Captain- Chris Sherlock- Australian
Chris, Leopard’s Class IV boat Captain, has 20 years industry experience and is highly regarded on the private charter, racing and corporate charter circuits. Originally from Perth, Australia, Chris has worked on London property developer Mike Slade’s boats for over 20 years. His role began on the 81ft Ocean Leopard, followed by the Farr 80 Longobarda and finally successfully skippering Leopard’s predecessor, Leopard of London and now the current super maxi Leopard. When not sailing, Chris enjoys time with his family, fine dining, cycling and skiing.
Chef- Charlotte Jones -British
Charlotte has been cooking on boats for fifteen years during which time she has prepared many styles of cuisine for an array of nationalities. She left yachting for a few years to run her own small catering business in London but the lure of the yachting life proved too strong. She has now been back on yachts for seven years and loves the travel and the challenges of cooking onboard. In her free time you are most likely to find Charlotte ski-ing, travelling or cooking and she loves discovering new restaurants and dishes.
Engineer / Mate - Murray Goodsell - British
Murray joined Leopard in 2011 and has been an invaluable member of the team since. He is a talented mate, engineer and boat builder. With a love of sailing and all water orientated sports it was no co incidence that Murray chose a career in this industry. A dedicated family man and so when not working can be found spending time with his family back in the UK.
Deckhand - Nick Gunn- New Zealand
Nick joined Leopard in June 2013 fresh from New Zealand having completed his STCW 95 and Yachtmasters. Nick started sailing at the age of seven and has been around boats for fishing and sailing all his life. Nick completed his studies last year and has chosen a career in super yachts. When not working Nick takes to the hills on his mountain bike and anything else outdoor or water orientated.
Stewardess - Suzy Peters - British
Suzy comes from one of the South coast’s (UK) best known sailing families. She has been around sailing yachts all her life and started to compete in dinghies at age of six with the Royal Southern yacht club. Suzy was educated at West Hill School in the UK then moved to Canford School until 2013. Suzy has waitressing experience from one of the finest restaurants in Hampshire. Suzy endeavours to study engineering at university next year when she finishes on Leopard next summer. Suzy enjoys teaching sailing, skiing, hockey, and squash. Suzy is an outgoing, hard working and well educated asset to Leopard’s team as stewardess.