Captain Name: Kevin Gentles
Captain Nationality: Canadian/UK
Number of Crew: 3
CAPTAIN KEVIN GENTLES
Kevin was born in Edmonton, Alberta Canada. He moved to the British Virgin Islands at a young age where his family owned and operated a charter company on a large Sailing trimaran for 24 years. While living in the islands he started his career as a deckhand/stew and has since worked in various different roles such as Detailer, painter, deckhand, lead deckhand, bosun, first mate on large sailing yachts and motor yachts as well as Captain taking out day sails.
Recently coming from the position of the First officer on a Royal Families Flagship Yacht. He knows high-end service AND fun.
He has been involved in the marine industry from a young age. His immediate family is made up of Captains, SCUBA Instructors, Marine Engineers, Surveyors, and Naval Architects. So the ocean is in his blood.
Some of his interests include diving, which he is currently completing his divemaster, exploring new locations, exercising, and riding motorcycles.
Kevin has lived and worked around the world on yachts including all over the Mediterranean, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, The Maldives, and the Philippines.
He has many interesting stories to share and is a very outgoing person who has never met a stranger. He is happy to return to his roots and be closer to family. He always had a deep love for the British Virgin Islands.
CHEF NICOLE BOWMAN
100 T license with a Sailing Endorsement. She additionally carries a certificate in Culinary Arts, HABC QCF from Ashburton, STCW, and ENG1
Nicole has spent 7 years as a successful Charter Chef on a variety of Sailing and Motor Yachts progressively making her way up in size and quality. Nicole hails from “where the cows are” in the middle of Florida.
Outside of work, she enjoys SCUBA diving, hiking, and exploring Islands.
STEWARDESS DIANE MOFFITT
Diane is no stranger to the British Virgin Islands after spending several years working for the Tortola Sailing School. She hails from the United Kingdom and has spent the last few years as stewardess on a variety of yachts. She enjoys traveling, meeting new people, sailing, great food and all things farming! Diane has done chef duties for Ski Chalets and will provide great cocktails, theme parties and friendly attention to detail onboard MARIAH PRINCESS III.
ENGINEER/FIRST MATE – As required
MARIAH PRINCESS III will run with 3-4 crew members.
****CREW IS FULLY VACCINATED FOR COVID-19****