|Number of Crew: 2||Languages: English|
Shane and Anne are a young, enthusiastic couple who will ensure you feel comfortable and at ease on board. They share a love and passion for the ocean and also share the exact same birthday. Born hemispheres apart, they met in South Africa and sailed together over 6000 Miles from Cape Town to their new home in the Caribbean. These two are a professional and hard working team who enjoy living life to the fullest.
Shane was born in Cape Town and started sailing when he was 12 years old having gained experience in the waters across Cape Peninsula. He completed his RYA Yachtmasters and proves to be a competent and experienced yachtsman. Before getting his Captains license, Shane studied advertising and has done courses in photography and cocktail mixology. He has worked many years as a Water Sports instructor by day and a DJ by night. Shane and Anne crewed together on the 40m yacht Nautilus.
Anne is originally from the Netherlands and has lived in the English countryside as a child. At the age of 5 years she moved to Cape Town, South Africa. During her school years she competed as a Figure Skater. When she was 18, she packed her bags and moved to the busy city of London and worked in one of the most popular hostels in the city. After studying Marketing she worked at the Hilton Hotel in Cape Town. Always having had a passion for water, she quickly developed a love for sailing and used her administrative and hospitality skills to become the sole Chef/Stew of a luxury motor yacht out of So. Africa. Anne loves cooking and trying new recipes to add to her culinary skills and happy to accommodate vegetarian, vegan and specialty diets.
Stewardess: freelance stewardess on all charters of 10 guests
Together, Shane and Anne use their passion for wining and dining, cooking, entertainment and sailing to provide an unforgettable holiday in one of the most beautiful parts of the globe.
Anne Van Riel
Gabby De Souza