Captain – Kevin Autiere (France)
Kevin was raised in Paris, France. Being the son of a captain, Kevin has had salt water running through his veins from an early age and, after completing a degree in Finance and Accounting, he returned to the ocean and began climbing the yachting industry ranks. Kevin holds both a 500GT Captain’s license and 750KW Engineering degree and has over 15 years of experience in the industry. Passionate about the ocean and discovering new and exciting locations, Kevin’s other interests include scuba diving, water sports and skiing.
Chief Officer – Quentin Bourdeau (France)
Growing up in Cannes, one of the yachting capitals of the world, Quentin knew from an early age that yachting was going to be his career. At 18 years old, after graduating from high school, he traveled to Australia to perfect his English skills and start his seaman career. Since then he has achieve many qualifications like being a Master 500 Tn Unlimited.
He has over 7 years of experience on board luxury yachts like 108’ M/Y Mosking and 143’ M/Y Antelope among others. He is very dynamic and athletic person, hard-worker and extremely motivated. He prides to always make a point of keeping a great relation with the guests.
Chief Engineer -Lucien Dang (Belgium)
From Belgium but studied in France for many years, Lucien is the person in charge of all mechanical aspects on Liquid Sky and ensure the safety and integrity of the yacht. Lucien studied his way up until achieving his 300KW engineer license. He has a vast experience in the yachting industry since he has worked on board 5 different yachts since 2006. His yacht resume includes the 44m yacht Monokini and the 37m Mayama. Lucien is comfortable to step our of his engineer duties to help on any other task the crew or guests might need and he is very proactive with it. His hobbies include riding motorcycles, martial arts and water-sports.
Chef – Tobias Pfarr (German)
Tobias has worked as a Chef since 2004 when he started at the Le Meridien Park Hotel in Germany, a Michelin Star restaurant, under the renowned chef Volker Drkosch, where he won Schwalbchen Cup cooking competition. Between 2007 and 2010 he worked as head chef on other restaurants until he decided to make a turn in his career and join the yachting industry by boarding the 164′ yacht Malibu as the main chef. Since then, Tobias has worked on few yachts including Diamonds are Forever, Helios among others. He is very well versed in a variety of cooking styles and cuisines. When called for he can create menus and/or adaptations to meet special diet needs and preferences of guests. Tobias is very dynamic and bring great energy into Liquid Sky. Guests can enjoy all type of foods, from Mediterranean to Asian to Fusion Kosher, etc. His food is created with love and passion and he believes the positive energy put into the food makes guests have a better on board.
Bosun – Jeremy Provenzano (Italian)
Italian Born and with great knowledge of English and French, Jeremy joined Liquid Sky after working with Captain Kevin for a short period of time in his previous yacht, M/Y Arion. Jeremy is enthusiastic, eager to progress, always available, serious, dynamic and punctual. Thanks to his 6 years of experience in the yachting industry, he currently holds a Master 200 GT license and wishes to keep gaining experience in the industry and become a captain one day.
Deckhand – Brandon Snyman (South Africa)
Brandon is an enthusiastic and fast learner young man who thrives to grow his yachting career and please all guests who come on board Liquid Sky. Despite his young age, he is always learning and taking as many courses he can to build his knowledge and portfolio. He started in the yachting industry in 2015 but many already agree he is one of the most promising deckhands in the industry. He loves watersports, eating healthy and staying fit.
Chief Stew – Anya van den Heever (South Africa)
Anya grew up in a coastal town in South Africa. Upon completing school she did her first Atlantic crossing from Cape Town to Grenada on a small catamaran and decided that her future lay on the water. Gaining experience in service, hospitality and food and beverage management, Anya thoroughly enjoyed working with people and progressed rapidly in the hospitality industry. Being bitten by the wanderlust bug and having experience in the service industry, joining the world of super yachting was the obvious choice in order for her to embrace her passions simultaneously. Anya aspires to become a yoga teacher and continues to use the challenges and opportunities she is presented with to further her career in yachting.
2nd Stewardess – Paula Herbert (South Africa)
Paula grew up in Cape Town, South Africa and has always been passionate about the ocean. This love of the sea, along with a zest for travelling, led Paula to the yachting industry after completing her Business Science Economics degree. With a background in hospitality and over 3 years of experience in yachting, Paula joined the previous yacht of this owner in 2016 and is thoroughly enjoying discovering the Caribbean. An avid water sports lover and horse rider, Paula’s other interests include reading, yoga, wildlife and cuisine.
3rd Stewardess – Tasmin Mc Kenzie (South African)
Born in England but living in Palma de Mallorca for the last few years, Florence has extensive experience in service and housekeeping from various positions on board luxury yachts and also over 10 years working high-end hospitality jobs before joining the maritime industry.
While in Mallorca, she worked on several charter yachts and gained the experience and knowledge necessary to be a key member on a super yacht like Liquid Sky. Aside from yachting, she has a diploma on Team leadership and Organisation BSC (Hons) Sport and Exercise science