Captain Name: François Labbé
Captain Nationality: French
Number of Crew: 2
Captain: François Labbé
François is a citizen of the world. He grew up in Paris, Egypt, and the USA. He traveled extensively in South America. He has sailed across the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, His native language is French, and he is also fluent in English and Spanish. He has made lifelong friends around the world. Wherever guests come from, he knows intuitively how to make them feel welcome aboard TRILOGY.
François began sailing at four years old, took a few years off and then went back to the water at the age of 12, on every type of boat available: skiff, funboard, racing monohulls, Hobie Cat 16, Optimist, 420, 470, and vintage sailboats. In 1995 he was a Federal Sailing Instructor and by 1999 had earned his 1st degree sailing instructor certification. He sold power boats for 10 years and achieved a degree in Yachting Business. Then he launched his career in charter yachting.
Whether guests prefer an interactive or discreet charter, his goal is to provide the very best service. As an expert captain, he says, “I am there with great pleasure, but doing my job properly is my priority; safety first, then pleasure, then fun.” Friends describe him as highly reliable, responsible and with a good sense of humor. In addition to sailing, he enjoys bodyboarding, snowboarding, mountain trekking, traveling and sharing dinners with family and friends, both old and new. As a charter yacht captain, his motto is ideal: there is no problem, there are only solutions. Whatever the dreams and desires of guests, his goal is to make it happen.
Chef: La Mya Bouatir
La Mya is a French national who has been in the food industry since 2008 and has worked as a yacht chef since 2012. Her extensive experience in restaurants and yachts has taken her all over the world. Everywhere she travels she adds to her repertoire of gourmet recipes. Guests aboard TRILOGY should prepare to loosen their belts.
La Mya excels at French cuisine and also specializes in Bulgarian, Italian, Corsican and Creole recipes. She also speaks fluent English and Bulgarian and basic Italian. Menu planning can escalate to deliciously unconventional for charter guests who are foodies or gourmets with a sophisticated palate. For most charter guests, her traditional dishes and comfort food get rave reviews. Whatever your preferences, La Mya is certain to step up to the plate.