Captain - Alex England
Alex is a dynamic and supportive ship captain of Irish origins and has been playing rugby and as well sailing competitively for 15 years with St. George Yacht club. He has been outright winner of most cruiser racing events in the UK and Ireland. His experience includes over 30,000 charter miles with guests and as well 30,000 delivery miles on racing yachts and private sailing yachts. Alex has attended a German primary school and thus have spoken the language since for many years. Alex loves to explore the world, and he has traveled throughout Europe, America, Asia and Australia.
For the last four years, Alex has been the captain of a Horizon 60' luxury powercat, Blue Horizon. Blue Horizon having been recently sold, Alex is now thrilled to be at the helm of 'Perfect Landing'. Alex will tailor your itinerary to fit your special needs and wishes, and his services will make you discover the freedom only a boat can offer. With years of experience as a captain in the BVI, Alex will make sure his guests see the most popular beaches and 'must see' attractions, as well as showing them his off the beatten path 'secret spots.' Whether you are looking to enjoy a laid-back day on the beach, jump into an active holiday, indulge in the local fine wine and dining, discover the culture, appreciate nature or just do nothing at all - Alex will help make it happen!
Chef - Charli
Charli is an outgoing chef who adores providing culinary adventures for guests while traveling the world. Raised on a small farm in Georgia, she melds her authentic Southern roots with the culinary knowledge gained from years of travel and cooking in dozens of countries and environments. Before becoming a professional chef, she studied chemistry and fashion design in college, managed an NYC specialty coffee shop, created a women’s clothing line, and
continues to operate a successful e-commerce clothing business. Now she is thrilled to feed you.
A woman of many talents, Charli discovered her love of cooking on boats, while on holiday from work in 2015 and decided to take on a new career challenge. After many flights and countries, including Croatia, Montenegro, Greece, Italy, French Polynesia, San Juan Islands, the Bahamas, and the Virgin Islands, she has gained the experience to provide you an exceptional food experience on charter.
She is talented with specialized diets, including gluten free, vegetarian, vegan, keto/paleo, and is happy to provide guests with customized menus.
Stewardess - Michelle Barbuto
Growing up sailing in the British Virgin Islands with her parents, Michelle has spent much of her time on the water. The sea is her home and she’s always happy to teach the guests new skills aboard. She has completed over 6000 miles of offshore sailing between Europe, the Caribbean and the North East coast of the U.S.
Sailing in the Caribbean and motor yachting in the North East US contributed to her desire to work in the industry. She has completed 5 yachting seasons as a chef in the Virgin Islands, Bahamas and the Mediterranean. While she will always have a passion for cooking, she is excited for a new chapter as a Deckhand/Stew, bringing other skills to the table.
With a background in event planning, Michelle is proud to go above and beyond to enhance the experience her guests are looking for. She is excited to plan fun activities, themed dinners, cocktails and overall ambiance for her guests to make their holiday perfect.
Aside from sailing, Michelle is a certified free diver and yoga instructor. Teaching is her passion and she is thrilled to offer morning flows and meditations to the guests. Whether the students are new to their practice or looking for something more advanced, she is happy to create a class around what they desire to get out of their holiday. In her free time she enjoys her own practice, as well as travel; eating and drinking her way through new countries and cultures.