CAPTAIN: Stefano Remotti, 54 years old, Italian
Languages spoken: English, Italian, French and Spanish
Before qualifying as a Captain (5000 GT), Captain Stefano Remotti has spent 5 years in the Merchant Navy. Today, he vaunts over 27 years of experience on board sailing and motor yachts, both private and commercial. Stefano has cruised all the Mediterranean, the North Sea, Atlantic Sea and the Caribbean and in a certain sense he owes his cosmopolitan mind to the long time spent travelling around the world. Captain Remotti is an efficient, extremely cautious seaman who does not spare any effort in pursuing the excellence in his personal work and in the activity of his Team.
CHIEF OFFICER: Thomas Robert, 30 years old, French
Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish and basic Russian
Thomas started his seaman career 10 years ago, when just twenty he was enlisted on the French Navy to operate on board firefighter vessels ranging between the 80 and 170 metres. Years later, before joining the yachting, Thomas has been deckhand, watchman assistant, bosun and tender driver on large passenger ships (above the 100 metres) cruising around the Mediterranean sea and Caribbean. Thomas vaunts previous experiences aboard a pair of very popular charter yachts, such as private MY Kolaha (63 metres) and MY Idol (59 metres), where he performed most of the technical navigation duties and was on charge of the safety aspects.
CHIEF ENGINEER: Jean-Pierre Yta, 57 years old, French
Languages spoken: French, Italian, Spanish and basic English
Jean-Pierre started his career with the French National Navy where he has remained for 21 years. He then began working on commercial yachts. In 2004, Jean-Pierre joined MY Axantha (38m), the previous yacht of the current owner of Axantha II. Afterwards, he was honored to participate actively to the building of Axantha II, that’s why she has really no secret for him! Jean-Pierre takes pride in keeping a pristine engine room and the yacht in general, running in safe working order at all times.
CHEF: Louise Moreau, 25 years old, French
Languages spoken: English, French and basic Spanish
Louise is a fully trained and unquestionably talented chef with a refreshingly friendly and down to earth personality and an evident eagerness to learn. Her career to date has included several positions in Michelin starred restaurants in Paris and London (including places like Le Meurice Alain Ducasse) before moving into a private role in a luxury chalet in Meribel over the winter 2015/16 season, when she regularly cooked for up to 16 guests. Very skilled in traditional French, Mediterranean, modern British, Greek and some Asian cuisines, Louise is also an open-minded chef whit the passion for the Fusion experience.
CHIEF STEWARDESS: Andreea Mircea, 31 years old, Romanian
Languages spoken: English, Romanian, French and basic Italian
Andreea comes from the hospitality background, industry which she has known under many aspects having been not only waitress and housekeeper but also manager, staff trainer and supervisor in a 5-star hotel located near to the Constance Lake, in her native Romania. Andreea moved to the yachting 5 years ago, operating on board super yachts ranging by the 34 and the 60 metres. She has spent well than 3 seasons aboard MY Blue Princess Star, a very busy charter Baglietto yacht, occupying the position of chief stewardess. Andreea has excellent communication and organisation skills, a keen eye for detail and a cheerful, teamwork personality. She does not spare any efforts when comes to providing the most memorable experience to her guests.
2nd STEWARDESS: Violeta Robert, 31 years old, Ukrainian
Languages spoken: English, Ukrainian, Russian and basic French
Violeta vaunts more than 10 years of experience in both passengers ships and mega yachts industries. She has in fact been part of the crew of stunning MY Annaliesse (now MY Delta, 85 metres), MY Alysia (now Moonlight II, 85 metres) and MY Idol (59 metres). Highly efficient, Violeta always gives 110% when it comes to go extra-mile for her guests onboard.
DECKHAND/OFFICER ON WATCH: Alessio Fortuna, 36 years old, Italian
Languages spoken: English, Italian and French
Alessio started his career in the industry in 2000 and has worked on some mega yachts such as SY Barracuda in the Mediterranean and MY Petra (as first officer) serving both charter guests and the owner. In 2011, Alessio joined MY Cinque Star where he met for the first time Captain Stefano Remotti. Alessio lived most of his life in Tuscany where in 1997 he won the Italian Championship for tuna drifting in Viareggio. He also enjoys horseback riding and is a professional bar tender. Full of enthusiasm, Alessio is a disciplined, organised and a keen team player.
DECKHAND: Pierre-Jean Yta, 29 years old, French
Languages spoken: English and French
Pierre Jean knows Axantha very well, he is always on hand to assist guests with water-sports activities, ensuring all equipment is in immaculate condition and ready to go.