Captain Name: Steve Pattee
Captain Nationality: American
Number of Crew: 6
Captain – Steve Pattee | American
BIO: Steve began his sailing career on the waters in and around Key West FL. He has since sailed and cruised extensively along the US Atlantic Coast, the Bahamas, Caribbean, the Great Lakes, and Latin America. His competitive nature led to racing sail boats, but eventually shifted to the challenge of running both private and charter motor yacht programs. He is an avid SUP surfer, enjoys free diving, a good pizza, and traveling to new destinations, as well as visiting old favorites.
Chef | Stephen Carrera | American
BIO: Originally born in Washington State, Stephen found his passion for cooking when he was knee high to a grasshopper. Since then, he has been aspiring to create and experience food on a higher level. After high school he studied at Johnson and Wales before beginning his career in the most exclusive restaurants in Sarasota. In 2013, he discovered yachting. As an avid fisherman and diver, he knew he had found his calling on the water. Stephen’s passion and experience traveling throughout North, South and Central America developed a deep passion for each cuisine and culinary style – finding a balance in meals you would never think complemented each other. His desires as a saltwater sportsman and chef make him the perfect match for anyone trying to experience life on the water to the fullest.
First Mate | Christian Fruin | American
BIO: Christian is a second-generation mariner who spend his childhood and adult life on the water. Living in South Florida he spent most of his time skateboarding, fishing, and diving. After working on dive boats and fishing throughout high school, Christian started working as a ramp agent at a FedEx loading cargo planes. After a few years in Nashville, he decided to move back to the warmth of South Florida and began tournament fishing / working on various sport fishing boats. Shortly after, he discovered yachting and knew it was a great opportunity for him. With his past experiences, knowledge of the ocean and 100T USCG license, Christian is ready to help you enjoy your experience aboard to the fullest.
Chief Stewardess – Summer Pattee | American
BIO: Summer is originally from the St. Louis area eventually moving to South Florida where she learned to sail. Her career experience includes 15 years of cruising Florida, the Bahamas, the Caribbean, and New England. She enjoys fishing, loves to watch horse races, reading a good book, and spending time on the beach with friends. Summer’s lighthearted nature and professional attitude ensures a positive guest experience.
Second Stewardess | Makenna Dorsey | American
BIO: Makenna was born in Tucson, Arizona and grew up in Florida. She has two brothers, including her twin. Growing up near the ocean, she enjoyed spending time on the water, snorkeling and boating. She attended Florida State University studying geography before moving to Austin, Texas. In 2020, she decided to start a career in yachting. Her passion for adventure began while traveling throughout Europe with her family and continues through her adventures in yachting.
Deckhand | Ava Zockoll | American
BIO: Ava is from a seaside town in New Jersey and has always loved all things to do with travel and the ocean. Ava graduated from Florida State University with a degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management, with time spent studying at the Panama campus. She has spent three summers working as a staff member on sailing catamarans in the BVI, teaching both sailing and diving. Ava is also A PADI Open Water SCUBA instructor and can teach numerous specialties after spending most of the past year living on the island of Utila. Ava’s background has prepared her to provide top service and she looks forward to sharing her passion for adventures, excursions, and watersports with guests.
Note: This is the Owner’s chosen crew. Under the USCG Bareboat terms, the Charterer has the option to hire the same crew or other crew pending approval by flag and insurance.