Captain Name: Chris Conrad
Captain Nationality: Australian
Number of Crew: 4
CHRIS CONRAD- Captain
From small beginnings, Captain Chris has always been destined to be on the water. Chris grew up on the ocean in the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. He has traveled the world working on a variety of yachts from the Mediterranean, Caribbean, US East Coast and some of the most remote places on earth in the Pacific. He started out on race boats, later moved to large sailing yachts and now skipper on motor yachts. Chris loves what he does and his positive attitude is contagious with both crew and guests. Having fun in the sun is closest to Chris’ heart. Chris loves to photography, enjoys diving hiking and riding his motorbike. Chris is sure to make your journey on board MY REFLECTIONS fun, relaxing and safe.
GRACE ABEL – CHEF
Being health conscious and active drives this native Californian. Graduating from California Polytechnic University for Wine Business, Grace traveled the world making wine and working as a Sommelier before changing careers into the yachting industry. She also loves water sports and is a PADI Scuba Instructor.
Cooking from a young age, she truly has a passion for food and will light up the evening with fresh ingredients making delicious meals. With custom meal plans for any diet including gluten free, Paleo, vegetarian and diabetic; Grace will keep your health choices first without compromising taste. From Mediterranean, Mexican and Asian cuisine, to grilling outdoors on the barbeque; you will not want to leave after this dining experience. Bon appetite!
ROGER CONRADIE- Engineer/Mate
Working as a lifeguard, form 14, on the East Coast of South Africa, Roger has had a strong passion for the ocean. Fresh out of high school Roger completed his Coastal Skippers and has been making his way around the world on sailing yachts ever since. From running smaller racing yachts to working with Captain Chris previously on large Sailing yachts, Roger is the ideal mate for entertaining shore excursions and a vast range of watersport activities.
His hobbies include; surfing, trail running, spearfishing and sailing. As well as holding his master of yachts captains license he is also a qualified padi divemaster and has over 50,000 nautical miles offshore sailing experience.
Languages: English, Zulu & Afrikaans
LEAH GALLICHAN – Stewardess
Growing up on the small island of Jersey, United Kingdom, Leah has always had a love for the ocean. She grew up on the beach paddle boarding and surfing. Leah has had many years experience in hotels, cocktail bars and restaurants before deciding to try a life at sea.
Always accommodating with a bright smile and upbeat attitude, she is sure to ensure you have a memorial time onboard.
Languages: The Queens English