Captain Name: Keenan Gingrich
Captain Nationality: USA
Number of Crew: 2
Keenan & Ashley share a distinct love of water and sea life, after heading to the South Pacific’s Kingdom of Tonga to swim with humpback whales, Keenan & Ashley met sailorstraveling the world and fell in lovewith sailing. It has since become a way of life, sailing has not only pulled their passions together, but it has made them grow. After returning to the US, they bought a 24ft monohull and worked through ASA training, meeting some of the most kind and helpful sailors who encouraged them to pursue their dreams of leaving the 9 -5 and running a charter boat in warmer waters.
Keenan & Ashley both grew up in Colorado leading to a life long love of the outdoors between them their hobbies include wildlife photography, underwater photography, freediving, mountain biking, skiing, camping, woodworking, scuba diving, white water rafting, paddle boarding, yoga & fitness to name a few things and they are passionate about sharing these hobbies with guests, helping even the most hesitant guests make the most of their vacation both in and out of the water!
From a young age Keenan longed for adventure and sought it out. By the time he was 11 he was open water scuba-certified and had the opportunity to dive in multiple countries. From there he pursued his adventures all across the globe. While in Koh Phi Phi, Thailand, a diving mecca, he decided to get his Dive Master certification to continue the journey & from there worked as a Dive Master in Palau. Keenan is currently completing his his Dive Instructor training
to share his love of diving with aspiring divers!
Growing up in an Italian American home food has always been an important part of Ashley’s life, learning to cook at a young age. This love of cooking has followed her around the world first learning to cook in Tuscany at 18 and jumping at opportunities to take additional cooking courses wherever she goes. Ashley spent her time at home hosting dinner parties and could not have found a better fit than as a catamaran chef. With a focus on whole, natural foods with worldwide inspiration she is sure to create dishes to wow the senses!