Captain Name: Hylton Wess
Captain Nationality: South African
Number of Crew: 2
After spending just a few minutes with Hylton and Amy you will pick up on their passion for the ocean. Growing up on the East Coast of South Africa meant their childhoods were both full of outdoor adventures, with family and friends, along the coastline. Hylton and Amy have spent the last 7 years together on the ocean running SCUBA trips, spearfishing trips, whale swimming trips, line fishing trips as well as term and adventure yacht charters. Three of these years were spent living in the remote islands of Tonga in the South Pacific, this has taught them a lot about enjoying and appreciating the simple things in life. What they enjoy most is sharing their passion for the ocean with others, those new to it and those who are already ocean souls like themselves.
Hylton has covered many miles in his sailing career which started off 10 years ago delivering sailing yachts from South Africa to various parts of the world. Hylton is a certified freediver, SCUBA dive master, in-water whale swim guide and RYA yacht master. The minute you meet Hylton you will catch on to his passion for spearfishing, fishing and freediving. His charisma and enthusiasm will make everyone feel at home onboard. He is an extremely competent Captain and in water guide and will be sure to share any knowledge about freediving and spearfishing to those who are interested.
Amy is a certified Rescue SCUBA diver, freediver, in-water whale swim guide and has her honors degree in Marine Biology. She is very confident in the water and will always be willing to take guests out to find some interesting creatures or critters to observe. She would love to share any knowledge to inquisitive minds, no matter how young or old. Her passion and bubbly personality make her an instant hit with guests. She has completed 2 Atlantic crossings and has thoroughly enjoyed living onboard sail boats for the last 4 years around the Caribbean.
Amy and Hylton both enjoy spending time in the galley. They have picked up recipes from the South Pacific, Indonesia, South Africa and the Caribbean that they will share with you during your stay. They love to create delicious meals that are sure to please the taste buds. One of their favourite parts of their lifestyle is being able to selectively catch what they cook and create fresh and delicious meals onboard or over a beach bonfire.
The crew cannot wait to have you onboard. There will be many stories told and laughs had, but most of all they cannot wait to share our beautiful oceans with you.