CAPTAIN MURRAY ALEXANDER BALCOMB 32 years old
Murray was born in 1987 and is from South Africa. He has had extensive sailing experience on Oyster yachts since 2010. His yachting qualifications include: IYT Master of Yachts Limited/Unlimited, Advanced Sea Survival (OOW), AEC, STCW 95, and more. He has a passion for sailing and has sailed over 80,000 nautical miles, completed 9 Atlantic crossings, and 3 Pacific crossings.
Captain Murray has an outgoing personality and always a great disposition. His interests include fishing, motocross, scuba diving, and water sports.
MATE ALIZE BRE 33 years old
Alize Bre was born in France in 1986. Her yachting background includes RYA Yachtmaster Offshore, international yacht training, French boating license, and PADI Open water scuba instructor. Her work experience since 2011 involves motor and sailing yachts from 62 up to 106 ft. She possesses excellent communication skills and can meet every guest’s demands.
Alize is fluent in French and English with a basic knowledge of Spanish and Italian.
CHEF Owen Morgan
From Australia to the sea, Owen has over 15 years working and training in the in culinary arts. Winning several awards within the industry as well as apprentice of the year. He has worked alongside Michelin star chefs, and has been head chef at many high end fine dinning restaurants within Australia. Owens passion of food, culture and love for the ocean, surfing, and finishing brought him on to charter boats three years ago.
STEWARDESS Francesca Buckley
Francesca is our pocket rocket from the south east coast of England. Her age belies a solid career in hospitality spanning 9 years between shore based and yachting exploits. At a young age she decided to travel and see the world, this catapulted her into the yachting industry at age 18. In Francesca’s free time she loves running, yoga and boxing. Her goals are to one day bring her love of fitness on to yachts by becoming a stewardess yoga instructor.