Captivated by the sea, Charly started sailing at a very young age. Following his dreams, he obtained a degree in Nautical Science and Maritime Transport. Over the past five years he took part in sailing races and worked on a variety of charter yachts, including Sunreef Yachts catamarans, learning a great deal about yacht maintenance and working his way through to eventually become the captain of CALMA.
Charlie has a thorough understanding of life at the sea and has got a great sailing portfolio including Transatlantic crossings as well as extensive sailing in different parts of the Mediterranean and the Caribbean. His hobbies include kitesurfing and other water sports, travelling, design, motorbike restoration, drone filming and photography. Competent, friendly and enthusiastic, he is happy to share all his varied knowledge with guests, which makes every charter trip unique, fun and interesting.
Chef: Rodrigo Orozco
Rodrigo’s fascination for food and gastronomy started at a very early age learning the art of home-made pasta with his Argentinian “Nono”.
His determination to become a professional Chef grew quickly and surely and he became a graduate in Culinary arts and Gastronomic Sciences at the prestigious Basque Culinary Center. While studying he worked as an apprentice in many European Michelin Star restaurants such as Els Cassals, Clou and Kokotxa, where he acquired fine dining standards and continued to develop outstanding and solid culinary skills.
After years of intense training in the restaurant industry, Rodrigo’s passion took a turn into gastronomic research and innovation. He worked in the Gastronomic Engineering Department of the UCC University (Chile) alongside chefs and scientists developing new culinary techniques and flavors and exploring the undervalued culinary landscape of South America.
Nowadays he uses all his knowledge and experience to delight the most gourmet palates of Calma yacht’s guests by elaborating creative, succulent, and highly personalized menus.
Stewardess: Trinidad Fernandez
English teacher by education, but keen on cooking and sea, Trini found her perfect career match when she obtained a stew position on board a luxury yacht. Passionate about what the sea offers her, Trini is a good swimmer, surfer and paddle yoga instructor. Right there and then she realized that her heart desire was in sharing her sailing experiences with others to create memorable vacation adventures.
With an impeccable eye for detail, she is attentive to guests’ needs and always stays focused on the best possible service on board CALMA.
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• Engines: 2 x Volvo D3 150 HP
• Generator: Kohler 22.5 KVA, 50Hz, 230V