Captain Name: Cagdas Acar
Captain Nationality: Turkish
Number of Crew: 5
CAPTAIN/ Cagdas Acar
Cagdas was born in a little town near Ankara but moved down to the beautiful coastal town of Bodrum when he was three years old. He started as a deckhand at an early age and is meanwhile 18 years at sea. Cagdas finished Maritime School and has cruised around many places such as Spain and Italy and knows the Greek islands like the back of his hand. Before he joined Schatz in 2010, he was working onboard several famous Gullets and speaks very good English, basic Italian and a little German. Cagdas is an adventurous character and will make your time onboard an unforgettable and safe experience.
CHEF/ Tezcan Kutlu
Tezcan was born and raised in Koycegiz a picturesque town close to Marmaris, very famous for their citrus orchards. He worked at several prestigious seafood restaurants for many years before he decided to work at sea back in 2006. Since then he worked on well known charter and private vessels and is with the Schatz team since winter 2014. Tezcan creates beautiful healthy Mediterranean meals and has a passion for Italian desserts. In his free time he enjoys attending culinary training and spending time with his children. Tezcan is a calm and polite person and speaks Turkish and beginner lever English.
STEWARDESS/ Sema Berkyar
Sema was born and raised in Marmaris, one of the major harbor towns on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey. With three years of hospitality position onboard celebrity cruises as well as hotel restaurant experience, you can be sure that the guests are in good hands. It is Semas second year as a chief stewardess onboard charter yachts. In her spare time she likes to study languages and spending time with friends and family. She speaks very good English, Turkish and medium level Italian and Spanish.
FIRST MATE/ Okan Uysal
Okan was born and raised in the Aegean town of Bodrum and spent the last ten years non-stop at sea. He joined us on Schatz in 2013, is a hard working individual and loves being part of the team. Familiar with working on charter yachts, Okan is passionate about sailing and water sports and likes being pushed by the high work level. In his free time he loves playing football and keeping fit and healthy.
DECKHAND/ Ozan Akdal
Ozan was born in beautiful Izmir in 1992. He has been at sea since 2009 and he began his career on sailing charter vessels in Bodrum. Ozan joined the Schatz team as a deckhand in the winter of 2015 and is looking very much forward to provide an excellent service onboard. He is a fun character with a great sense of humor. Ozans hobbies include swimming, diving and fishing. He speaks Turkish and intermediate level English.