Charter Yacht Victoria Del Mar Crew

Victoria Del Mar

Victoria Del Mar

Length: 49.91m  (163'8"ft) / Guests: 14 / Built: 2006

Victoria Del Mar Crew

  • Dan Gulley
    Dan Gulley
    PREVIOUS YACHTS: M/Y Paramour, M/Y Avante, M/Y Betty, M/Y Princess Marianna WORK EXPERIENCE: Originally from South Florida, Dan served in the US Marine Corps and the US Army. His boating career began in the commercial diving industry before making the transition to yachting. He has over 18 years experience on yachts, on both private and charter vessels. His extensive and broad knowledge of cruising areas are beneficial to our guests, who enjoy his calm manner, and his itinerary recommendations whether they are popular or remote locations. CRUISING GROUNDS: Mediterranean, North Sea, Norwegian Sea, Caribbean, NE USA, Pacific NW, Asia, and Bahamas HOBBIES: traveling; fine dining; motorcycle riding; family
  • Malko Marchio
    Malko Marchio
    South African
    First Officer
    PREVIOUS YACHTS: M/Y Dubai, M/Y Fortunate Sun, M/Y Mylin IV WORK EXPERIENCE: Malko started his career as a PADI Dive Instructor in South Africa and the Caribbean. After 10 years of diving, he took the natural progression to yachting where he joined M/Y Dubai (164m) as Watersports and Dive Coordinator while gaining enough sea time to get his Chief Mates License. He has since achieved his goals and has joined our crew. Malko brings a caring energy, and calm nature to the team. CRUSING GROUNDS: Baltic Sea, North Sea, Mediterranean, Aegean Sea, Pacific, Atlantic, Bahamas, Caribbean, and Asia HOBBIES: surfing; photography; all water activities
  • Rachid Karam
    Rachid Karam
    Chief Engineer
    PREVIOUS YACHTS: M/Y Samar, M/Y Aldabra, M/Y Matseyan IV WORK EXPEREINCE: Rachid comes from a merchant marine background, having worked on container and cruise ships (P&O, Netloyd, Maersk) before transitioning to yachting. He has traveled extensively on both merchant vessels and yachts. Rachid is very articulate and personable. CRUISING GROUNDS: Pacific, Mediterranean, Caribbean, North and South Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea, Persian Gulf, Red Sea, Bay of Bengal HOBBIES: reading; scuba diving; politics; technology
  • Chris Wadden
    Chris Wadden
    PREVIOUS YACHTS: M/Y Inevitable, M/Y Silver Cloud WORK EXPERIENCE: Chris loves food and loves to please! This drove him from the US Navy as a radioman to joining a sport fishing fleet in Panama and southern California and starting to cook on boats. He has since spent the past 20 years traveling on yachts, cooking for owners, guests and crew. He has an emphasis on seafood and sushi, but can turn his hand to any cuisine or desire when it comes to the galley. CRUISING GROUNDS: Mediterranean, Caribbean, circumnavigation HOBBIES: skiing, skateboarding, surfing, kayaking
  • Nichole Knapp
    Nichole Knapp
    Chief Stewardess
    PREVIOUS YACHTS: M/Y Meridien, M/Y Sycara, M/Y Allegria WORK EXPERIENCE: Since leaving school, Nichole has worked in fine dining establishments from Vancouver to Whistler. She joined yachting in 2004 and has balanced her focus on advancing her career within the yachting industry, teaching yoga and studying nutrition. Her yachting career has taken her to many remote parts of the world, and she has extensive experience in providing service for different cultures. Nichole has a calm approach and focuses on tailoring service to guest needs. CRUISING GROUNDS: Mediterranean, Caribbean, SE Asia, and Norway HOBBIES: yoga, holistic nutrition, snowboarding
  • Rachel Rodrigues
    Rachel Rodrigues
    Second Stewardess
    PREVIOUS YACHTS: M/Y Samar, M/Y Aldabra, M/Y Matseyan IV WORK EXPERIENCE: Prior to starting her yachting career in 2010, Rachel worked in guest relations at several hotspot venues in Sydney. With a Degree in Marketing, Rachel decided to travel and make good use of her service skills. CRUISING GROUNDS: Pacific, Mediterranean, Caribbean, North and South Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea, Persian Gulf, Red Sea, Bay of Bengal HOBBIES: yoga, cooking, traveling, snorkeling, photography
  • Lisa Bekafigo
    Lisa Bekafigo
    PREVIOUS YACHTS: M/Y Rasa WORK EXPERIENCE: Born in New York, but raised in Australia, Lisa has extensive experience in the travel service industry, and most recently worked for Princess Cruises as a junior purser. During this time, Lisa was interacting with guests and handling any problems that may arise. Yachting was a natural progression out of the cruise ship industry and promptly she was employed as a stewardess on M/Y Rasa. After a year, she decided to join another vessel (VDM) to gain further experience and develop her career. CRUISING GROUNDS: Mediterranean, Caribbean, Alaska, SE Asia, Norway, Hawaii, and British Isles HOBBIES: swimming, snorkeling, photography
  • Tui Jevon
    Tui Jevon
    South African
    PREVIOUS YACHTS: M/Y Victoria del Mar is Tui’s first yacht WORK EXPERIENCE: Tui grew up on a game farm in South Africa. She has spent the last 5 years studying at University completing a postgraduate study in Environmental Science. She has since worked in Breckenridge, Colorado, and has now joined the yachting industry with a ton of energy and enthusiasm. CRUISING GROUNDS: Bahamas, Florida, and Mediterranean HOBBIES: horse riding, snorkeling, camping, bird and game watching
  • Sean Moores
    Sean Moores
    PREVIOUS YACHTS: M/Y Lady L, M/Y Yalla WORK EXPERIENCE: Sean grew up on a farm in Zimbabwe, and after school went to work at a private school in the UK coaching sports. After returning to Africa, he completed a Diploma of Marketing and Entrepreneurship. Since then, Sean has joined the yachting industry and brings experience and energy to our crew. CRUSING GROUNDS: Mediterranean, Atlantic, Bahamas, and Florida HOBBIES: all sports, fishing, riding motorbike
  • Johnathan Lowings
    Johnathan Lowings
    South African
    Lead Deckhand
    PREVIOUS YACHTS: M/Y Helios, M/Y Apogee WORK EXPERIENCE: Since leaving school, Johnathon traveled extensively, returning to South Africa to complete a Diploma in Marketing. Having worked in commercial diving, Johnathon progressed into yachting and then took time out to open a successful coffee shop. He has since returned to yachting and further pursues his goals. Johnathon is a helpful and fun crewmember, and a great Barista! CRUSING GROUNDS: Mediterranean, Atlantic, Bahamas, Florida, and Caribbean HOBBIES: triathlons, scuba diving, kite boarding
  • Casey Vail
    Casey Vail
    PREVIOUS YACHTS: M/Y Shaliamr, M/Y Gene Machine WORK EXPERIENCE: After graduating from California State University (Long Beach) in Marketing, Casey worked at the Ritz Carlton Hotel Company as a photographer, and decided to use the strong service experience to move into the yachting industry. He has since worked on two very busy private vessels for large families where water sports, beach BBQ’s and parties were very popular. Casey is enthusiastic to help in all departments. CRUSING GROUNDS: Mediterranean, Bahamas, Florida HOBBIES: surfing, photography, rugby

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