Captain James Bailie started out as a U.S. Navy seal back in the late eighty’s, specializing in all waterborne operations. As an advanced combat diving instructor, skydiver, dive master and rescue diver, his sense for adventure, traveling and the outdoors have always been a passion. James worked as security manager for a couple of years, developing security protocols in the Middle East, but the water lured him back to obtain his USCG Master with sailing and commercial towing endorsement. James served as a mate on a 55’ sailing yacht which introduced him to larger vessels and through the years climbed the ladder to having his hand as captain at the helm. He has been a crew member and captain of motor and sailing yachts and always puts safety as his number one priority. He is a responsible team player, always ready to help. As a successful charter captain in the industry for many years, he aims to please and looks forward to having you on board True North.
Chef Lisa Maschock is one of the rare finds in the yachting industry. She has traveled to over 50 countries in 18 years using food as her vehicle and sailing over 30,000 NM studying and experiencing all aspects of food and various cultures. As an accomplished chef in the yachting industry, she offers an unique approach to the a memorable dining experience on board. Chef Lisa has knowledge of executing large events to intimate dinner parties and works closely with her guests to ensure that your expectations are met. Lisa has gained a lot form her travels around the world by honoring her skills yet being open to learning new things. She is a great team player ready to wear many hats on board. Lisa has a well-rounded understanding of all aspects involved to ensure a successful charter. She describes her cuisine style as 'uncomplicated fusion of seasonal foods combined with a Mediterranean flare.'
Stewardess Kristie Wilcox has been in the industry since 2014 involved in various forms of high end service before stepping into the yachting world. She absolutely loves to be working on the water, which has brought a new appreciation for working on a yacht. Her new career has so many opportunities to offer from fishing to sailing to setting an anchor or taking guests to a beach picnic. She loves to be around people serving them with a smile. She comes from a large family with two chefs as parents and has been exposed to fine dining and artistic design since she was a child. Kristie has an infectious personality and truly believes good health breeds happiness. As an avid fitness expert, in her off time, she competes in body building competitions and is Nationally Qualified.