Captain Dan Edwards has always had a love for the sea having grown up in the historic seaside town of Port Elizabeth. Besides being a qualified ship’s captain and sailing instructor Dan is also a qualified deep sea commercial diver. Dan has not only worked on super yachts in the Mediterranean he has also sailed large dhows in the Indian Ocean. Friendly, competent, fair and always willing to assist others best describes Captain Dan.
Aaron Harrison or otherwise known as MacGyver is the vessels engineer and maintenance officer. Seldom see, but a crucial member of the crew MacGyver is everyone’s go to guy when something stops working. Born with a spanner in his hand Aaron has always enjoyed building and tuning race cars as well as repairing anything that’s broken.
Natalie Marais is a well-travelled adventure girl who loves any outdoor activity. After completing degrees in both commerce and law, Nat left South Africa to teach English to young children in Korea and Thailand. Nat is passionate about conservation and is one of those people that is always eager to assist others. Nat has also recently completed her STCW course in Cape Town South Africa.
Owen Wiggins has an extensive history with the ocean having grown up in the small fishing village of Hermanus. His first interaction with sailing goes back to when Owen was only 6 years old learning to sail dingies on the local lake. Since then Owen has qualitied as a sailing instructor with South African Sailing Authority and has been an instructor for dingy and keel boat sailing for 3 years at the local yacht club.
Owen has also completed his Padi Dive Master and his Commercial Class 2 diving certification and he also has his STCW certificate. Whether teaching you to sail or dive Owen is passionate about what he does.
Courtney Bailey is our dedicated Media Manager. She graduated with a B.A. Degree in Visual Communication from the Stellenbosch Academy of Design and Photography in South Africa. She has always been interested in conservation and community development and is passionate about using her skills to make a positive impact.