CAPTAIN / Owner: Jonathan Yoors (29)
Jonathan is originally from Rockport Massachusetts, a small fishing village an hour north of Boston. He has captained boats all over the world but his favorite places to sail and spend time are in the Bahamas, Caribbean, and Alaska. With over 11 years yachting experience and 16 years owning and captaining his own boats, you can rest assured knowing you have an experienced captain at the helm. Jonathan loves to fish, spear fish, snorkel, hike, kayak, paddle board, explore the wilderness and enjoy all types of nature and wildlife the world has to offer.
CHEF / MATE/ Owner: Brittany Battistoni (30)
Brittany is originally a southern California native with a love of traveling the world. She is a professionally trained chef with nearly 14 years professional food service experience. She is also an avid naturalist and enjoys opening the minds of those around her by taking them foraging for local wild edibles in the areas she is on charter in. Brittany is very passionate about food, the environment, critter watching, kayaking, paddle boarding, spear fishing, snorkeling, and other water sports. You can expect to enjoy exceptional locally caught food while chartering GYPSY WIND.
Jonathan and Brittany are a married couple who have been exploring the world together for the last 7 years. Brittany and Jonathan have sailed from England down to Africa and across the Atlantic. In the past six years they have also sailed around the east coast of the US and the Caribbean for 3 years, cruised Alaska for 2 years, and sailed on this beautiful sea-worthy sailing yacht, GYPSY WIND. They both share a love of adventure and a deep love for nature.