Previously named Lady Alliaura 2
|Number of Crew: 3||Languages: English|
Gareth and Kristine are an experienced crew who love their lives at sea. Their enthusiasm for sailing and their passion for delicious food is obvious from the moment you step foot on XENIA. Both of them have spent many years at sea, travelling the world, which shows in their outstanding customer service. XENIA is their home and they love to share it with their guests.
Gareth was born in a small coastal village near Cape Town where he spent his early years fishing, surfing and learning to sail. He qualified as a dental technician from the University of Leeds in England and moved back to his home is South Africa. After a few years Gareth decided go sailing and seven years later he is still at it. Gareth has skippered yachts all around the world, mainly working in Thailand, Burma, Malaysia, Mexico, the Mediterranean, and the Caribbean.
Kristine was born in Chicago however, spent most of her young life growing up between Tampa and the US Virgin Islands. Her father has owned seven different yachts, which he ran charters from with the help of his family. Kristine has literally grown up within the charter industry, where her mother taught her everything she knows about cooking amazing cuisine onboard gorgeous yachts. Kristine majored in History and Classical Studies at Lake Forest College, studying in both Greece and Italy, before returning to the sea.
Crew also has a Steward.
Gareth, Kristine and Jessie are looking forward to welcoming you to XENIA.