Operating in the East Mediterranean
Kathy was brought up in South Africa and learned to sail at a very early age She is proud to be one of the few female super-yacht captains. Kathy’s father has been a huge influence in her life. He has always had a passion for sailing and this has been passed on to her. Her father had sailing yachts when they lived in Cape Town and then smaller ones on the Vaal dam in Johannesburg, so Kathy has always been around yachts while growing up. After completing her qualifications, she spent several years restoring boats and doing yacht deliveries in her spare time. This was while she was a fulltime scuba diving instructor. She soon realized that sailing was her first love and sought to make it a profession. For the last nine years, she has been running a 36-meter classic ketch TIZIANA, which is fully chartered and is now looking forward to newer and more exciting times on board S/Y Twilight. Kathy and her enthusiastic team are very hands-on and together they will make your experience on Twilight an unforgettable one.
Jessica hails from rural Devon and spent her early years on the water onboard her Fathers Sigma 41 sailing boat, partaking in the Isle of Wight ’round the island race’ and Dartmouth regatta. Prior to joining the yachting industry Jessica worked for the South Western Ambulance service. This exposed her to various medical emergencies and has instilled in her a calm and clear-headed manner which serves her well as Chief Stewardess on board the busy Sailing Yacht Twilight.
She has also spent time working in an award-winning Michelin star restaurant which has finely honed her service skills and ever-growing wine knowledge.
In 2016 Jessica decided to combine her love for sailing and skill set to join the 59m Classic Gaff Rigged Schooner Germania Nova, cruising the Caribbean, Mediterranean and Southern America.
In her spare time Jessica loves to sail, ride horses, spend time with her dogs, snowboard and attends wine tasting events.
Louis heralds from a small coastal town on the east coast of Ireland, he began sailing at a young age on dinghies and has progressed through various categories of yachts. He has a commercially endorsed MCA/RYA ticket for up to 200gt, PB2, STCW and certificates in radar, diesel engine maintenance and yachtmaster theory. One of Louis’ favorite things to do during his annual leave is to work and sail on his own boat. He purchased her at the age of 21 in a dilapidated state and entering into a fairly extensive renovation project with his dad, and SY Saoirse sits on her mooring in Howth awaiting Louis’ next visit. It’s Louis’ daily task to ensure you and your guests have the best possible time whilst on board whether it be sailing, stand up paddle boarding, water skiing, wakeboarding, snorkelling or just relaxing on deck, he will assist in whatever way possible.
Twilight offers accommodation for eights guests in four luxurious en-suite cabins. The full width master stateroom is complete with a king size bed, sofa, large viewing ports two full length closets and a writing desk. The en-suite bathroom has a large shower and toilet equipped with his and her sinks.
There are two double cabins with queen size beds which may also be divided on request to make singles, they are equipped with sofas, ample closet space and private ensuite bathrooms. The fourth guest cabin offers two full singles and a ensuite bathroom and shower.