Brett & Dee consider themselves to be happy, approachable and adventurous Australians that share a genuine love for the outdoors and exploring the unchartered. Married 18 years, they have lived, worked, travelled and grown together developing into an extremely versatile and professional team. They have worked as crew on Oyster yachts since 2012 and have sailed in excess of 50,000 nautical miles together; encompassing four Atlantic crossings, a Panama canal transit and the full breadth of the Pacific Ocean.
Prior to professional yachting Brett managed his own Commercial/Advertising Photographic company and Dee successfully managed her families hospitality venue that included a Boutique Hotel, Vineyard Restaurant, Functions and Events Centre.
Living on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula, Brett grew up on the water sailing at the highest competitive levels throughout Australia and was exposed to all things nautical as the son of a Naval Commander. A PADI Rescue Diver and qualified IYT Yachtmaster Ocean 200GT/Commercially endorsed (Sail & Motor), Brett has extensive and varied sailing history racing and cruising on private/chartered sailing yachts with extensive experience worldwide.
Dee entered yachting as crew in 2010 and has since been able to use her extensive hospitality skills aboard various sailing yachts in the roles of Mate, Stewardess and Cook. Highly organized, Dee thrives on the challenges of provisioning in foreign ports and enjoys preparing fresh and healthy meals.
Brett and Dee will be joined by a third mate to assist with the operation of the yacht and guest hospitality.