Operating in the Bahamas
Master Bath Jacuzzi Tub
Lower Foyer Aft
Starboard Guest Stateroom
Port Guest Stateroom
Willem holds a Yacht Master Ocean CoC, Bahama Commercial License and is a Qualified Mechanical Engineer. With his keen interest in the ocean and engineering, he found the ideal match in the yachting industry where he has been active as captain and engineer on yachts. Previous yachts include SY Bossi, SY Osler, MY Dulce Vita, MY Second Star, MY Dream On.
Cruising areas include African East and West Coasts, Madagascar, South Africa, US SE coast, Bahamas and the Caribbean. Willem’s hobbies are sailing, spear fishing, scuba diving and golf
Johan grew up in the coastal towns of South Africa. Water sports, in particular competitive sailing was part of his day to day life. His love for the sea and sailing, lead him to becoming Commodore of the Mossel Bay Yacht and Boat club for a number of years. Johan decided to travel and explore the world, and started his yachting career in the New England, USA, as crew member aboard sailing yachts. Johan spent most of the last two years on the busy Charter Yacht, M/Y My My My, before taking a break to further his Maritime studies. He joined M/Y Marbella II as First Mate in August 2017.
Johan pays great attention to detail and takes pride in the presentation of a well maintained yacht. Safety is his main priority, yet he really enjoys the interaction with guests, and making them feel comfortable whether on the yacht or during excursions.
Johan enjoys sailing, fishing and golfing in his spare time.
Chef Yvonne was the youngest of 4 kids, growing up on a small town on the countryside of South Africa. Everything on the farm they used for cooking was fresh grown ingredients, from vegetables to meat, fruit and even milk. Her love and passion for cooking and baking came from a very young age while cooking with and learning from her Mother.
After completing various courses at Kulunya Culinary Institute, she was chef her own Health Day Spa and Masekier Game Lodge in South Africa. She then embarked on her journey into the yachting world, where she has been a Chef for more than 4 years. Chef Yvonne thrives on experiencing and learning about various and diverse taste preferences from clients served on board.
Her goal is to ensure that our guest have a memorable experience in the delicate taste of food same as what she experienced as a kid growing up on the farm.