Captain Name: Dylan Fairfield
Captain Nationality: South Africa
Number of Crew: 2
Captain Dylan and Chef Isabella’s easy going charm, enthusiasm and passion for life is infectious. With their professional approach and years of experience, this polite captain and chef team are ready to provide the ultimate island vacation. Captain Dylan and chef Isabella believe that attention to detail and personal touches make all the difference. They offer the highest standard and this is part of what sets them up as a top crew in the Virgin Islands. Unique to our industry are their white uniforms that add a certain sophistication to their guests’ vacations. Dylan is waiting ashore to escort guests to Slivochka, where Isabella welcomes you aboard with ice cold, refreshing hand towels.
Captain Dylan guides you to perfect bays and secret spots, pairing your expectations and his knowledge to make exploring the Virgin Islands all the more enjoyable. Nothing is too much for any of his guests, be that sun tanning on the sky lounge with a cocktail in hand, or getting you involved in sailing Slivochka. Dylan looks forward to making this vacation everything you hope for. Fully qualified and commercially endorsed as a MCA/RYA Yacht Master Offshore 200GT, Dylan has a full STCW and is PADI certified. With this captain, you are in the best possible hands our industry can provide. Both are peoples people, who love children, so families of all sizes are welcome, as are adults and business parties.
Dylan grew up sailing the Indian and Atlantic Oceans with his family, totaling 20 000 NM over six years, having left his home of South Africa at age 6. His interest in sailing, and a life on the water is second nature to him.
Chef/1st Mate Isabella Matterson
Isabella is from Cape Town, South Africa. She has always had a love for the ocean and outdoors. Once she joined the Yachting Industry, Isabella found a love for sailing. She has sailed the East Coast of the USA, the Caribbean, the Mediterranean and the South Pacific. After gaining her sea time, she undertook her Captain’s license and now holds a RYA 200 ton Yachtmaster Offshore.
Isabella’s passion for cooking started whilst living at home cooking for her family and friends. She became inspired to take on a culinary career while working with different yacht chefs aboard. She later attended a professional cooking course at Ashburton Chefs Academy in the UK.
Isabella always uses fresh local ingredients of the highest quality available. She will create a unique and exciting menu plan according to your preferences.
Isabella is a very adventurous person and has a lust for travel. She also holds her PADI Divemaster and AIDA Free Diver Certification.