JJ Bavay is also known by her friends as Jay Jay. She was born in Belgium and raised in France. Jay Jay moved to Ireland after graduating with a B.A. in interior design in Brussels and has lived all around the world whilst working within the yachting industry since then. From her first taste of the sea working on a fishing vessel to working aboard larger charter catamarans, she’s made her place in the yachting industry as a phenomenal Captain and chef. Today Jay Jay holds a deep love for the sea and her life on the ocean. An avid surfer and marine adventurer, Jay Jay is the perfect travel companion and guide aboard Game Changer. She is highly passionate about providing a professional level of service in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
Chef Jay Jay creates the most memorable dining experiences for her guests, catering to their every need. By getting to know her guests and tailoring each charter to their preferences and desires, she allows her clients to kick back, relax, and enjoy their beautiful full-service yacht experience. Jay Jay gains deep satisfaction from the continual transformation of her skill set and abilities that compliment her life on the waves and enhance the comfort and safety of her guests.
Isabel has been chef mate for almost five years now, working in both the Caribbean and the Mediterranean sea. Isabell was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil spending most of her childhood by the sea, sailing with family and friends leaving her with a great passionate for the ocean and nature, including the tropical forest that follows the mountain's coast line.
Her background is in Geography with a masters degree in research on sustainable agriculture, working on eco lodge farms developing food products especially cocoa and chocolate. Cooking naturally became her passion on board, exploring local ingredients, researching culinary uses and local organic producers, including many vineyards in Italy Tuscany, France, Portugal and Croatia.
Isabell now has more than 10000 sea miles under her belt aboard private and public charter boats. So far she has hosted more than 300 guests and she savours every blissful moment with her guests onboard and she will be sure to wake up your tastebuds with her fantastic skills in the galley!