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BILLY JARRAT | CAPTAIN Captain Billy Jarrett was born and raised in Bellingham, Washington. He raced sailboats with his father from the time he was 10, falling in love with boating. Billy grew up in the San Juan islands and the Canadian Gulf Islands. He spent his early career yachting in the Pacific Coast, Alaska and Mexico. He then became the new build Captain at the Westport Yard, delivering AvYacht’s 34M Westport to Miami. Billy has spent the last few years as a Captain of Jopaju yachting in Cuba, the Bahamas, South Florida and the Caribbean. He moved to become the Captain of Endeavor when we added her to our fleet. Billy is an avid fisherman in his spare time. His primary concern is the guests’ safety and will make it his mission that his guests will have an amazing time on their charter.
MICHELLE LEE | CHIEF STEW Michelle was born on the beautiful Island of Oahu, Hawaii. She was working in the medical industry as a surgical assistant for fourteen years before she realized that yachting was her true calling. She is in her eighth year as a Chief Stew veteran and she is a consummate professional. She has a wonderful positive personality, loves to go fishing and snorkeling, is a hard worker and always has a smile on her face. Hospitality is her number one passion. Past yachts include: Lady Victoria 120’ Feadship, Short Games 130’ Westport, Aguarius 211’ Amels, and Julia 100’ Broward. She was also a Service Stew for private estates in Yonder Cay, Newport and Big Sky Montana.
BOBBY CHILDS | CHEF Bobby is an American culinary trained Chef holding a Basic STCW 95 with PSA, ENG 1, Serve Safe Certified Food Safety and AOS Degree in Culinary Arts. Bobby has been aboard Endeavour for nine months. He was aboard 72-meter M/Y Kogo for just over a year, initially employed as Crew Chef but frequently stepped into the Head Chef role. Bobby also spent six months on 78-meter M/Y C2 as Crew Chef working side by side with the Head Chef in preparing Kosher meals for up to 28 guests and 25 crew. Most recently he has spent a year and a half on 48-meter M/Y NorthStar. Bobby was raised in California and he completed his training at The Culinary Institute of America Greystone, then he stayed in Napa County for five years. He worked as a Chef de Partie at a Bistro, a cooking demonstration Chef and as an R&D Chef. He is very strong in preparing French, Asian and classical American dishes, but he is experienced in all.
Brendan Cleary | MATE Brendan hails from Rhode Island and developed a passion for the water at an early age, growing up on Narragansett Bay. He studied Economics at the University of Rhode Island but always felt the lure of the ocean. For several years he has been working on crewed yachts as a Steward and Mate. Brendan holds a U.S. Coast Guard 100-ton Master’s license and is a certified PADI open water diver. He enjoys scuba diving, free diving and traveling to experience other cultures. Brendan’s dynamic personality is an asset to any yachting team.
LAURENT KRAMER | ENGINEER Laurent was born in Switzerland. He was raised there along with his time in Greece, Italy and France. He speaks French, English and Italian fluently. He currently resides in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Before moving to the US, he was a Police Officer for 12 years and before that a pro-lifeguard. He also learned photography with his father. Randomly, he worked as a shore-based diesel technician in San Diego and then joined larger yachts as an Engineer. His ultimate goal is to build a photography business as well as continuing his work as an Engineer on yachts. His favorite places he has traveled are Switzerland for the beauty, food, family and friends. Hawaii for the Aloha and South Florida for the diving of beautiful reefs and swimming with the sharks. His hobbies include photography, diving, music, movies, cross-fit and art. He enjoys culture, the ocean and mother nature. Laurent has a pleasant personality and is an asset to any yachting team.
ERIN ENGLE | DECK STEW Erin was born and raised in Santa Cruz, California. In addition to the English language, she also speaks conversational Spanish. She has a B.S. in communications design from California State University. While attending school, she worked part/full time in the hospitality industry working restaurants as a prep cook. She is now pursuing her career in yachting. She enjoys the water and given she likes working with her hands, yachting was the perfect combination for her. Her goal is to learn and grow in the yachting industry and continue to learn the ropes, especially on the exterior of yachts. She looks forward to broadening her horizons by learning as much as she can, as well as traveling to places she has never been. Her hobbies include swimming, diving, lacrosse, cooking and movies. She prides herself on her work ethic with the ability to learn quickly and balance many tasks. Her winning attitude and sweet personality makes her a dynamic asset to any yachting team.