Captain Name: Bruno Todisco
Captain Nationality: Italian
Number of Crew: 7
Captain: Bruno Todisco, Italian, 61 y.o.
Bruno is an excellent, experienced and professional seaman who has been working in the luxury yacht industry since 1998. During this time he has visited most of the Mediterranean and Adriatic, he has also cruised in the Caribbean Sea and has sailed from there to Africa. Before joining M/Y INDIA during the summer 2015, Bruno has led for several years the wonderful M/S MONTECRISTO, always obtaining an impressive positive outcome during every single charter.
As Captain, he feels extremely honored to operate in the Mediterranean area, onboard such a beautiful yacht, working with professional colleagues and having the opportunity to create unforgettable moments for anyone who steps foot onboard the stunning M/Y INDIA.
Italian mother tongue, Bruno also speaks English and Spanish.
Chef: Salvatore Flagiello, Italian, 34 y.o.
Salvatore is a very talented chef, a dynamic crew member and a pleasant company to share a chat with.
His great passion for the cuisine started at a very young age: when he was 14 his main hobby was cooking for his friends and family, but only after his 18th birthday he started doing it at a professional level.
He started working as an assistant, he then became sous-chef and later chef, moving from Italy to Armenia and, in 2011, to Australia. He then came back to Italy and in 2013 he started his journey as a chef in the yachting industry. His travels allowed him to experiment with new tastes and flavors and enriched his mainly Mediterranean cuisine. He loves to prepare handmade pasta, pizza and even croissants to delight his guests, that he surprises everyday with a different menu.
His ability to please international palates is unrivalled and his warm personality makes his a very appreciated addition to the crew.
Italian mother tongue, he speaks English and Spanish.
Engineer: Saverio Ricucci, Italian, 31 y.o.
Saverio is a very expert and professional Engineer with a very straight forward life plan: follow his deep passion for the sea. After graduating at the Nautical school he spent a year volunteering in the Navy, then he embarked as a Cadet Engineer. He kept on working for the same shipping company for over six years, acquiring an extensive experience, and in 2018 he stepped on board M/Y India.
He really loves his job, and his high mechanical skills grant the safety and comfort of all guests on board.
Italian mother tongue, Saverio also speaks English and a basic French.
Deckhand: Giuseppe Tedesco, Italian, 49 y.o.
Giuseppe has plenty of experience in the maritime field and a real passion for all kind of vessels. Born and raised in Manfredonia, a city that holds one of the oldest and most important commercial ports in Italy, he has always been fascinated by the yachting world. He started working as a maintenance man of all kind of ships, then he specialized and became a shipwright, holding that position for over 20 years.
Always trying to challenge himself, Giuseppe decided to exploit his technical knowledge and his outgoing personality to make a life change and embarked for the first time, over 10 years ago now, as a deckhand on large vessels.
Always available and very hard working, Giuseppe is a precious team member. Italian mother tongue, he also speaks a basic English.
Deckhand: Mizzan Rahman, Bangladesh, 53 y.o.
Mizzan started working in the yachting industry fifteen years ago. He already worked with Captain Bruno Todisco onboard M/S Montecristo for several years.
He’s a very skilled seamen and is definitely used to luxury service: before embarking, he acquired a lifelong experience as a chef, working for the King of Abu Dhabi, the Karachi Club and for several other clubs in Pakistan, Turkey and Greece!
Mizzan is an experienced deckhand, very professional and accurate and he looks after his guests to the best of his abilities. He’s a hard worker, always smiling and keen to give his assistance whenever needed.
He speaks fluent English and Italian.
Chief Stewardess: Rostiawati, Indonesian, 42 y.o.
Rostiawati is a very reliable and trustworthy Chief Stewardess, with an extensive experience in the Hospitality Management field.
Born in Indramayu, a beautiful seaside resort in West Java, she got her first job in an hotel when she was only 17. Since then, she kept on working in hotels and restaurants as a waiter and as a receptionist, until she stepped on board a passenger ship as a stewardess and she loved so much the experience that it became her definitive job. She joined the charter industry in 2011 and worked on board yachts all around the world, from Europe to South Africa, from the Mediterranean to the Baltic Sea.
Flexible, polite and a diligent team worker, Rostiawati has the great ability of developing excellent relations with guests, co-workers and managers.
She speaks Indonesian and English.
Stewardess: Made Fitriani, Indonesian, 36 y.o.
Made is a very hard working and motivated stewardess, always willing to perform her duties to the best of her abilities.
Made started working in the Hospitality industry as a Spa Therapist, at first in a very important Bali hotel, then on board passenger ships; in 2016 she decided to open her very own beauty salon but her dynamic attitude pushed her to keep on traveling so she embarked again on motor yachts, this time holding the position of stewardess.
Honest, precise and professional, Made is a very good company and a super efficient crew member.
She speaks Indonesian, English and a basic Spanish.