Captain Name: Eric Meudal
Captain Nationality: French
Number of Crew: 5
Captain – Eric Meudal, 51 years old. French National.
Eric has been captain of the Aventure since 2017, but has a strong background aboard luxury charter vessels for over 16 years. His career has taken him as a captain for vessels in the South Pacific (New Zealand & Australia) to South East Asia (Thailand & Myanmar). During his 2 years aboard the Aventure, his local knowledge, experience in Asia and personal charm have won over many guests. He is bilingual in French and English.
First mate – Ardam Bin Jundam, 34 years old, Philippines National
First mate and Engineer aboard the Aventure for 5 years, Ardam knows the vessel like the back of his hand. He has 11 years of maritime experience in South East Asia, mainly in the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and not Myanmar. He holds all necessary licences and has a Malaysian Seamans book. Ardam is fluent in English and Filipino
Deckhand/steward – Pattakamin Kondech (Det), 48 years old, Thai national
Det has 12 years of maritime experience with 6 of those years spent aboard the Aventure as the Deckhand and steward. He has a Thai Seaman’s book and can speak Thai and English.
Deckhand / Cook – Chayan Chuaysamrat, 40 years old, Thai national
The newest member of the crew, Chayan has 4 years at sea with 2 of them aboard the Aventure. He is fluent in English and Thai and has a Thai Seaman’s book.