Julien and Magali will graciously welcome you on board Zylkene 1 for your yachting holiday. They are a dynamic couple with both personal and professional experience in the yachting, gastronomic and water sports arena.
Julien started his professional yachting career as a captain and then obtained his Skipper's license in 2015. In the years since, he has been doing yacht deliveries and charters. His first Atlantic crossing was in 2018. For the past 5 years, Julien has been a Captain on sailing catamarans ranging from 40 to 60 feet. He performs all the technical maintenance onboard as well as being a charming host and yachting tour director. His sailing and water sports knowledge is extensive in the Caribbean & Atlantic Ocean. He has been sailing in the Bahamas, along the East coast of the USA to the Lesser Antilles and from the Virgin Islands to Grenada. A wealth of sailing experience and knowledge will guarantee guests an exciting and memorable yachting holiday.
Magali offers culinary, oenophile and hospitality talents that will surpass your expectations. She has a curiosity for discovering and understanding local cultures as well as her guest's culture. With this curiosity, she creates a unique and enjoyable on-board experience based on her passion. In addition to her yacht training, she is a certified Sommelier. It would be her pleasure to offer a wine tasting on board for the guests, if desired. As she says, 'The best training is the school of life and to keep one's mind open'. As a well traveled and educated woman; she is truly a global citizen ensuring guests happiness on board. Don't forget to pack your yoga mat; Magali is also a yoga instructor.
As far as water sports are concerned, Julien has recently received his Dive Master certification. Zylkene 1 will continue to organize rendezvous diving and equipment rental. Julien will ensure quality dives and snorkeling adventures with the guests. Magali is also a diving enthusiast and happy to join in the experience as requested by the guests.
In addition to diving, Julien is also a proficient and experienced Kite Surfing enthusiast. He knows all the best spots to Kite Surf as well as the methodology to encourage guests to Kite Surfing success.
Thanks to their past experiences, passions and love of yachting; Julien and Magali have developed excellent interpersonal skills and can adapt to all types of charter guests.
They look forward to welcoming you on board for an exceptional yachting holiday!