Operating in the Caribbean and the Bahamas
Anchored just off the beach
Comfy lounging on the foredeck
Dine alfresco on the aft deck
Flybridge sun lounging area
Flybridge helm station and guest seating
Stern seating with the tender abaft
Alfresco dining on the aft deck
Dragonfly's spacious lounge and saloon
Queen guest suite
Master queen guest suite
Queen guest suite
Guest head and shower
Port aft queen guest suite
Evening dinner on the aft deck
Fun for the entire family!
Winter Season Captain
Christiaan hails from the coastal town of Jeffreys Bay in South Africa, where his passion for life on the water started at an early age. With a keen interest in travel, he sailed in excess of 20,000 miles of ocean, including the Indian and Atlantic Oceans and the Mediterranean and Caribbean Seas, on yachts of varying sizes and designs. Christiaan's enthusiasm and professional understanding of the charter industry is second to none. He has a cheerful personality while still maintaining a high standard of service, safety and yacht maintenance. He holds a Yacht Master Offshore commercially endorsed license and a PADI dive masters ticket. In his spare time Christiaan stays active enjoying water sports while happily teaching others, as well as playing the guitar and of course, world travel.
Hanrie honed her cooking skills at a young age begging to make family dinners since the age of 9. Ever since then she has been baking and cooking and soaking up all of the local flavors and food inspiration wherever she has gone. Hanrie has a varied cooking style, from Mediterranean, Thai, French, Peruvian, Caribbean, South African and American, with a focus on healthy locally sourced products and produce.
With their warm and personable, yet professional personalities Christiaan and Hanrie pride themselves on making every trip onboard Dragonfly and utterly unforgettable one for all of their guests!
Christiaan & Hanrie will be onboard Dragonfly from October to end of March
Summer Season Captain
Paul and Isabella will be taking over the helm of Dragonfly from April till end of September and bring with them a wealth of knowledge and fun. Having been working together since 2015, they have created a strong and seamless team. They have sailed around the world together from the East Coast of the States, to the Caribbean and the South Pacific. Combine this with both of their outgoing and humble personalities, you can rest assured you will be taken on an unbelievable adventure. They both hold their PADI Dive-Masters and are very eager to show you the underwater world whether its taking a long snorkel or learning how to free dive.
Paul was born in the UK and grew up sailing and racing boats since the age of four. It seems only natural with such a love for the ocean that Paul wanted to obtain further qualifications to match his experience and establish a career as a captain. Since then Paul has been captaining boats for 15 years and has gained a vast knowledge of the Caribbean to take you on a unique sailing adventure!
Having studied Watersports Activity Leadership at Falmouth Marine School and holding his MCA Yacht-Master Offshore, you can rest assured that you will be in good hands no matter where your sailing adventures might take you.
Isabella grew up surfing on the coasts of Cape Town, South Africa, and has always had a love for the ocean. It was only natural that she joined the yachting industry with such a lust to travel. Once Isabella joined the industry, she fell in love with sailing and this inspired her to undertake her RYA Yacht-Master Offshore.
Isabella’s passion for cooking started whilst living at home cooking for her family. She became inspired to take on a culinary career while working with some of the industry’s top yacht chefs. She later completed a professional cooking course at Ashburton Chefs Academy in the UK. She strives to use fresh local ingredients to create truly memorable meals. She individually plans each menu according to your personal tastes, rest assured your taste buds will be in good hands!
Paul & Isabella will be onboard Dragonfly from April to end of September