Operating in the West Mediterranean
Born into a bona fide sailing family, Captain Tiede Gilissen has been sailing ever since he can remember. He brings with him 15 years’ experience on charter yachts and a wealth of know-how. Tiede has sailed on both sides of the Atlantic and made over 20 Atlantic crossings. Whether it’s hidden beaches, remote islands, challenging regattas or trendy resorts, Tiede will be sure to seek them out for you. With his calm, friendly manner, he is a skipper who makes it his job to ensure your voyage will be an unforgettable one.
Laurien began work training and maintaining racehorses in
England, she is a skilled rider however an injury meant that
she has moved into the world of sailing. Beginning in France she soon graduated to
transatlantic deliveries and charters as a Chef/Hostess before undertaking a three year
circumnavigation aboard S/Y Pegasus Blue. Since then she has picked up a wealth of
charter experience in the Caribbean and elsewhere before teaming up with husband
Andreas for eight years on charters around the world. Now they find themselves on
IKIGAI. Laurien is fluent in English and Dutch and has conversational French.