Please Meet Our Crew!
Brad is a citizen of Australia and is also a US permanent resident. Brad commenced his career in hospitality management where he worked in several of Australia�s top 5 star hotels. Throughout this time he also worked as a Dive Master and as a Mate within the heavy tackle marlin charter fleet of the Great Barrier Reef. Then after 3 years of managing his local Yacht Club and Marina, Brad branched out overseas in year 2000 and has been working full time in the super yacht industry since. Brad has since cruised the world extensively, including two Atlantic and two Pacific crossings, and remote locations such as Palau, Micronesia, and Hawaii on several yachts ranging from 22M to 70M, and completed charter seasons in New England, The Bahamas, Mediterranean and Caribbean waters. In addition, Brad has managed three yacht re-fits, and has gained expertise in many facets of the yachting industry. Brads hospitable nature and wide knowledge of the worlds best cruising grounds make him ideally suited to be not only your captain, but also your host and guide during your cruise. It will be his personal pleasure to welcome you on board M/Y Rena.
Born and raised in northeast New England Rob has always had an appreciation of nature and the outdoors. After receiving his bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering and Technology at Wentworth Institute of Technology he sought out a life in the world of yachting, and joined RENA as a deckhand. After spending nearly three years learning the ropes, he has now earned his US Coast Guard 100Ton Master/500Ton Mates license and has taken the responsibilities as First Officer.
Born and raised in Wales United Kingdom. Justin has served in the Royal Navy for 23 years as an electro mechanical engineer on both submarines and ships. Justin retried from the British navy in 2011 and then joined the Super Yacht industry. Justin’s hobbies range from restoring old VW campers, loves live music and occasionally enjoys karaoke. Justin aims to ensure you have a trouble free voyage and will make your stay as pleasant as possible.
Born and raised in the Hoosier state of Indiana, Amelia developed a passion for cooking at a young age. While in high school she attended a technical baking and pastry program for two years before choosing to attend Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island. After a four-year program she graduated with a bachelors in culinary nutrition. Since graduation she has had the opportunity to refine her skills by working in 4 diamond resorts, being a personal chef for the nutritionally challenged, and finally finding her passion for the water with her background in yachting.
Born in Australia. Joanne grew up in Auckland, New Zealand. While working within the Professional Photographic field she pursued many leisure activities. Amongst one of her favorites was racing sailboats. This was a passion that she partook in for over 20 years. Racing competitively within the Hauraki Gulf and outer Auckland harbour, her passion for the sea and enthusiasm for travel and adventure led her to a career within the luxury yacht industry. She has visited many ports all over South and North America, Caribbean, Bahamas, Mediterranean, Europe as well as backpacking through Asia, and the Pacific. Joanne has also had extensive experience on busy Charter Yachts; She looks forward to welcoming you on board for a pleasurable and exciting experience.
Jess grew up in the sunny Bay of Islands, in the North Island of New Zealand. After receiving her Bachelor of Sport and Leisure at Waikato University Jess then set off on her overseas experience. A kiwi surrounded by beautiful beaches her whole childhood it only seemed natural to start a career in the Super Yacht industry. Seven years later she still loves exceeding guest’s expectations! In her spare time, she enjoys dancing, travelling abroad, reading, sports and leading a healthy life style.
Julia grew up on the small west coast island of Sweden called Tjörn. She loves the ocean and enjoys all kinds of watersports including lobster fishing, diving & surfing. She competed in show jumping since she was 11 years old, and also enjoys traveling the globe, skiing and reading. She looks forward to welcoming you aboard!
Ross is originally from Little Rock, Arkansas. He grew up on the Lakes wake boarding, skiing, also playing baseball. Being on the water is a passion and having a good time comes natural. With this Ross made the transition to Super Yachts. Ross enjoys fitness, and drone piloting are his hobbies of interest. He Welcome Aboard!!