Rotational Captain | Mark Jones | Wales, UK
Mark has been a part of the Broadwater program since 2014 and this is his third vessel with the owner. He loves all things pertaining to the sea and will ensure that your time spent partaking in seafaring activities is thoroughly entertaining and safe. When Mark is not overseeing your flawless experience, you can find him at home in North Carolina with his wife and two kids.
Rotational Captain | Jacob Ewing | California, USA
Jacob has been with the Broadwater team since 2018 and was immensely involved with the latest refit. Jacob grew up on the water surfing and fishing, so naturally, yachting was a great fit. Jacob enjoys exploring and sharing new destinations with Guests. Jacob's professionalism always provides guests with an exceptional and safe experience.
Chief Stewardess | Clare Draper | Chichester, UK
Clare comes from a background in Sailing. Her love for adventure, being creative and organized naturally lead her into the yachting industry. Her outgoing bubbly personality and passion for travel keep her enthusiasm for work in full bloom. Clare is committed to exceeding guest expectations with her interior team by her side.
Second Stewardess | Saskia Garea | Auckland, New Zealand
Saskia’s adventurous personality and passion for traveling led her into the yachting industry. Saskia has a background in childcare & fitness. She enjoys using her creativity when it comes to themed nights and setting beautiful tables. Saskia is determined to make sure all guest experiences are fun and personable.
Andrea Bio Jimenez | Baja California, Mexico
Andrea’s hunger for adventure made her switch up her sedentary job for the yachting industry. She enjoys the excitement of traveling and meeting new people. Her amazing eye for detail ensures housekeeping and the guest's experience is always up to the ultimate standard.
Stewardess | Natasha Du Toit | Cape Town, South Africa
Natasha has vast experience in marketing and sales, she was an entertainment marketing manager for 5 years & property prior to yachting. Tash’s zest for life inspired her to hang up her cooperate boots! Her bubbly, approachable nature ensures guests always feel welcomed and at home!
First Officer | Stuart Honeywill | Bournemouth, UK
Stuart comes from an extensive yachting background. During his ten years of experience, he has studied hard and completed his Master's license. Stuart enjoys being at sea and navigating to new places. He offers lots of knowledge on beautiful destinations & activities for guests to experience.
Bosun | Jean Niemann | Langebaan, South Africa
Jean's passion for the ocean, watersports, and enthusiastic personality drew him into the yachting industry. He is currently working towards his OOW ticket and is excited to be working on Broadwater. Jean is always going beyond to ensure the guests are having a wonderful time.
Lead Deckhand | Perry Stuart | Wanganui, New Zealand
Perry‘s love for the outdoors stemmed from growing up in the countryside of NZ. Prior to yachting he was a trained firefighter and is still applying this skill on board. He is passionate about traveling and meeting people. Perry’s high energy ensures that guests are always smiling.
Deckhand | Ryan Scheepers | J-Bay, South Africa
Ryan is new to the Broadwater program and is excited to be a part of our team! He comes from a farm on the east coast of South Africa, where he grew up fishing, surfing & hunting. Ryan is always keen to plan fun outdoor activities for the guests to make sure they enjoy a unique experience.
Chef | Jesper Weseman | Amsterdam, Netherlands
Prior to yachting, Jasper was working in Michelin star restaurants when the opportunity came up to work on a superyacht and he has not looked back since. Jasper enjoys the rotation of different guests so he can present his diverse skills. He loves producing excellent food from different markets around the world. Jasper is dedicated to making sure guests have a five-star unique experience on Broadwater.
Chief Engineer | Scott Butler | Durban, South Africa
Scott worked as a diesel mechanic for Caterpillar in South Africa and began working on oil rigs before joining his first yacht. His favorite part of his job is the challenges he is presented with and subsequently finding solutions for them. Scott has been with Broadwater for six years and his strive for safety ensures the vessel is always performing to its optimal standard.
Chief Engineer | Will Smith | Southmead, UK
Will worked on cruise ships for several years until he transitioned into yachting. He loves the variety of work, constant learning and being able to travel to extraordinary places. Will has been with the Broadwater program for three years now and is currently working towards his class 1 unlimited engineering license. He is outstanding at making sure everything is running smoothly and safely.
Second Engineer | Sandro Rodriguez Perez | Spessart, Germany
German Sandro comes from a Navy background where he worked as Cadet and graduated as a ship mechanic in 2017. He then sailed across from Panama to NZ on a 15m sail boat which grew his attraction even more for the yachting industry. Sandro wants to progress up the engineering ladder and is proud to be a part of the Broadwater crew. He looks forward to welcoming guests on board and ensuring their stay is pleasant.