
Engineer – Fanie Oosthuizen

Engineer – Fanie Oosthuizen

(ROTATIONAL) Fanie was born in Zimbabwe but grew up in the small town of Nelspruit that borders the Kruger National Park in South Africa. He was working as an equipment analyst in a paper mill when, in 2000, an engineer friend introduced him to the yachting industry....