CAPTAIN - ENGINEER
Diego Ruggiero, born in Palermo in 1980, a sailor from his birth , began his career in the tourism industry as manager in sailing companies, taking care of services supply. His innate management capacity combined with his technical skills and sea experiences let him become an excellent Captain and manager of the boats he commands . In 2003 he began occasionally activities as professional Skipper on charter sailing yachts and in 2009 he decided to devote himself full time to yachting . He has been employed aboard " Aniletta " , a wooden schooner of 27mt , as Deckhand and Sailor for 3 years, covering at the end, the role of second offcial . Once acquired Maritime Professional Titles, from 2011 to date he has been working as Captain of Catamarans , Sailing and Motorsailer yachts from 50 to 90 feet .On any yacht, he has been highly appreciated by Customers, that, after the first experience with him, usually follow him on the boats where he works, in confirmation of his professionalism, competence and pleasant character. Member of the Palermo Seafarers Club, he owns an Italian boat license for sailing and motor yachts, without range limits, Yacht Master 200 , STCW courses , PADI and Lifeguard. Since 2013 he has been operating in the role of for the annual " BR1 Seamen Training ", held in Malta, where he spends most of the winter periods. Hobbies: great lover of vintage, he is also a good professional photographer.
CHEF - STEWARD
Giovanni Romano, born in Palermo. At the beginning of his career, he has been employed for several high quality restaurants and in companies strictly connected with Tourism industry. He achieved a strong experience in fresh food cuisine and in capacity to relate with VIP clientele. Thanks to his great love for the sea, he decided to optimize her skills and job experiences in the yachting industry. His passion for the sea, his great cuisine skills and his professionality in services supply let any Customer have an unforgettable and unique experience onboard. He speaks Italian, fluent English, discrete Spanish. Before to join TESS, he has been trained in Malta, by BR1 Management, to learn all the secrets to offer a high standard level service, not only related to cuisine.