Charter Yacht Melinka Crew

Melinka

Melinka

Length: 24.40m  (80'0"ft) / Guests: 6 / Built: 1981

Melinka Crew

  • Forrest Shropshire
    Forrest Shropshire
    American
    Captain
    Originally from Georgia, Forrest holds a 1600-ton U.S. Coast Guard Open Ocean License, the equivalent of the UK’s 3000- on Master’s License. He has been cruising the waters of the Caribbean and the U.S. East Coast for more than thirty years,and takes great pleasure in showing guests his favorite destinations. An excellent teacher, he will be happy to offer you the helm, explain how celestial navigation works, or show you how to take a sextant reading. Widely experienced in yachting, Forrest previously managed a small marina and boatyard. He is a PADI open water diver as well as a skilled windsurfer, kayaker, and former water skiing instructor. His dedication to fishing means you are almost guaranteed some fresh mahi mahi or tuna during your cruise.
  • Donna Vestuti
    American
    Chef
    Former restaurateur and caterer, Donna always had a passion for cooking and sailing. She grew up in Mystic, Connecticut and has spent time traveling through out North America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Islands. Her food is eclectic and reflects the culinary experiences of her travels. She incorporates a healthy spin on certain dishes as a result of her training in holistic nutrition and wellness. Donna was certified at Peter Kump Culinary School in New York City and Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She thoroughly enjoys cooking for groups of people who love to eat and who have adventurous appetites. At the same time, Donna understands the delicate needs of the guests individual palates.
  • Jace Hector
    American
    Mate
    A second-generation professional sailor, Jace grew up on the stunning waters that surround his native Antigua, and he loves sharing his local knowledge of the Caribbean islands.A delight to be around, he attends to guests’ needs with exceptional care and graciousness. Before embarking on a career under sail, Jace worked for several years as a master rigger in boatyards in both Antigua and Maine. When time off allows, he enjoys picking up his racquet for a few games of squash or tennis. Jace always has a smile on his face and his laughter and singing brighten every day on board.

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