Captain Name: Jean Bacave
Captain Nationality: French
Number of Crew: 5
CAPTAIN – Jean BACAVE
French – 56 years old.
Languages: English, French
Captain on TEMPEST since 2008, Jean has over 25 years of experience on sailing and motor yachts spanning the globe. He knows the Mediterranean like the back of his hand so any itinerary and desire is an achievable pleasure for him. Jean exudes the passion and the hospitality which is synonymous with his roots and his warm personality.
CHEF – Virginie DUMON
French – 46 y.o
Languages: French, English with a notion of Italian
Virginie is a French dynamic chef who started studying Catering & Hospitality on the French Riviera where she worked as Maitre D’ in several luxurious restaurants.
She then moved to the UK where she spent six years in studying International Hospitality Management and successively working as waitress, restaurant manager and Maître D’ in prestigious places such as “Drones” in London for the Michelin Stars British Chef Marco Pierre White. This is where she developed her skills and her passion for cooking.
Passionate about travel, she has visited many places around the world improving her cooking skills and technics along the way
She Came back to France in 2011 and finally joined the world of yachtingy where she found herself fully fulfilled on the sea providing cuisine in a more intimate environment..
Specialising in Mediterranean, European & International Cooking, she can match any requirement, vegetarian or gluten free providing very healthy dishes using the finest and freshest of ingredients,
Previously Chef on 30m MY Quid Pro Quo and 66m MY Okto, she is
now happy to start her fifth season onboard TEMPEST WS.
Particularly creative, she is looking forward to providing a real culinary experience to her guests.
STEWARDESS – Rome STASTNY –
French – 30 y.o
Languages: Engilsh, French
Rome is very familiar to the luxury world with relevant experiences in housekeeping and as a nanny. She started her professional path studying Design and Fashion in Paris and Chicago where she then worked as a Housekeeper for a familly and their 3 Children. Rome is a hard worker with many skills, she can work under pressure and she is a good multi tasker with attention to detail. Passionated about traveling, Rome has a very positive attitude and gentle nature and will go out of her way to make sure her guests have everything they need.
ENGINEER – Yann DE OLIVEIRA
French – 42 y.o
Languages: English, French
Yann has a technical background specialized in electronical installation that he has practiced working for two renowned French shipyards, although he worked in hospitality in Asia for the last fifteen years as bartender. Traveling to French Polynesia in 2014, he had the chance to join 69m motor yacht TIA MOANA as engineer. Hard worker, he has proven himself and is happy to start his third season on M/Y TEMPEST WS.
DECKHAND – Raphael PILLET
French – 27 y.o
Languages : English, French
Having acquired yachting experience in French Polynesia, this native of Nice came back to sail into the Mediterranean Sea to develop his skills on various yachts. This young man is found of sea sports such as surf, kite surf, funboard, spearfishing. During his free time he like to travel and discover other countries and cultures. Raphael is willing to satisfy every guests on board.