Captain Lisa grew up sailing in Nova Scotia Canada where she fell in love with the sea. Her years on the water prepared her for an exciting career in yachting and her true love for her work is apparent to anyone onboard. Lisa is one half of Team Ocean Grown, a pairs ocean rowing team competing in the 2023 Talisker Atlantic Challenge, a 3,000nm ocean row raising funds for a maritime education scholarship for former foster youth. There are few things she loves more than sharing her enthusiasm for the sea, both above it and below with others through sailing, diving, educating, learning, and experiencing.
Stew Julianna Leskie
Julianna's passion for adventure began when she moved to San Francisco to pursue her career in ballet, and fell in love with the Bay Area and all it had to offer. After retiring from her career as a ballet dancer, it was time to eat and drink some of the world’s best food and wine! She enthusiastically entered the world of hospitality, gaining experience in all areas of service, from craft bartending in posh lounges and Michelin dining rooms, to obtaining a sommelier certification and entering restaurant management and wedding coordinating. Expanding on her ability to deliver a memorable guest experience, she decided to pursue the study of massage therapy - where she has undoubtedly found her life’s work, helping clients escape, unwind and relax. This unique combination of skills has led Julianna to find her newest adventure aboard Relentless, allowing her to pursue her personal mission of creating a first class relaxation experience at sea.
The crew aboard Relentless is excited to welcome guests aboard for another exciting season in the clear blue waters of the Virgin Islands! From visiting the famous beaches and beach bars, to exploring the secret spots that only locals know about, the team is here to cater to guests’ every need providing them with a relaxing vacation, and a lifetime of memories.
Captain Dan (Rotational)
Captain Dan’s passion for the water started at an early age along the coast of Delaware. He truly developed his skills after moving to Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, where he learned to read the wind and the water for both surfing and sailing. He obtained his Captain’s license in North Carolina in 2008 and quickly began guiding on the water and sharing his love of nature and the sea. After sailing from North Carolina to the Bahamas on his personal boat, he found his way to the Virgin Islands. He now has over 8 years experience sailing the US and British Virgin Islands on myriad boats. Dan focuses on curating a custom itinerary based on his knowledge of the local waters and the guests requests. Most importantly, he wants everyone to feel safe, relaxed and at home while on vacation.