Angus loves the water and was already sailing as a toddler and now at 49, he has spent a lot of time messing around in a variety of boats. Taking care of all, with careful involvement of all the crew, he will ensure your safety and ease you through your trip; from planning what to pack to returning home or off to an onward journey with great memories from the time you spent on board. Angus has cruised in Europe, East Coast, West Coast, Alaska, Caribbean and Bahamas with a number of refits and crossings. Angus is a great team player, ever eager to help out his crew if you don’t find him at the helm. As his invite reads: “Come join us, we shall take care of your every need and more!!”
Kat’s passion for food is sure to be one of the many wonderful highlights you will experience on board. With a three year culinary bachelor degree which she completed in Finland, running restaurants abroad and keeping her hand at interest, she also enrolled in various specific style short courses since, including Asian, Thai, Cambodian to add more ethnic recipe’s to her creativity in the galley. Travelling extensively in Asia, she enjoys the various cuisines. This Finnish Lass recently completed the Ship’s Cook MCA Course, and will tantalize the timid in palette. Kat will source fresh and locally obtained ingredients making sure that the majority of dishes are homemade where ingredients and timing allow. Open minded as ever, Kat will discuss and cater to all dietary needs prior to your trip and daily during your cruise. Stop by the galley and see what is coming together!
Riley was born and raised in the greater Christchurch, New Zealand. Riley grew up playing rugby and enjoyed the outdoors, but soon found a talent for repairing and maintaining cars and boats. Riley successfully worked in and managed an electronics & appliance business. While doing so, he continued his studies in business management leading to a career as a key account manager in New Zealand. Riley had a desire to travel and see the world, taking a gap year to find what was next, it lead to the yachting industry which soon became his new career. Riley keeps Antares running smoothly, takes great pride in his well-kept engine room and will give tours on request.
Alex grew up surfing and fishing as a way of life. Alex was raised in Anna Bay, a small coastal town on Australia’s East coast. Having a passion for the water and the life around it, he later spent 7 years qualifying and working as a boat builder, before combining his work and hobbies into a career in yachting. Alex is your go to fishing guide on board and a guarantee a good time as you hook a big one!
CHIEF STEWARDESS JACOLINE
After completing a degree in consumer science, Jacoline decided to join the yachting industry and has loved it ever since. Growing up on a farm in South Africa, life on the the water is very different, but is something that has brought out the best part of her personality. Jacoline is outgoing, creative, adventurous and enjoys new experiences. Jacoline enjoys all guest interactions and will make you feel right at home. Jacoline looks forward to serving and assisting with all hospitality needs.
SECOND STEWARDESS JESSICA
Jessica was born in Texas but raised in Cape Town, South Africa. She joined the yachting industry after completing one year of studying Events Management. Being something she is passionate about and thoroughly enjoys, she decided that events could be planned any where in the world and in many different ways. Mix passion and work together and magical things happen. She is a lover of all things adventure related and is grateful for the opportunities that work brings. She hopes to make your stay with us an experience you’ll never forget.
Tyler was born in Cape Town, South Africa and grew up around the ocean so all water related activities come naturally to him. He is a passionate surfer and sailor and in his time off enjoys anything adventure related including golf, scuba diving and most outdoor activities as well as exploring new places. Tyler looks forward to welcoming you on board Antares and taking care of all your outdoor activity needs.