Captain: Bruno Todisco
Bruno is an excellent, experienced and professional seaman who has been working in the luxury yacht industry since 1998. During this time he has visited most of the Mediterranean and Adriatic, he has also cruised in the Caribbean Sea and has sailed from there to Africa. Before joining M/Y INDIA during the summer 2015, Bruno has led for several years the wonderful M/S MONTECRISTO, always obtaining an impressive positive outcome during every single charter. As Captain, he feels extremely honored to operate in the Mediterranean area, onboard such a beautiful yacht, working with professional colleagues and having the opportunity to create unforgettable moments for anyone who steps foot onboard the stunning M/Y INDIA. Italian mother tongue, Bruno speaks also English and Spanish.
Chef: Mizzan Rahman
Mizzan started working in the yachting industry fifteen years ago. He already worked with Captain Bruno Todisco onboard M/S Montecristo for several years.
Before embarking, he acquired a lifelong experience as a high-profile chef, working for the King of Abu Dhabi, the Karachi Club and for several other clubs in Pakistan, Turkey and Greece.
Thanks to his passion for traveling, he developed a particular and exotic taste that he always conveys in his culinary creations.
He is an experienced chef, very professional and accurate and he looks after his guests to the best of his abilities. He’s a hard worker, always smiling and keen to give his assistance whenever needed.
He speaks fluent English and Italian.
Engineer: Federico Musinu
Federico is a very trusted and reliable Chief Engineer with extensive experience at his shoulders.
Born in Cagliari, on the amazing island of Sardinia, he was raised in close contact with the sea; this, together with his passion for mechanics, led him to take a Chief Engineer license and to work in the yachting field. He started as an electrical and general yacht repairer in 2003, then he embarked as a deckhand/engineer and later, in 2009, he became Chief Engineer.
He’s very professional and discreet, and his main priority is guest’s safety. Italian mother tongue, Federico also speaks a good level of English.
First officer: Alessio Avagliano
Alessio has always had a very straightforward life plan: he wanted to pursue a career in the maritime field, that’s why he decided to attend the Nautical Institute.
Since he took his degree, he’s always been living over the sea: he started as a Deck Cadet on mercantile ships, later becoming a Third Officer.
During these years he acquired an extensive experience in navigation, meteorology, electrical engineering equipment maintenance and route planning.
He’s extremely coscentious, professional and an excellent team worker.
Italian mother-tongue, Alessio also speaks a very good level of English.
Deckhand: Giovanni Forense
Giovanni is a very friendly person, discreet, professional and always smiling.
His strong passion for the sea begun when he was only 6 years old and started practicing windsurf and later turned to sailing becoming a sailing instructor.
His maritime career started on ferries where he was in charge of passengers security, bar management and also helped in mooring operations. Last summer Giovanni embarked on a private yacht as a deckhand and loved the experience, so he decided to continue on this path and kept on working in the charter industry.
Always willing to help, Giovanni will try to meet every guests’ need and will make his best to let them feel as relaxed and amused as possible.
Italian mother-tongue, he speaks English and he’s also a patented diver.
Deckhand/Stewardess: Giulia Lucia Schiavoni
Giulia is a very sociable and outgoing person, always eager to help and to make her guests feel like home. She was born in Rome and, after taking her high school diploma, she decided to follow one of her many interests and to graduate at the IED, a Fashion Institute, specializing in bags and shoe making; she also created her own line of handmade bags.
Thanks to her friendly personality, Giulia has always personified the perfect stewardess: she started working at congresses and meetings and later she decided to embark onboard charter and private yachts to follow her second big passion: the sea. Giulia is, in fact, a trained sailor and rower.
Italian mother tongue, she speaks fluent English, a good Spanish and a basic French.
Chief Stewardess: Federica Sorrentino
Federica was born and raised in Pompei, known all over the world for the wonderful local archeological sites. After achieving her degree in Sociology, Federica chose to travel, enjoying new cultures and places along the way and acquiring a strong background in hospitality. She worked on Cruise ships for a while, and as receptionist and bartender in UK. Now she has found a perfect field to combine her enthusiasm for travel, and her will to work in hospitality management, onboard charter yachts. Federica is very outgoing, with a bubbly personality and as all the crew, she is looking forward to a busy season ahead and will provide all guests with the highest level of service and attention.
Federica speaks fluent English, Spanish and basic French and German.
Stewardess: Elisiane Biale
Elisiane is a very discreet and friendly stewardess, always willing to help and to make her guests at ease.
She’s very dynamic and well-balanced and pampering her guests is what makes her feel most fulfilled and satisfied. Her strong predisposition to contact with public has grown over the years as she worked as a maitre in a restaurant and later as a stewardess on private yachts.
Her ace in the hole? She has a degree in cooking and pastry-making and will be glad to help the chef with her exotic touches.
Very well organized, flexible and a perfect team worker, guests will enjoy her pleasant company and professional service. Elisiane speaks Italian, Brazilian, English.