Lounging around on the flybridge a few steps removed from the helm station on a breezy afternoon in the Virgin Islands is pretty darned enjoyable.
In fact so is strolling about the boat and taking in the expansive views from numerous vantage points.
On this boat, the great outdoors literally pour into the saloon and sleeping cabins thanks to the wall of glass and overhead skylight that spans the saloon.It offers four queen berths all en-suite bathrooms.
4 ensuite bathrooms
MEET YOUR CREW:
CAPTAIN: Gordon Holden
Chef: Jenine De Kock
Meet Gordon Holden, your Captain on Salty Dog! He is 28 from Buffalo NY and has been around the water his whole life. He grew up on the shores of Lake Erie sailing/swimming/waterskiing with family and friends in addition to spending summers at Lake Muskoka in Ontario Canada doing much of the same.
His family owns a C&C 33ft sailboat on Lake Erie that he and his 3 brothers learned to sail from an early age. In addition to sailing, he was the captain of my high school swimming and diving team as well as the local rugby club. He has always had a passion for the water and has sailed in a variety of locations across the globe.
During summer breaks in college, he worked in high end hospitality establishments in East Hampton & Montauk NY and enjoyed providing unique experiences to guests. A few years after graduating college with a Business Administration & History Degree, he worked in Corporate for some time and decided to leave his desk behind and hit the water full time! Gordon went on to obtained his captain and sailing credentials, spent a season working flotilla charters in the Mediterranean, mainly Croatia and Greece, and has spent the last season captaining term charters in the Virgin Islands.
Jenine is a culinary trained chef from Cape Town, South Africa. After completing her Bachelor of Commerce Degree and subsequently working 4 years in corporate retail, she left Cape Town for a brief traveling sabbatical and never looked back to “conventional” life again. She was an avid traveler in her 20’s and after spending 6 months in India she decided yet again to make a major change and seek work on superyachts. Although she initially joined superyachts to continue her nomadic lifestyle; a deep love for being on the water, and expressing herself creatively through food, is what kept her there. After 5 seasons on superyachts, Jenine transitioned to catamarans where she can have a more hands on experience with both guests and sailing alike. She is a passionate sailor, holding a yacht masters license and loves any activities to do with water, especially scuba diving. Jenine is very social, loves water sports and exploring new, undiscovered places.
Gordon and Jenine look forward to hosting you on Salty Dog and creating wonderful memories for you.
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