Operating in the Caribbean and the Northern Europe
Brett & Dee consider themselves to be happy, approachable and adventurous Australians that share a genuine love for the outdoors and exploring the unchartered. Married 18 years, they have lived, worked, travelled and grown together developing into an extremely versatile and professional team. They have worked as crew on Oyster yachts since 2012 and have sailed in excess of 50,000 nautical miles together; encompassing four Atlantic crossings, a Panama canal transit and the full breadth of the Pacific Ocean.
Prior to professional yachting Brett managed his own Commercial/Advertising Photographic company and Dee successfully managed her families hospitality venue that included a Boutique Hotel, Vineyard Restaurant, Functions and Events Centre.
Living on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula, Brett grew up on the water sailing at the highest competitive levels throughout Australia and was exposed to all things nautical as the son of a Naval Commander. A PADI Rescue Diver and qualified IYT Yachtmaster Ocean 200GT/Commercially endorsed (Sail & Motor), Brett has extensive and varied sailing history racing and cruising on private/chartered sailing yachts with extensive experience worldwide.
Dee entered yachting as crew in 2010 and has since been able to use her extensive hospitality skills aboard various sailing yachts in the roles of Mate, Stewardess and Cook. Highly organized, Dee thrives on the challenges of provisioning in foreign ports and enjoys preparing fresh and healthy meals.
Brett and Dee will be joined by a third mate to assist with the operation of the yacht and guest hospitality.
Midnights is a classic Oyster 82 with a stand out feature being the extended ‘counter stern' which extends her on deck length to 86 feet and creates a much larger aft deck area for entertaining, sunbathing and with a large fold down stern platform for easy sea access.
Below deck, the interior is fitted in beautiful cherry wood with warm beige leather upholstery. A raised and lower saloon offer comfortable alternatives to the vast cockpit and aft deck. The guest accommodation is located aft of the main saloon. Midnight can accommodate six guests in three cabins each with an ensuite head with shower. The main cabin has a centerline double berth with adjustable beds for sitting up and reading or watching TV/DVD. The Starboard cabin has a double berth and the Port cabin two side by side twin beds each with a private head and shower.
Midnight is fitted with all of the finest quality luxuries expected of an Oyster yacht. Finger tip sail handling controls make for easy, effortless sailing giving anyone time to relax and enjoy cruising at its finest.