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CREW PROFILES

TitleNameNationBornLicenses
CaptainJuan Gomez Spanish 0
ChefAntonin Nikl Czech 0
Number of Crew: 9Languages: English, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Romanian, Estonian, Serbo-Croatian

Crew Profiles:
CAPTAIN: Juan Gomez – Spanish
Joined Spring 2018
Juan was raised in Gran Canaria, giving him that built-in sense of the sea! He fell into the yachting industry some years ago and found the fast pace matched his “can do” attitude.
Juan describes himself as a strong leader, capable of multi- tasking while maintaining high-level safety standards. Charismatic and sportive, Juan’s career path has been varied and has seen him create and manage his own wholesale distribution company for wedding dresses in Madrid as well as co-pilot the tourist sub-marine The Golden Shark based in Gran Canaria.
Previous positions: Chief Officer M/Y Mustique (55m), First Officer S/Y Akalam (32m)
Languages: English, Spanish, Italian, German

FIRST OFFICER: TBC

CHEF: Antonin Nikl - Czech
Joined Spring 2018
Antonin began cooking at a very young age, completing his cooking studies at a reputable catering college in the Czech Republic. Antonin joined the yachting
industry in 2015 as head chef on 29m White Star II, followed by head chef on board 32m Camara C, a busy charter yacht. Before joining Giraud, Antonin worked as the
sous chef on board 125m Maryah. Before entering the yachting industry, Antonin worked for many years as a chef in Ireland, before moving to Australia in 2010 where he was Head Chef at a busy hotelrestaurant for 4 years.
Antonin loves travelling, having visited over 55 countries around the world. He has a keen interest in photography as well as diving and snowboarding

CHIEF STEWARDESS: Rebeca Negre Pedro - Spanish
Joined Spring 2017
Spanish born Rebeca accrued three years’ experience working on yachts as a chief, second and sole stewardess and has found her new challenge onboard GIRAUD.
During Rebecas time in yachting she has travelled all over the Mediterranean, the Red Sea and UAE. Rebeca has natural flare and genuine interest in looking after the guests
and providing the best possible service.
Languages: English, Spanish

2ND STEWARDESS: Bernice Kew – British/Canadian
Joined Spring 2018
With 3 very diverse and dynamic seasons’ experience under her belt. Her first taste of the industry was as a freelance stewardess on-board SY Galileo (37.5m) and the base was for set her new-found career.
From there she landed a seasonal position onboard the newly built private/charter yacht MY Soprano (38m). Bernice thrived in the busy environment and among many achievements that season, her and her team won the award for “best interpretation of a theme” at the PYA table decoration competition.
With a passion for providing exceptional guest experiences with a smile, Bernice is outgoing, fun and polite and her next challenge fitted her like a glove when she joined the explorer yacht MY Hanse (48m) completing a busy charter season in Antarctica.
When she is not busy with life on-board Bernice enjoys a multitude of activities to include photography, sailing, yoga, cooking and travel.
Languages: English

3RD STEWARDESS: Liina Kimmel - Estonian
Joined Spring 2018
Describing herself as an “Outgoing Unicorn” Liina has been sailing from an early age and is passionate about the sea. Her debut into yachting was in 2016 and since then
she has made it her main focus and has accrued experience in all departments both on deck and interior. Languages have also played a big part in Liina’s life, her mother
tongue is Estonian, but she is fluent in English and Spanish, has good knowledge of Finnish and Catalan too! Liina’s hobbies include photography, yoga and bouldering.
Languages: English, Spanish, Estonian

ENGINEER: Jose A. Caballero – Panamanian
Joined Spring 2017
Jose has 12 years of engineering experience on-board commercial vessels including cruise ships, private and commercial motor yachts. Qualified to the level of Y3, Jose is always comfortable and confident in whatever he does and speaks both Spanish and English.
Languages: English, Spanish

BOSUN: Nebojsa Radojicic – Italian
Joined Spring 2018
After experimenting with temporary crew positions doing some interior maintenance and deck work, Nebo made the decision to make yachting his career. In 2013, this
experience paid dividends as he attained his first permanent crew position as Deckhand/Steward onboard M/Y BACARELLA. Since then his progression has been
defined as he has moved through the ranks taking the necessary examinations, licences and tests to bring him to industry standard. Nebo is a strong team player and
describes himself as a perfectionist, who dreams of continuing to move up the ranks within the industry. When he isn’t busy onboard, Nebo enjoys a number of activities
including travel, sports, music and the great outdoors.
Previous Yachts: M/Y ACE (85m), M/Y BURKUT (54m)
Languages: English, Italian, Serbo-Croatian, basic Spanish

DECKHAND: Drogas Nicolaie - Romanian
Joined Winter 2017
Drag has had a varied and colourful career history which has seen him do everything,from hotel work in London, to property renovations in France and running his own mini
market in Bucharest city centre.Committed to every challenge that comes his way, yachting seemed like something that might suit him so when in 2016 the opportunity
came his way, he decided to take “the plunge!” Drag clearly likes to stay active and enjoys numerous hobbies to include outdoor sports, cycling, trekking, adventure travel
… oh and reading! Previous Yachts: M/Y EMINENCE (78m) M/Y CLARA (32m)
Languages: Romanian, English, French

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