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Nick Veselica: Captain
Nick was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. He grew up sailing and power boating with his father in Lake Michigan and spent many summers in South Florida. Nick and his father rebuilt a sunken catamaran during his high school years then sailed the Bahamas during holidays for years. Nick moved to South Florida in 2009 permanently due to his love for ocean. He graduated from Lynn University in 2012 with his Bachelors in Business Administration. During his time in school in worked on yachts as a mate and then as a captain. Nick has now been working on yachts for 10 years and has managed a successful Yacht Management company. He has also completed numerous yacht refits. Nick has a passion for project management and enjoys seeing the reaction of a happy client.
Education: Bachelor’s in Business Management, STCW, Advanced firefighting, 200 Ton USGC / 500 Ton IGT.
Brittany Battistoni: Chef
Brittany was born and raised in Long Beach California. She has been in the culinary industry for over 11 years now. Her passion as a Chef as always been to create flavors and top of the line experiences to achieve an outstanding experience for her guests. She has been in the yachting world for 5 years now and loves living on the water. Brittany and her Husband own a 75’ Sailboat that they travel on during her down time. Her hobbies include spear fishing, all water sports, fishing, and hiking.
Education: B.A in Culinary Management/ Bachelor of Science (The Art institute of California), STCW (MPT), NRA Serve Safe Certificate.
Bryan Meltcher: Mate
Bryan was born in Illinois and raised in California. He relocated to Florida for school in 2005 and fell in love with the ocean. He has spent most of his time in South Florida around boats. Bryan jumped into the industry because of all the traveling he has done on his friend’s boats and loved
the idea of working onboard. Before yachting Bryan worked in some high end hotels so it has been a nice transition from one to another. Bryan
does not see himself doing anything else and feels he has found his place. Bryan has now worked in the yachting world for 7 years.
Education: Bachelor’s in Hospitality and Sports Management, STCW 95’, Powerboat level 2 inland/coastal planning, RYA Essential navigation and seamanship, Basic and Advanced firefighting.
Annabell Wilson: Stew
Anabell was born and raised in El Salvador. She moved to the USA in 2001. She has always had a love for the sea. Anabell is an extremely well-rounded individual who is fluent in English and Spanish. Anabell has been in the yachting industry since 2005 and has excelled through the ranks and worked on some very prestigious yachts, her passion lies in making sure every guest is catered too highest of standards. When Anabell has free time she enjoys doing CrossFit, yoga, and running.
Education: Silver Service, Flowers & Bartending (American Yacht Institute), STCW (MPT), ABC Bartending
Drew Hunt: Deckhand
Drew is native to Light House Point Florida. He grew up spending his days fishing with his father and boating with local friends. Drew spends his free time fishing and diving and loves to travel. Drew has been in yachting for two years now and has a goal of becoming a yacht captain. Drew also has a passion for spear fishing, he enjoys finding dinner for guests or just showing them underwater life.
Education: STCW, 6 – Pack Captain’s License, Open Water PADI Dive certified