Crewed Yacht Charter – All Inclusive Sailing Vacations
CARTOUCHE / Jean-Jacque Coste / 98’
Our Crew / Number: 4 / Language: English, Afrikaans,

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Nicolas Cherry
Chef

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Calvin Demont
Captain

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Victoria Ann Coetzee
Chief Stewardess

Ryan

Mark Arnold
Chief Mate / Engineer

Crew Profiles:

CALVIN DUMONT
Captain
Year of birth: 1994
Nationality: South African

Hobbies: Sailing, fishing, wakeboarding, freediving, scubadiving

Experience: A qualified engineer on several yachts. I have been with CARTOUCHE since 2019 and am now doing my second season as captain with with rave reviews by guests and owners.

Cruising areas: Africa, Atlantic, Caribbean, Mediterranean, Turkey

What can guests expect from you: A safe and secure vessel with a tight knit and professional crew. Custom itineraries to suit the guests needs and interests.

What are your most positive points: Positive, patient, happy and confident

What do others say about you: Humble, hardworking, loyal, kind, self-assured

Favourite quote: “Being brave doesn’t mean you go looking for trouble” - Mufasa

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NICOLAS CHERRY
Chef
Year of birth: 1991
Nationality: South African

Hobbies: Music, photography, hiking, reading, the ocean

Experience: I’ve been working as a professional chef since 2013. My first job on a yacht was in March 2017 on 30m SETAI. Since then I’ve worked on CALLISTO (65m), FARFALLINA (30m) and now started on CARTOUCHE.

Cruising areas: The Mediterranean, the Caribbean, the Pacific Islands and Australia.

What can guests expect from you: A professional attitude, always willing to give my all for the best possible food I can create. Delicious flavours, beautiful colours and exactly the type of food you want to eat on your holiday.

What is your favourite style of cooking: At the moment I’m particularly enjoying Korean and Japanese food. I also love baking my own breads.

What are your most positive points: A undying positive attitude, a great work ethic and a drive to please my guests whenever possible.

What do others say about you: Kind, generous, funny, energetic and positive.

Favourite quote: “Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving” – Terry Pratchett

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VICTORIA ANN COETZEE
Chief Stewardess
Year of birth: 1992
Nationality: South African

Hobbies: Hiking, wakeboarding, running, scuba diving, free diving

Experience: I have 8 years experience in hospitality and have worked on M/Y BARAKA (58m), M/Y PALLADIUM (95m), M/Y SEASENSE (68m) and have been working onboard S/Y CARTOUCHE since beginning 2020.

Cruising Areas: The Caribbean and the Mediterranean

What can guests expect from you: Good work ethics, service with a smile, a clean and comfortable environment and a happy, vibrant & positive energy.

What are your most positive points: Good eye for detail, positive energy, happy & outgoing personality, easy to get along with, caring for guests whilst having their best interests at heart

What do others say about you: Kind, loving, funny and a good energy to be around

Favourite quote: “Have you gone mad? I’m afraid so. You’re entirely bonkers. But I will tell you a secret, all the best people are.” - Alice in Wonderland

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MARK ARNOLD
Chief Mate / Engineer
Year of birth: 1992
Nationality: South African

Hobbies: Kitesurfing, Scuba Diving, Fishing and Camping

Experience: I have 3-4 years of freelance skipper and dive experience working as a PADI Divemaster and currently a qualified Instructor. 1-2 years of working at a commercial diving school and working in the Industry as a Class 3 Air Diver. I have volunteered for the National Sea Rescue Institute of South Africa for over 2 years serving on a 10m Brede and 7.3m RIB as a crew-member.

Cruising areas: The Caribbean

What can guests expect from you: I am a very positive, polite and happy individual with a willingness to go the extra mile to make someone’s day better.

What are your most positive points: Enthusiastic, reliable, confident and dedicated.

What do others say about you: Diligent, reliable, compliant and focused with a good eye for detail.

Favourite quote: “If your dreams don’t scare you, they are too small” – Richard Branson

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Crew

4

Captain Name

Calvin Demont

Captain Nation

South African

Crew Smoke

No

Crew Pets

Yes

Crew Pet Type

Upon request

Captain Born

1994

Captain Year Sail

20

Captain Year Charter

6

Captain Language

English, Afrikaans,

Crew Name

Mark Arnold

Crew Nation

South African

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