Captain Name: Austin McClure
Captain Nationality: USA
Number of Crew: 9
Captain Austin McClure – American
From the keel up, Austin knows boats and how they operate. As a Merchant Marine and graduate of Texas A&M Maritime Academy with a Bachelor’s degree in Marine Transportation, Austin received extensive training on vessels and life at sea. Austin currently holds his 2nd Mate Unlimited Tonnage License and a licensed Captain up to 1600/300 tons. He has a passion for the sea and all the adventure within it. Austin has travelled the world aboard many types of commercial vessels such as Jones Act containerships, OSVs up to 400’, and offshore tugs. The past few years Austin has transitioned into the sunnier side of the industry and has had experience running private and charter yachts, sail and motor. Austin’s travels have taken him to seas and ports around America as well as BVI, Cuba, Hawaii and Micronesian Islands, Philippines, Singapore, Panama Canal, Middle East, and the Black Sea. He has circumnavigated the globe, twice. With his competency in boat handling coupled with his hospitality experience, M/Y Just Enough is ready to deliver an elite guest service experience, to bring smiles and memories to last a lifetime.
Brandon Guenther – Chief Engineer -Bahamian
His love for travel began with his 4 year commitment with the US Army. He later decided to utilize the skills he developed, taking on Officer and then Engineer
positions aboard a variety of vessels. Brandon has enjoyed his career in the yachting industry since 2004 and looks forward to the years to come. Brandon is excited to share the magic of the Virgin Islands and create new adventures and memories with you aboard M/Y JUST ENOUGH!
Patrick Sullivan – Chef – American
He has a wealth of experience in the culinary arts, with 15+ years of culinary experience. He is attentive, reliable, fun, and creative in the kitchen. His other interests include music, sports, art and photography. His time spent traveling the world as a yacht chef has allowed Patrick to incorporate a variety of cooking styles and flavors into his repertoire. Patrick is excited to share the magic of the Caribbean/Virgin Islands through his cuisine and create new adventures and memories with you aboard M/Y JUST ENOUGH.
Kyle Hadwen – 1st Mate – South African
With 7+ years working on private and charter charters ranging from 25 to 60 meters. He is well -travelled and covering areas from The Mediterranean, Vancouver, Mexico, Caribbean and The Bahamas. Kyle has excellent leadership skills and gained a great amount of knowledge from his time on various yachts which is a great asset. He provides a safe and fun environment for the guests and crew which is paramount for a successful charter yacht. Kyle’s passion is for learning and obtaining new skill sets which he can utilize to benefit the yachts and his personal journey. Kyle is thrilled to share the beauty of the Caribbean/Virgin Islands to create new adventures and memories with you aboard M/Y JUST ENOUGH
Michelle Lee – Chief Stew – American
She has impressive and diverse skills due to her nursing, hospitality and yachting background. Thus offering a professional, friendly, organised and confident service with the emphasis on safety and comfort of the guests. After nine years in the industry, Michelle appreciates the importance of creating unforgettable experiences for the charter guests. Delivering a 5-star service and exceptional attention to detail. When not onboard, she has many hobbies/ interests and to add a few: all water activities, fine wine, scuba diving, drag race cars and sky-diving. Michelle is delighted to share the magic of the Caribbean/Virgin Islands creating new memories with you aboard M/Y JUST ENOUGH!
Shelby Krog – 2nd Stew – South African/American
She is organized, service orientated and dedicated in going above and beyond. With her bubbly demeanour, you will rarely see her without a smile. She is a great addition to this dynamic charter programme with her eagerness and knowledge that is required to delivery a 5-star service to the guests. Shelby has a solid charter yacht background, confident in her ability to assist the Chief Stewardess and to create exceptional guest experiences. Her other interests that she likes to pursue during her downtime is scuba diving, fishing, water sports, roller-skating, yoga and barre classes. Shelby is thrilled to share the magic of the Caribbean/Virgin Islands and to create new holiday memories with you aboard M/Y JUST ENOUGH!
Cassandra Lotze – 3rd Stew – South African
Cassie is enjoying the start of her career in yachting!
She has a love for travel and is skilled in the service industry which naturally guided her to life as a yachtie. Cassie is warm and friendly along with her hospitality skills is a wonderful addition to the interior team. Another skillset she can bring to the table is her keen eye for detail due to her Copywriting skills. She loves being on the water and enjoying music – especially singing! Some of her other interests include hiking, water sports, reading and writing. Cassie is excited to share the charm of the Caribbean/Virgin Islands and create new memories with you aboard M/Y JUST ENOUGH
Daan De Beer – Bosun – South African
He is enthusiastic, knowledgeable, focussed and loves the ocean. He prides himself in doing the job to the best of his ability along with the well-being and safety of the charter guests. His work experience is varied from being a life-guard for five years, completing mechanical restoration projects, hospitality to yachting. His passion for the sea and water-sports is vital for a successful charter programme. In his spare time, Daan likes to go surfing, free diving, fishing, sailing, hiking, kayaking, motocross, endure riding, water skiing and keeping fit. Daan is delighted to share the magic of the Caribbean/Virgin Islands to create new adventures with you aboard M/Y JUST ENOUGH!
Lauren Hockenberry – Deckhand – American
She is energetic, friendly and hardworking with a love for the ocean above and below. Progressed from riding four wheelers, going hunting to spear fishing, diving and finally, yachting. She has totally fallen in love with yachting and has always had a passion traveling and meeting new people from all over the world. Outside of work, she leads an active and social lifestyle. Enjoys scuba-diving, spear fishing, DYI projects, making people laugh and working out.
Lauren is excited to share the beauty of the Caribbean/Virgin Islands to create new adventures and memories with you aboard M/Y JUST ENOUGH!