Captain - Steve Foster
Previous Yachts: M/Y Bella, M/Y Icon, M/Y Entourage, M/Y Gladius, M/Y Kampai, M/Y Monaco, M/Y Gladiator, M/Y Excellence III, M/Y Excellence V
Biography: Steve is from Albany in the SW of Western Australia. He was born and raised on a farm before discovering his true passion lay on the world’s oceans. He began his education at a maritime college, which initiated an early career on fast ferries before discovering the exciting world of yachting. With more than 22 years as a professional in the industry you are in safe and capable hands. He has extensive experience in managing, operating, and
maintaining yachts to a high level on vessels up to 67m. His goal is to ensure you have an enjoyable and memorable trip.
Waters Cruised: USA East/West Coast, Western Mexico, Bahamas, Caribbean, Mediterranean,
Pacific Islands, Indian Ocean Islands,
Hobbies: Golfing, Cycling, Fishing, Hiking and Property Investing
First Officer - Alwyn Engelbrecht
Previous Yachts: M/Y Vibrance, M/Y Eternity, M/Y Spectre, M/Y Gazzella II, M/Y Yalla, M/Y Giada, S/Y Dubdah, S/Y Cape Storm
Biography: Alwyn was born in South Africa and grew up in a small town on the East Coast. At a young age he developed his passion for fishing, outdoors and the ocean. He started his yachting career in 2014 at the age of 18 and has since become an experienced leader with a desire for teaching and maintaining a good training culture onboard. Being able to fish in the most incredible destinations and catching different species all over the world is by far the highlight of Alwyn’s journey in yachting. His current species count is 28 over the last two years. His next personal target species on his bucket list is marlin, giant trevally, salmon, sturgeon, and giant tigerfish.
Waters Cruised: Caribbean, Bahamas, Mediterranean, Hong Kong, USA East Coast, South China,
North & South Pacific
Hobbies: Fishing, Spearfishing, Enduro Motorcycle Riding, Golf
Chief Engineer - Jarryd Noah
Previous Yachts: M/Y Vixit, M/Y Marina Wonder, M/Y MMM, M/Y Emerald, M/Y Tsumat, M/Y Blue Night
Biography: Jarryd has now close to a decade in the yachting industry and still loves the challenges engineering brings to his career. Jarryd was born and raised just inland of Durban, on the East Coast of South Africa. He spent most of his childhood growing up on the water, enjoying fishing and watersports, and that is where he found is adoration for the ocean, making yachting the ideal career choice for him.
Waters Cruised: Mediterranean, Atlantic, Red Sea, Bahamas, USA East Coast
Hobbies: Fishing, Golf, Enduro Motorcycle Riding, Water Sports
Bosun - Josh Alley
Previous Yachts: M/Y Mozaique, M/Y Aquarius, M/Y Apogee, M/Y Four Jacks, M/Y LD
Biography: Josh grew up on the east coast of New Zealand, known for its great surf and rough coastline. Living by the beach he surfed every day growing a strong passion for the ocean. He always knew he wanted a career being on the water, so after school he began his journey in the yachting career. With over 5 years’ experience in yachting his job has taken him all around the world. He enjoys hiking in new places, exploring historic cities and landmarks, and experiencing different cultures and cuisines.
Waters Cruised: Southeast Asia, Mediterranean, Caribbean, South Pacific, Bahamas, USA East Coast
Hobbies: Surfing, Hiking, Watersports, Snorkeling, Running
Chief Stewardess - Jana Swart
Previous Yachts: M/Y Utopia IV, M/Y My Secret, M/Y EIV
Biography: Jana was born in a city called Pretoria, in South Africa. Since she was young, she had a great sense of adventure, and loves the outdoors. Often spending her free time scuba diving, snorkeling or by the ocean. After completing a diploma in Events Management and Coordination, she has spent a great deal of time in the hospitality industry, coordinating and planning corporate functions & weddings. It has now been 5 years in the yachting industry, where she hasn’t looked back since day one. Having the opportunity to do what she loves, whilst visiting some of the most beautiful and remote places in the world is truly a dream come true.
Waters Cruised: Mediterranean, USA East Coast, Bahamas
Hobbies: Scuba Diving, Cooking, Hiking, Interior Design, Adventure sports
2nd Stewardess - Janke du Toit
Previous Yachts: M/Y Forwin, M/Y DB9, M/Y Utopia. IV, M/Y Legacy
Biography: Janke was born in South Africa’s beautiful wine region. She was discovered by a modelling agency at the age of 14 and since then has been working for various brands including Dolce & Gabbana, Cartier, and Zadig & Voltaire. She loved exploring different countries at this time, her favorite places being Paris, Japan, and Australia. In 2019, she was introduced to the yachting industry by a friend. As she has always been extremely adventurous and has a great passion for hospitality, traveling and interior design, she decided to take the leap of faith and start her career as a stewardess. Janke has a great sense of spirit and adventure and is a great asset to have onboard.
Waters Cruised: Mediterranean, Southeast Asia, USA East Coast, Bahamas, Caribbean
Hobbies: Hot Yoga, Hiking, Tennis, Running, Cooking, Wine Tasting