CAPTAIN: Kyle Holmes - American
Kyle grew up in Sacramento, California. Kyle has been around the water for his entire life, as a young adult he taught sailing, water skiing and worked on commercial fishing boats. His family has a house and sport fishing company in Mexico so feel free to test his fishing expertise. He realized he wanted to have his career as a captain and completed 4 years at the California Maritime Academy. From there he went straight into yachting and has never looked back. He has been in yachting for 10 years and a captain for 5 years. He is passionate about his job and loves to help his guests enjoy the ocean and yachting experience as much as he does.
Previous Yachts: M/Y Avalon (151'), M/Y Andiamo (105'), M/Y Bolero (124')
CHEF: Jocelyne Mackay - American
Born and raised trail running and doing yoga in the Santa Monica mountains of California, and
surfing the waves of Malibu. This is where Jocelyne learned to appreciate the outdoors and
farm to table foods and fermentations at an early age. Fond early memories are smells of
blackberry pie cooking in her grandmothers kitchen. Well traveled and a graduate from UC
Santa Barbara, she eventually went to Scottsdale Culinary Institute to study French cuisine, then
eventually followed with a nutritional degree. As a native to California cuisine knowledge and
Indian, due to familial ties, the cuisine she first restaurant studied was scratch Italian. After a
long stretch in the restaurants and sent to Scandinavia for key culinary roles, she now has been
in yachting for over 5 years and traveled to continents such as Fiji, Australia, Europe and Asia
having the pleasure to submerge herself in these culinary inspirations. She also tends to travel
on her own to such places like South America and cannot help to venture into food markets
searching for the heart of cuisines. Captain Kyle has previously worked with ChefJocelyne and
can attest to her secret talent of making delicious margaritas, and always aiming to please
through her many creations.
Previous Yachts: M/Y Alessandra (147'), M/Y Andiamo! (121'), M/Y Seawolf (190')
Languages: English, Spanish, Norwegian
CHIEF STEWARDESS- Leah Anonsen - American
Leah comes from a quaint town in Annapolis, Maryland near the water. She was actively involved in extracurriculars and highly competitive in field hockey, which she played well into college. She received a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations and Advertising from Towson University. Shortly after, she pursued her love for photography and videography. However, she was craving something different and decided to uproot her life and move to Sydney, Australia and become an au pair. She fell in love with traveling and didn’t want to return home after living abroad and there she discovered yachting. She has a bubbly, friendly personality that makes everyone feel welcome when around her, which makes her perfect for her role as a Chief Stewardess. She has a love for the water but also loves traveling the globe shredding the slopes on her snowboard in her spare time.
Previous Yachts: M/Y Robbie Bobby (111'), M/Y M3 (147'), M/Y Take 5 (131')
FIRST OFFICER: Andy Moran - Australian/American
Andy was raised in Sydney, Australia. He started off yachting eight years ago as a steward, then switched to being a deckhand and has moved his way up to become a mate. He has an extensive history of hospitality and customer service. He enjoys, traveling, adventure, cooking, and loves
an adrenaline rush. He took a year off of yachting to become a dive instructor in Koh Tao, Thailand. It’s almost impossible to find Andy without a smile on his face. He is always energetic and makes time with him exceedingly entertaining. If you can’t find him by the water, you’ll surely find him jumping out of a plane somewhere.
Previous Yachts: M/Y Utopia (236'), M/Y Illusion (180'), M/Y Garcon (223')
2ND STEWARDESS: Teryn Cruver - American
Teryn spent her adolescence in WA with the Pacific Northwest as her backyard, where her love of nature grew. Teryn studied Communications and has had a diverse range of jobs, but always found her way back to the hospitality industry. She started on the ski hill, and the icy rivers as a whitewater guide, then decided to head for warmer waters. In Hawaii she took to the seas, sailing, whale watching, and acting as a Naturalist haring her knowledge and love of the ocean. After a decade of living the good life, she decided to head north to Alaska, slaying salmon and soon making her way into yachting, which fueled her love of travel even further. She loves to laugh, lend a listening ear, and thrill seeking. In her spare time you can find her looking for waves, hiking, strumming her ukulele, or trying out local cuisine with friends.
Previous Yachts: M/Y Take 5 (131'), M/Y SCout II (130')
CHIEF ENGINEER: Ryan Widden - American
Born and raised in the Chesapeake Bay area of Maryland, Ryan has always had a passion for the water and everything that encompasses it. Ryan spent most of his free time hiking, crabbing, sailing and snowboarding. He also enjoyed fixing up his dirt bikes and working on his trucks to take off-roading. Ryan’s innate engineering skills have been honed by work in heating and air conditioning, marine construction and home remodeling. Pursuing excellence in all he does, Ryan has spent time bartending and serving at both Italian and seafood restaurants. Our guests enjoy his great disposition and attentiveness when he’s not doing maintenance behind the scenes. Always having had a passion for traveling and exploring new cultures, Ryan spent over a year sailing with his father through the Florida Keys. He eventually found himself sailing down the Western Caribbean to Panama to ride out the hurricane season. Realizing his passion for the ocean was far more than a hobby and certainly not a passing interest, Ryan chose to embark on a career in the yachting industry.
Languages - English
DECKHAND: Abbie Little - American
Abbie grew up in a small mountain town in Colorado, her life revolved around the snow and the mountains. At the age of 15, she began to travel and fell in love with the ocean, diverse cultures, and languages. She has visited over 40+ countries and lived in Chile, Spain, and Australia. While
traveling she grew a love for surfing and scuba diving and since the age of 20, hasn’t lived away from the water. She has a bachelor of arts in public relations and Spanish. While in Australia, Abbie was introduced to yachting and moved back to Fort Lauderdale in 2019 to peruse a career in the industry.
Previous Yachts: M/Y Vida (180')
BOSUN / 2ND ENGINEER: Jonathan Mulock-Bentley - South African
Bentley, as everyone calls him, grew up in Sunny South Africa in a surfing and fishing town called Durban. He finished high school and attended university in Johannesburg where he completed a law degree but his passion was always on the sea. Bentley has been surfing, wake boarding, diving and deep sea fishing for most of his life and working on the ocean came naturally. He started his yachting four years ago and has continuously been learning and furthering his education to one day be a Captain. Bentley loves to be outdoors and in the sun with a smile on his face and willingness to do anything to make everyone around him have the best time is his goal.
3RD STEWARDESS: Katelyn Meade - South African
Katelyn heads from Boston, Massachusetts where she grew up on the ocean spending
summers on cape cod. She has always had a passion for travel and the sea which made
yachting an easy decision for her. She majored in Spanish and International Business in
university because of her love of foreign cultures. During university she spent a lot of time
abroad, working in Costa Rica and taking classes in Spain. Upon graduation, she was
searching for a career that would intertwine her love for the ocean and travel and yachting
seemed like a dream come true. In her spare time she loves yoga, running, and cooking. She
is always up for a chat and a laugh and you’ll never find her without a smile on her face. She
is eager to learn and hungry to please and can’t wait to showcase her talents to every guest
Previous Yachts: Kelly Ann (108’), Boxer (112')
Languages: English and Spanish