Captain Name: Gregory K. Langridge
Number of Crew: 4
Captain: Gregory K. Langridge
Languages: English (native speaker), French (basic)
A professionally qualified captain with 13 years of experience, Gregory is a lifelong sailor with extensive experience in the yacht charter industry. In addition to his maritime background, captain Gregory is skilled enough to repair and maintain most onboard systems. Apart from sailing and various water sports, he is passionate about archery and motocross. A great host, he welcomes you on board ORION for an unbelievable journey with his wonderful crew.
Chef: Vanessa Bruc Langridge
Languages: French (native speaker), English (fluent), Spanish (basic)
Consumed with sailing, hospitality and cooking, Vanessa has been successfully working in the tourism sector for 13 years. Talented and creative, she adores cooking and always looks for fresh healthy local produce whenever possible. Vanessa derives her culinary inspiration from extensive travelling throughout the world and enjoys creating elegantly prepared dishes rich with flavours and fresh ingredients. Her passion for making guests happy and an extensive background in tourism make your vacations onboard ORION an experience of a lifetime.
Stewardess: Eva Oplustilova
Languages: Czech (native speaker), English, Spanish
A passionate seafarer, Eva loves her job on board and feels at home at sea. She has worked on a variety of charter vessels over the past 6 years, where she has gained a lot of experience in hospitality, cooking, provisioning, table setting, meal service, flower arrangements, lines and fenders handling.
She enjoys entertaining guests and sharing her great travel and diving experience. In her recent job she took care of up to 32 guests cruising on the Mexican Pacific coast and diving with sharks and giant mantas.
Hospitable and outgoing, Eva loves to make people smile and strives to provide relaxing and carefree journey on board.
Deckhand: Harvey Blackie
Highly motivated, positive and skilled, Harvey cannot imagine his life away from the sea. A sport lover, he has taken part in many water sports activities and progressed to a fully qualified PADI Divemaster after finishing an award winning diving school in Thailand.
Harvey has gained valuable experience as a professional dive instructor in Southeast Asia, worked as a rescue and scallop diver, a deckhand and a skipper on a safety boat facing some of the toughest conditions Scotland’s West Coast has to offer.
Friendly and communicative, Harvey will make sure guests have a safe and unforgettable holiday on board ORION.