Captain Name: Scott Gaffga
Captain Nationality: American
Number of Crew: 8
SCOTT GAFFGA | CAPTAIN | AMERICAN
Scott began his career on the ocean as a young teenager, working on fishing boats in the Florida Keys. Yachting became a natural progression as he entered adulthood. At the time he was one of the industry’s youngest captains to take the helm. From there he dedicated himself to one Owner through 3 boats, 2 new of them new-builds. Building one of the most successful charter programs in the Bahamas. Scott has been navigating the islands for 15 years and loves to show guests its hidden gems. His favorite pastime in the Bahamas is free-diving and spearfishing. When not traveling with TCB you’ll find Scott living the ultimate dad life with his wife and two young children.
JARED HOSKINS | FIRST OFFICER | AMERICAN
Jared grew up in Ormond Beach with Florida saltwater in his veins. He spent his childhood years fishing, surfing, and diving both with tanks and free diving. He took his passion for the ocean and turned it in to a career he loves. Prior to M/Y TCB Jared has worked on M/Y Serenity (With Captain Scott), M/Y Sliver Lining. In both his professional and personal life he loves to free dive, spearfish, and sport fish.
JAKE COOKE | ENGINEER | BRITISH
Jake was born and raised in Bristol, England, the son of an engineer. He followed his father’s footsteps into engineering. Jake completed a three year technical apprenticeship with the U.K. Ministry of Defense. His wanderlust brought him to the world of yachting, where he could marry his skills with the desire to see the world. He is a fun energetic part of a great team. During his off-time he enjoys staying active by playing football (soccer), golf, spearfishing and offshore fishing. P.S he also make a great cup of tea!
KERRIGAN MASON | CHIEF STEWARDESS | AMERICAN
Kerrigan was born and raised in Stuart, a beautiful seaside town located on the East Coast of Florida, renowned for its beautiful scenery. Kerrigan spent the majority of her childhood immersed in the sea. With her passion for the ocean, travel and hospitality she decided the yachting industry would be the perfect fit, which included flying to London for professional butler training. Kerrigan enjoys challenges and takes pride in providing excellent service on board M/Y TCB. In her free time she enjoys photography, fashion and spending time with family and friends.
ERICK VILCHES | DECKHAND | AMERICAN
Erick hails from the land-locked town of Austin, Texas. After spreading his wings and attending Visual Arts School in Germany he realized he wanted to pursue a career that would abide his wanderlust spirit of traveling the world. He discovered yachting and quickly realized the industry fit well with his spirit. Erick is a third-degree black belt wielding ex-firefighter with a soft side for painting and sculpting. The ocean has become entwined in his spirit as he now loves water sports. In his free time you’ll find Erick at the gym, playing tennis or training for half marathon races. Fluent in Spanish (read, speak, write). Understands German.
BRITTANY FAVORS | 2nd STEWARDESS | AMERICAN
Brittany, was born and raised in the beautiful seaside town of Stuart, Florida. With a love for the outdoors as an avid scuba diver, Brittany left her job as an Emergency Room technician and has begun her career in yachting. The majority of her life she has been on and around the water with her family, taking advantage of Stuarts breathtaking scenery. She also enjoys coaching lacrosse in her free time as well as practicing photography with friends. Brittany is looking forward to this new venture and is excited to travel and bring new positivity in her life while creating unforgettable memories onboard M/Y TCB.
ALEX FLANNERY | CHEF | AMERICAN