Previously named Vita Bella
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Captain Robert P Shannon
Captain Robert Shannon grew up sailing in Montauk, New York. After art school in Mexico he moved to Seattle, WA & built a successful construction business. In a midlife pivot he went back to his first love, sailing the ocean. Captain Robb holds a 1600-ton Yachtmaster surpassing 300,000 nautical miles underway. Captain Shannon’s resume includes 12 Panama Canal transits, sailing the South Pacific from California to Japan. He spent ten seasons sailing throughout Alaska & British Columbia. Captain Robb has been in command of My Maggie since 2008; his attention to detail provides every guest with a safe and extraordinary experience.
Chef Tami Stewart
Tami is from Dallas, TX but spent all her summers in San Diego enjoying the Pacific Ocean. After 18 years in the healthcare industry, Tami left the corporate world for a life at sea. Tami and Robb joined forces in 2006, combining their love of the sea and laughter. Tami specializes in designing menus for discerning charter guests. Whether it is kid friendly menus, vegan, or meat and potatoes, Tami aims to please. Guests can expect home baked muffins for breakfast, fresh cookies every afternoon and a blow your mind dessert to celebrate the end of another glorious day.
First Mate Chase D. Curran
Chase is from Del Ray, FL. He grew up fishing and snorkeling in the waters off Del Ray. He is an experienced fishing guide with several billfish tournaments on his resume. Chase is the consummate professional showing guests the wonders of the sea on fishing trips, snorkeling adventures and seashell hunting excursions. Chase works hard to provide exceptional service and safety in every situation. Chase brings a can-do attitude, a love of the all things having to do with the ocean and a great sense of humor to My Maggie.
Monica is from West Palm Beach, FL. Her mother is Colombian & her father is Spanish. Monica is fluent in Spanish & is a dual citizen of Colombia and United States. After attending art school for fashion design she moved into the hospitality industry as a mixologist in high-end restaurants in Palm Beach. She transitioned to yachting in 2013, falling in love with life at sea. Monica’s professionalism, creativity and hospitality are evident in every aspect of her work. She is always cheerful while maintaining the highest standards in all guest service.
The crew of MY MAGGIE will have a professional stewardess join them for charter.