CAPTAIN TIMOTHY LAUGHRIDGE
A captain's captain, Tim has more than three decades of professional experience and holds a U.S. Coast Guard 1600/3000 gross tons Master's license. Tim has logged more than 300,000 sea miles, done multiple transatlantic and transpacific crossings, and completed two global circumnavigations. He has captained numerous large vessels both sail and power, competed in prestigious regattas and offshore races throughout the world, and overseen the construction or major refit of a variety of yachts.
Additional accomplishments include being one of the founders of the high-profile Bucket Regattas in Newport (originally in Nantucket) and St. Barth's. When not in command of LADY VICTORIA, you may cross his path around the globe participating in the many Superyacht regattas.
Hailing from New England, Timothy is very familiar with the cruising grounds spanning from Nova Scotia to as far south as Key West. He has had many successful charters over the years in Florida and the Bahamas.
During the 3+ years that Timothy has been working with LADY VICTORIA's owner, he has garnered a reputation for keeping his boats in impeccable condition both in the guest areas and below deck.
Captain Timothy brings together an experienced, professional, compatible, and fun-loving crew, and with Timothy's creative and energetic flair for entertaining, the crew of LADY VICTORIA aim to exceed the expectations of the most demanding clients.
CHEF GAYLINN FAST
Gaylinn has been in the hospitality industry for over two decades owning a successful boutique bed and breakfast and an event and catering company. She has worked for and with many celebrity chefs and is a graduate of Matthew Kenny Culinary Academy. Gaylinn has traveled extensively and creates dishes that reflect those experiences. She is especially fond of Mediterranean and garden-to-table cuisine. Gaylinn also enjoys baking and will prepare seasonal muffins, scones, and cookies for guests of LADY VICTORIA.
In her free time, Gaylinn loves to hike, forage, bike, swim, sail, snorkel, paddleboard, kayak, ice skate, read and spend time with her daughter Grace. Gaylinn is also a professional DJ and loves music!
STEWARDESS CARRIE BOZZARD
Carrie has been in the hospitality industry for 17 years and excels in guest service relations. She has a strong passion for being out on the water and this prompted her to pursue a position in the yachting industry. Her attention to detail and positive outlook allows her to provide great quality of service and the absolute best charter experience for her guests. Carrie has held previous positions on M/Y FAR NIENTE, S/Y CHE, M/Y DONA LOLA, M/Y APHRODITE, AND M/Y CHARADE.
ENGINEER PAUL MARTIN
From Cape Town, South Africa, Paul now lives in Ft Lauderdale and has been yachting full time since 1999. His sailing has taken him from Africa across the Indian Ocean to Thailand as well as several times across the Atlantic Ocean.
Over the last couple of years, he has worked on yachts along the US E and W-coasts, Bahamas, Caribbean, Mexico and the Mediterranean. His certifications include being a MCA Y3 Chief Engineer and a 200T Master. Prior to yachting he worked as an engineer in the nuclear power generation field. His other interests include scuba diving, photography and music. For relaxation he plays the guitar or travelling the world on his motorcycles. Ultimately boating and travel are his passions and he enjoys sharing this enthusiasm with others.
MATE JEREMY ELLISON
Jeremy hails from Syracuse, NY and has worked in mechanical engineering for a military defense company. He spent many summers of his youth tooling around on different water crafts, from hobie cats to motor sailers. He's very approachable and loves to get involved in the water sports with the guests. He's great with kids and his enthusiasm as a crew member on this yacht is contagious. Jeremy has experience in bartending and the hospitality industry, has his 100-ton captain's license, and is a PADI rescue diver.