Captain Name: Giovanni Damiani
Captain Nationality: UK
Number of Crew: 3
Gio is a highly experienced Captain who finds his fulfilment from connecting people with the sea and enjoying their experiences vicariously through them. Born and raised in London, his career began at young age teaching sailing and windsurfing at home and in Greece. A before moving to Australia to study for a degree in marine biology, conduct underwater acoustic research and guide marine wildlife tours. Eventually he bought his own 50ft sailboat and used it to lead documentary filmmaking expeditions thousands of miles around the Caribbean, resulting in work published by National Geographic. He is also an expert freediver and a PADI Dive Instructor. Gio takes great pride in ensuring the highest levels of safety onboard while helping guests to have the adventure of a lifetime.
Gio is joined by…
An adventuruous foodie with a passion for the environment and the sea, Martina has a background ranging from mechanics to medicine. Finally she found home on the seven seas, freediving and exploring. Spending the last few years in almost every department of the yachting industry, the passion for food and the freedom to be creative through cooking eventually led her to the galley. Tina is enthusiastic about whole foods and loves to create fresh and healthy dishes, utilising local produce and ingredients. She specialises in asian cuisine, Japanese her favourite, but takes inspiration from all over the world and is confident producing meals for any kind of diet.
A south Florida girl passionate about the sunshine, Raven spent most of her previous life working for an iconic hotel and tiki bar on Hollywood beach, mixing drinks and looking after hotel guests. As a long term member of the team she understood the importance of maintaining a reputation for outstanding service and hospitality, bringing in a crowd of regulars who could always feel at home under her care. She recently moved into the yachting industry to explore beyond the horizon while using her eye for detail to maintain a first class hotel environment onboard and making sure her guests always feel pampered and well looked after. She’s also out on deck, pulling lines and driving the tender, making sure the adventure is always flowing.