Operating in the East Mediterranean and the Caribbean
Captain Luca is an experienced sailor with advanced boat maintenance and engineering skills acquired through various positions on board superyachts and luxury catamarans, including Sunreef Yachts. He grew up in the South of Italy enjoying the sea with his father and uncle fishing. Over the past 5 years, he has extensively sailed the Mediterranean and the Caribbean and crossed the Atlantic Ocean twice.
At the helm of GYRFALCON since her launch, Luca prides himself in providing guests with a memorable sailing experience. His professional approach combined with a welcoming personality makes him a reliable and trustworthy Captain who pays special attention to safety and comfort of the guests.
A hard-working and an all-round person, Yuliia gained experience in different industries prior to changing her career path and fulfilling her yachting dream. After getting a degree in economy and management, she had an extensive background in hospitality, working in luxurious hotels and restaurants in Ukraine.
Yuliia boasts a true talent for cooking, developed through professional education in the Italian cuisine academy and refined by years of culinary experience aboard luxury charter yachts.
She is a creative Chef with an exceptional attention to detail and provides versatile dietary options to her guests. Although specializing in Mediterranean and Italian cuisine, Yuliia draws inspiration from Russian, Turkish, Middle East, Chinese, Thai and Japanese culinary traditions as well.
Enthusiastic and self-motivated, Marina adores her job which allows her to combine two things she loves most in life – sailing and being close to the nature. Joining the yachting industry five years ago, she skilfully combined her professional experience in hospitality with a passion for sailing, surfing and travelling. With outstanding interpersonal skills, a high level of professionalism and discretion, Marina enjoys creating a nice and friendly environment
for all the guests.
Together with Luca and Yuliia, she creates a fun and dynamic team who are always eager to provide an unforgettable charter experience.