Captain Lieselot: Born and raised in Ghent, Belgium, Lieselot studied engineering. Straight out of University, Lieselot decided she needed to add a little more adventure to her life. She packed her bags and headed to South Africa to obtain her Yacht Master - in hindsight the best bold decision she ever made! For the following four years, she combined a career as SAP consultant with sailing, until she transitioned to a full time captain in 2019 and has not looked back since!
Lieselot has been cruising all over the world, from Thailand, The French Polynesia, the Mediterranean, Bahamas, the Caribbean. Lieselot is a true lover of the outdoors, with a passion for running. Her goal on every charter is to deliver an unforgettable experience, whether you’re looking for a relaxing sunny vacation or an active adventure, Captain Lieselot looks forward to ensuring your charter experience will be one that you'll never forget!
Daša is from a small town in Slovenia called Nova Gorica. She first worked as a hairdresser until she realized that she wanted to explore the world and embrace her adventurous spirit.
In 2017 Daša took the leap and moved to New Zealand and Australia for two years. Daša's free spirited and adventurous character, meant home was sometimes with a view of the sea, sometimes mountains or lakes. There was one passion in particular that kept Daša focused and motivated along the way and that was her passion for Cooking! She soon discovered that she held a great appreciation for food and flavors.
In 2019 she was introduced to the yachting industry and after working her first season on a charter yacht in Croatia, she realized that she had found her calling! Throughout the past four yours she has never stopped learning, her culinary skills are improving ever day and Daša adores her job!
In 2022 Daša was invited to the cooking show “Masterchef” in Slovenia. This was one of the hardest challenges she had faced but she absolutely embraced it! She managed to stun the judges and left MasterChef with lots of new knowledge and motivation for future projects. Not long after, she was invited to another online cooking show - based on simple and healthy menus where she won the first place prize!
Dasa looks forward to welcoming you aboard Sol Mates and her happy and caring personality that will make you feel right at home!