Captain - Chris Lyon (US)
Captain Chris is from Texas and found his way to Florida over 13 years ago. He started out caring for boats and making deliveries where he learnt from seasoned Captains that took him under their wing. Acting on his passion for the ocean and boats, he has steadily advanced his career. Chris has worked on yachts navigating the waters of Florida and The Keys, The Bahamas, Caribbean, and along the US East coast. On one vessel alone Chris traveled 22,000 mtoiles from Galapagos to Greece and everywhere in between, including two Panama Canal transits and two transatlantic crossings. His knowledge of The Bahamian waters and its secret spots, will keep guests always wanting to come back for more.
Chris and Chef Melissa are partners in life and partners at sea. With extensive nautical miles on various vessels, making a perfect team for dining and adventure!
Chef - Melissa Smith (US)
Chef Melissa has been working in the yachting industry for over ten years, preparing meals throughout The Bahamas, Caribbean, Spain, Italy, and up the New England coast. Chef Melissa takes pleasure in creating custom menus and putting amazing dishes on the table. Satisfying any cravings you might have. Originally from Pennsylvania, she spent her time traveling and diving exotic destinations around the world, skydiving, and even teaching trapeze in Hong Kong. She spent 15 years in the hospitality industry before making her way onto the yachting scene, where she is a seasoned hostess on land and at sea, with exquisite presentation and passion to please every palate.