Captain Name: Brad Baker
Captain Nationality: Australia
Number of Crew: 8
Please Meet Our Crew!
Brad is a citizen of Australia and is also a US permanent resident. Brad commenced his career in hospitality management where he worked in several of Australia’s top 5 star hotels. Throughout this time he also worked as a Dive Master and as a Mate within the heavy tackle marlin charter fleet of the Great Barrier Reef. Then after 3 years of managing his local Yacht Club and Marina, Brad branched out overseas in year 2000 and has been working full time in the super yacht industry since. Brad has since cruised the world extensively, including two Atlantic and two Pacific crossings, and remote locations such as Palau, Micronesia, and Hawaii on several yachts ranging from 22M to 70M, and completed charter seasons in New England, The Bahamas, Mediterranean and Caribbean waters. In addition, Brad has managed three yacht re-fits, and has gained expertise in many facets of the yachting industry. Brads hospitable nature and wide knowledge of the worlds best cruising grounds make him ideally suited to be not only your captain, but also your host and guide during your cruise. It will be his personal pleasure to welcome you on board M/Y Rena.
Trevor Morton was raised on good morals and southern hospitality by a very close family in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. At the young age of 5 his father introduced him to the sport of surfing. Through this he gained a huge appreciation and respect for the ocean and everything it has to offer. By the age of 20 years Trevor came across the professional yacht industry where he could apply his southern hospitality and need for adventure, including his love for the ocean to. He never looked back, gaining years of experience and knowledge along the way. His main goal is providing guests with an unforgettable experience and stories they will be talking about for a lifetime.
Born and raised in Wales United Kingdom. Justin has served in the Royal Navy for 23 years as an electro mechanical engineer on both submarines and ships. Justin retried from the British navy in 2011 and then joined the Super Yacht industry. Justin’s hobbies range from restoring old VW campers, loves live music and occasionally enjoys karaoke.
Justin aims to ensure you have a trouble free voyage and will make your stay as pleasant as possible.
Sean was born in Saginaw Michigan where he was raised until he was 13 and then moved to South Dakota. After graduating from high school, Sean moved back to Michigan for a few years before landing in Boulder Colorado where I honed my passion for the culinary arts. Sean has worked in many different types of restaurants including historic hotels, fine dining and casual dining restaurants. Then moved to Ft Lauderdale Florida in 2006 to try his hand at the yachting industry and has been here ever since. Sean has recently finished a circumnavigation which took 2 years and visited some amazing places he may have never, been able to see. When he has free time, you will find him listening to live music at any festivals anywhere in the world. He also enjoys snowboarding, bicycling, hiking and anything on the water. Sean hopes you have a fantastic time on board and will provide you with the absolute best dining experience.
Born in Australia. Joanne grew up in Auckland, New Zealand. While working within the Professional Photographic field she pursued many leisure activities. Amongst one of her favorites was racing sailboats. This was a passion that she partook in for over 20 years. Racing competitively within the Hauraki Gulf and outer Auckland harbor, her passion for the sea and enthusiasm for travel and adventure led her to a career within the luxury yacht industry. She has visited many ports all over South and North America, Caribbean, Bahamas, Mediterranean, Europe as well as backpacking through Asia, and the Pacific. Joanne has also had extensive experience on busy Charter Yachts; She looks forward to welcoming you on board for a pleasurable and exciting experience.
Jess grew up in the sunny Bay of Islands, in the North Island of New Zealand. After receiving her Bachelor of Sport and Leisure at Waikato University Jess then set off on her overseas experience. A kiwi surrounded by beautiful beaches her whole childhood it only seemed natural to start a career in the Super Yacht industry. Seven years later she still loves exceeding guest’s expectations! In her spare time, she enjoys dancing, travelling abroad, reading, sports and leading a healthy life style.
Julia grew up on the small west coast island of Sweden called Tjörn. She loves the ocean and enjoys all kinds of watersports including lobster fishing, diving & surfing. She competed in show jumping since she was 11 years old, and also enjoys traveling the globe, Hiking, skiing and reading. She looks forward to welcoming you aboard!
Ross is originally from Little Rock, Arkansas. He grew up on the Lakes wake boarding, skiing, also playing baseball. Being on the water is a passion and having a good time comes natural. With this Ross made the transition to Super Yachts. Ross enjoys fitness, and drone piloting are his hobbies of interest. Ross Welcome’s you aboard for some fun adventures on the water!!