Born and raised in Sicily in the south of Italy, Umberto has spent a great deal of time around the water. Even as a young child he was passionate about watersports, fishing and outdoor activities. After he received his bachelor’s degree in business administration in Milan, he traveled to Australia to work in hospitality at the famous Sydney Opera House, he also lived in Hong Kong for 4 months while interning for a digital start-up.
In 2017 he found himself back in Italy and decided to spend more time on the water and thus started working for The Yacht Week, a popular flotilla company that operates in the Mediterranean but also in other locations like BVI, Martinique and Tahiti. Starting as a Skipper and moving quickly to higher positions such as Lead Skipper and Route Manager. For 2 years he also held the role of Instructor for Quarterdeck, a company that trains and mentors professional skippers.
In the 6 years he worked for Quarterdeck and The Yacht Week, he completed more than 80 charters in several locations around the Mediterranean and abroad, covering more than 100,000 nautical miles.
When not on the water, he also likes to drive motorbikes. One of his most memorable trips was in India driving through the highest motorable pass in the world at +5.000 meters of altitude.
Judith was born and raised in The Netherlands. As a child she was always on the water and spent her summers windsurfing as a hobby. Apart from her sporty side, she loves to cook and make people at comfort. She has always been comfortable in the kitchen which led to her study at an international hospitality school in the south of The Netherlands. There she elevated her passion for hospitality to a professional career.
She has worked in the hospitality industry from a young age and found herself working at high-end luxury events, such as exclusive wedding venues as well as the Paddock Club of the Grand Prix. Judith has passed the Quarterdeck host academy and has worked for a large flotilla company in the Mediterranean. Her specialties are Mediterranean and Asian cuisines.
Pick Up Locations
|Pref. Pick-up:||Scrub Island|
|Other Pick-up:||Tortola, BVI|
|2x57HP Yanmar 13.5Kw Onan Generator|
|Cruising Speed:||8 Knots|
|Winter Area:||Caribbean Virgin Islands (BVI)|
|Summer Area:||Caribbean Virgin Islands (BVI)|
|# of Videos:||-|
|# Dine In:||8|
|Minimum Age:||Water Safe|
|Water Cap:||264 Gal|
|Internet Access:||Onboard WIFI|
|# Port Hatches:||Lots|
|Dinghy size:||12 Ft|
|Dinghy hp:||40 HP|
|Dinghy # pax:||5|
|Water Skis Adult:||No|
|Water Skis Kids:||No|
|Kayaks 1 Pax:||No|
|Kayaks (2 Pax):||1|
|Swim Platform:||Scoop steps|
|Boarding Ladder (Loc/Type):||S/S ladder of scoop steps|
|2 Pax||3 Pax||4 Pax||5 Pax||6 Pax||7 Pax||8 Pax|
|Winter 2023 to 2024||$23,000||$23,500||$24,000||$24,500||$25,000||$25,500||$26,000|
|All Inclusive.Cruising Permit: Paid by BoatLicenses: Paid by Boat|