Captain Name: Antonio Scotto
Captain Nationality: Italian
Number of Crew: 4
Captain – Antonio Scotto di Marco, Italian, 59 y.o.
Captain Antonio started his career in 1978 working as first officer and as engineer on Cargo vessels and tug boats, cruising throughout the Mediterranean, the North Sea and West Africa. In the ‘90s he decided to work in the yachting industry and before joining DP Monitor, six years ago, he has successfully been at the helm of several yachts, among these: Cristoforus VI Bulgari 32mt, Pershing Laura 33mt, Baia 50mt. Thanks to his skills in cruising and to his flexibility, he’s able to find a solution for any guest’s wish. Antonio is also an excellent chef specialized in Mediterranean cuisine, able to satisfy the most demanding palates. With his calm approach and easy smile he will make your time on board a time to remember.
Engineer – Salvatore Russolillo, Italian, 59 y.o.
Salvatore started his working career very young as an officer on large cargos and passengers vessels. After cruising several years and after having learnt all the mechanical secrets and achieving very deep knowledge also in the technical naval field, Salvatore decided it was time to join the pleasure yachting industry. He started as an engineer on a 24mt Canados and before joining DP Monitor he was on board several prestigious yachts such as CRN 34mt, Benetti 30mt, Baglietto 42mt. He is very motivated and happy to continue his yachting career, providing smooth charters to his guests. Salvatore is in charge of water sports.
Deckhand/Sous-chef – Angelo Espana, Italian, 29 y.o.
Angelo started his maritime career 9 years ago. He is onboard DP Monitor as a deckhand and sous-chef since 2011, his deep knowledge of the yacht and desire to please make him a fantastic charter deckhand who looks after his guests to the best of his abilities. Angelo manages all the daily maintenance of the outside of the yacht and is responsible for driving the tender and transporting the guests to and from shore. Angelo enjoys a high standard of customer service and personal interaction and his tasks include also the preparation of appetizers and cocktails. Angelo is a native Italian speaker and speaks good English.
Stewardess: Claudia Improta, Italian, 50 y. o.
Claudia is a stewardess that stands out for her extreme availability, always smiling and ready to welcome and satisfy every customer’s request on board. Claudia started her career as a stewardess on board passenger ships and then moved on to the yachting industry where she also developed some skills as chef and tour guide. Claudia is therefore an excellent stewardess, able to entertain customers with useful insights and anecdotes related to the places visited along the cruise. After having worked in the field of fashion and design, her passion for the sea led her to undertake the maritime life once and for all. Her positive attitude is overcome only from her excellent propensity for the relationship with the public.
Claudia speaks good English and French and a basic Spanish.