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Full Time Experience

Full Time – June to Sept 2023
M/Y Bacarella 195ft/60m TRINITY YACHTS (Cannes, France) – Sous Chef & Crew Cook - We sailed over 2600 NM between Italy and France. I assisted the head chef with guest meals, cooked crew meals for the main yacht and shadow vessel, cleaned the galley, assisted with provisioning, helped with fenders and watch keeping. Did cooking lessons with the kids and translated for guests cooking in the galley. Galley on main deck and BBQ on the sundeck. Private yacht. 12 - 40 guests. 18 crew plus nannies, bodyguards and events crew. Cayman Islands Flag.
Reference • Head Chef Wayne Dobson • M/Y Bacarella • +33 766 54 26 74 (mobile) • +178 666 033 09 (whatsapp) •
waynedobsonsa@gmail.com

Part Time – June 2023
M/Y Andes 108ft/33m ASTILLERO TECNAO (Ibiza, Spain) – Sole Chef - Cooked, baked and did meal planning for
breakfast, lunch, dinner and canapés. Deep cleaned the galley. Did provisioning. Assisted with lines and fenders.
And drove the tender. Galley on main deck. Private yacht. 2 - 8 guests. 4 crew. Cayman Islands Flag.
Reference • Captain Peter Hargitai • M/Y Andes • +34 617 83 68 34 • peterhargitai.g@gmail.com

Part Time – May 2023
S/Y Q 171ft/52m LLOYDS (Palma de Mallorca, Spain) – Crew Cook - Cooked, baked and did meal planning for
breakfast, teatime snacks, lunch and dinner. Deep cleaned the galley. And did provisioning. Galley below deck.
Charter yacht. 15 crew (incl day workers). Cayman Islands Flag.
Reference • First Mate Ed • S/Y Q • +44 7938 603 922

Maritime Experience – Part Time – Dec 2022

M/Y Enigma XK 236ft/72m EXPLORER (Cape Town, South Africa) – Stew Cook

Cooked breakfast and made platters, guest service, housekeeping, laundry. Galley below deck. Private yacht. 6 - 12 guests. 6 crew. Marshall Islands Flag.

Maritime Experience – Full Time – June 2022 until Nov 2022

M/Y Aldonza OF 105ft/32m BUILD TBC (Multiple islands from Greece to Turkey and back to Spain) – Sole Chef

Planning & cooking for guests & crew, provisioning & maintenance. Private yacht. 8 guests. 6 crew.​

Maritime Experience – Full Time – Started May until June 2022

S/Y Song Bird of London 90ft/27m DUBBEL & JESSE (Valencia, Spain) – Sole Stew / Chef

Planning & cooking for crew, provisioning, housekeeping & laundry, keeping watch, and dry dock experience. Charter yacht. 8 guests. 3 crew.

Maritime Experience – Full Time – Started Dec 2021 until May 2022

M/Y Only One 65ft/20m PRINCESS (Cape Town) 2021– Chief Stewardess / Service Stewardess / House Keeping Stewardess / Deck Hand / Galley Hand / Private Chef (Daywork & Overnight Private Charters) Cape Town Yacht Services – I started as a day worker deep cleaning the cabins, heads, galley and lounge areas. Then served the owner and guests drinks and platters on private charters. As deckhand I worked with the lines and anchor. My love for cooking lead me to spend more time in the galley preparing patters and sit down meals. I was promoted to chief stewardess and in charge of training new stewardesses, planning events and provisioning. I assisted with charter bookings and social media.

Reference • Captain Daniel • M/Y Only One • +27 65 741 1183 dchippendale1@gmail.com

https://luxuryyachtcharter-onlyone.com/ 

Day Work Experience

M/Y La Vie 84ft/26m PRINCESS (Cape Town) 2021 – House Keeping Stewardess (Daywork) The Stewardess Co. • I deep cleaned the cabins, heads, galley and lounge areas.

M/Y Emma 82ft/25m PRINCESS (Cape Town) 2022 - Stew / Cook (Daywork) The Stewardess Co • We did a turn over and had a Surf and Turf BBQ

S/Y Mirage 76ft/23m MATIX (Cape Town) 2021 – Service Stewardess / House Keeping Stewardess / Deck Hand / Galley Hand / Public Day Sails & Private Charters (Daywork) Mirage Co. • I deep cleaned the heads, galley and lounge areas as housekeeping stewardess. And did a full washdown, steel and teak treatment as deckhand. As service stewardess I served drinks and platters. As galley hand I assisted the chef and when there was no chef I did an at sea BBQ for a charter.

M/Y Sherilyn 76ft/23m FERRETTI (Durban) 2021 – House Keeping Stewardess (Daywork) / The Stewardess Co. and Private Charter Catering / Stir Crazy Caterers / Super Yacht Culinary • As stewardess I deep cleaned the cabins, heads, galley and lounge areas. As chef I created platters for private charters.

​​M/Y Tebago 65ft/ 20m PRINCESS (Cape Town) 2021 – House Keeping Stewardess (Daywork) The Stewardess Co. • I deep cleaned the cabins, heads, galley and lounge areas.

​M/Y Ocean Princess 58ft/18m PRINCESS (Cape Town) 2020 – House Keeping Stewardess (Practical Training) The Stewardess Co. • I deep cleaned the cabins, heads, galley and lounge areas.

M/Y Kyra-Lee 53ft/16m FAIRLINE (Cape Town) 2021 – House Keeping Stewardess (Daywork) The Stewardess Co. and Deck Hand (Practical Training) The Deck Hand Academy • I deep cleaned the cabins, heads, galley and lounge areas as stewardess. And did a full washdown, steel and teak treatment as deckhand.

S/Y Ice Bear 50ft/15m LAGOON (Cape Town) 2022 – Chef / Stir Crazy Caterers / Super Yacht Culinary Academy • Menu Planning and provisioning for crossing the Atlantic Ocean 

S/Y Daphne 50ft/15m LAGOON (Cape Town) 2021 – House Keeping Stewardess (Daywork) Cape Town Yacht Services • I deep cleaned the cabins, heads, galley and lounge areas.

​M/Y C’est La Vie 46ft/14m FAIRLINE (Cape Town) 2020 / 2021 – House Keeping Stewardess (Daywork) The Stewardess Co. and Deck Hand (Practical Training) The Deck Hand Academy • I deep cleaned the cabins, heads, galley and lounge areas as stewardess. And did a full washdown, steel and teak treatment as deckhand.​

Guest Experience

MSC Orchestra Cruise 965ft/294m (Durban to Portuguese Islands and back) 2009​

MSC Lyrica Cruise 903ft/275m (Cape Town to Walvis Bay and back) 2008

​MSC Orchestra Cruise 965ft/294m (Durban to Portuguese Islands and back) 2006

Maritime References

Maxine Steenkamp • Chief Stewardess (Freelance June 2020 – May 2022) • The Stewardess Co •

+27 79 348 0447 • maxine@thestewardessco.co.za

Daniel Ferrezuelo • Operational Manager (Training June 2020 – May 2022) • Certified Superyacht Academy •

+27 21 023 0622 • daniel@certifiedtraining.co.za

Erik Bjerring • Operational Manager (Freelance Dec 2021 – May 2022) • Cape Town Yacht Services •

+27 72 688 1444 • ctyachtservices@gmail.com

Jodie Von Hollstein • First Mate (Dec 2021) • Mirage Sailing Yacht •

+27 65 976 4641 • j.vonhollstein@gmail.com

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