Capt. Justin Lowd
Justin was born in the sunny state of Florida and then moved to Pennsylvania until he graduated high school. After so many cold winters, he decided to move back to Florida where he worked as mate at his aunt and uncles diving boats in Key Largo. In 2002, he became a certified dive master and continued his love for the water. In 2005, he obtained his 100-ton master, TWIC, towing endorsement and first aid CPR. He then moved to Miami where he was manager at Tow Boat US Miami. Having such big love for the water then decides to pursue his captain career and lands on M/Y Carpe Diem where he has been for the last four years. The owner went from a beautiful 58 Atlantis to a luxurious 77s azimuth. He strives to provide outstanding service; safety is his priority and a fun experience.
Rotational Capt. Adrian Cabrera
Capt. Adrian Cabrera was born and raised in south Florida. He started in the marine industry as a marine engineer and moved his way up to becoming a captain. He has been operating private vessels for 10 years now and recently upgraded his license to a 200 ton. His experience ranges from the engine room to navigating the Caribbean waters of the Bahamas and beyond. He has been married to his wife Amber of 12 years and has two children with her. Capt. Adrian prides himself in a flawless safety and navigation record.
Chief Stew/ Cook – Alina Hernandez
Alina has been in the service industry for years; from hostess to bartender to restaurant manager she always had a deep love for providing clients with best customer service, experiences and memories. She has been in the United States for over 15 years and has found a deep love for the maritime industry as soon as she arrived here. She absorbed and developed skills around every aspect of a luxury yacht from regular maintenance to high end A list celebrity charters and services.
She has served as Chief Stew, First Stew or Mate aboard numerous charter and private yachts and feels honored to be able to continue her love for the service and maritime industry.
She is excited to host you, your family and friends aboard our yacht, to show you the amazing perks of luxury yachting and help you create once in a lifetime memories.
2nd Stewardess - Stacy L. Heap
Stacy L Heap was born in Detroit Michigan. She has been in the service industry her entire adult life. Her experience includes international flight attendant, bartender, in both Manhattan and Miami and currently Yacht Stewardess .She has organized events on A-list celebrity vessels, and month long family casual trips. She has an extreme knowledge of safety, first aid, and customer special needs. She prides herself and making every yachting experience special .She looks forward to making your time on Carpe Diem a once in a lifetime experience.