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 – Linda Nilsoon (Swedish / Spanish)
Despite being born in Sweden, Linda has been fully trained in the French, Thai and Mediterranean cuisine and has lived in Spain for 20 years so she has a strong influence on Spanish and international kitchen. She loves to create a fusion between colors, textures and flavors without missing out on the essential of giving a healthy meal to fit unique needs and culinary pallets. Before joining the yachting industry, Linda worked in 2 restaurants in Sweden and 3 restaurants in Spain, the last being on a hotel where she ended up being the manager at some point. In 2013 she transitioned to yachting and worked as head chef on 56m S/Y Burrasca, 62m M/Y Sea Owl and 50m M/Y Herculina. Her good planning and provisioning skills help ensure the success of the charters and allows a great organization of the menus for clients. Some of her hobbies are rock climbing, yoga and diving.
Linda She speaks English, Swedish and Spanish.
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 Lunenburg (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 – Claire Piper (South African)
Piper has all the qualifications in order to be successful as a crew-member on board any yacht. Food service, Interior introduction, food safety and of course all STCW professional courses. She is trained for success and to provide the maximum level of service a guest can expect on board. Liquid Sky is her 4th yacht since she started her career in yachting 2016 and is looking to stay longer term and keep gaining experience to become Chief Stewardess soon. In her spare time, she loves dancing, photography and social networking activities.
3rd Stewardess – Simone De Beer (South African)
Simone has all the qualifications in order to be successful as a crew member on board any yacht. With extensive experience working aboard charter yachts, she brings a seasoned and skilled demeanor to the table. She has taken yachting courses and is skilled on wine, cocktail, food service, interior introduction and food safety. She is trained for success and to provide the maximum level of service a guest can expect on board. Liquid Sky is her 5th yacht since she started her career and her latest yacht was 55m M/Y Maraya. She is looking to stay long term and keep gaining experience to become Chief Stewardess soon. In her spare time, she loves working out, entertainment and lifestyle activities.
Simone Speaks English and Afrikaans.