Captain: George Greathead – British
George has considerable experience as Captain of a charter yacht, going into his third season aboard ‘Hero’. Having logged over 23,000 miles at sea and he has previously served as Captain and Engineer on various yachts.
George had an extensive marine education and is highly qualified and has a wealth of knowledge and experience gained in the Mediterranean, Bahamas and the Caribbean.
George is also a keen sportsman and enjoys water-skiing and saltwater fishing and when not afloat plays tennis and golf.
George takes pride in his professionalism and in providing a quality tailor-made experience for guests and looks forward to welcoming you on board.
Chef: Melissa Murphy – British
Melissa is a confident and ambitious individual with a positive attitude. At the age of 18, she gained her RYA sailing and powerboat instructor certificate, from this moment Melissa knew the career path she wanted to pursue. Melissa has extensive charter experience having served on a number of busy charter vessels in the Mediterranean, Caribbean and the US East Coast.
Melissa, trained at the Rosie Davies Cookery school, Ashburton Cookery School and the Natural Gourmet Institute in New York for specialty courses in Gluten free and vegan cooking.
Modern European and Asian style dishes are a specialty, but all of Melissa’s menus are tailored to her guests’ specific preferences and are created with a health-conscious ethos.