Captain – Stuart Evans
Stuart is from the UK, and has been working as a captain overseas for the past 20 years, he has many years of experience on the seas and holds his 200gt unlimited license. An avid sailor since his youth, and with a background in engineering, Stuart naturally possess the skill set to ensure that LIR is maintained and cared for to the highest standard. Having worked previously in positions which required interacting with clients, he has excellent communications skills and looks forward to welcoming new and return guests aboard. In addition to sailing, Stuart in his free time can be found making the most of the outdoors, cycling, diving, SUPing, water skiing and much more, for a more leisurely time, he enjoys backgammon, scrabble and crosswords.
Chef - Rebecca Evans
Hailing from the UK, Rebecca brings with her 13 years of sailing experience, a passion for travel, cultures, and cuisines, as well as high-end qualifications within the culinary sector. In 2016, Rebecca won 1st place in a prestigious yacht show for best appetizer, firmly planting her name in the luxury yachting world. She is keen to always progress her knowledge and create delectible dishes for her guests. She enjoys catering for guests no matter the dietary requirements. When not in the galley, Rebecca enjoys diving, sailing, keeping fit and spending time with her husband, captain Stuart.
Mate/Stew Tom Simpson
Tom, who will be your steward onboard is from Bedford in the UK. From an early age, he has had a passion for luxury travel and has had a wealth of experience on motor boats, driving his grandfathers Pershing 40ft M/Y. He has spent the last four years working on a variety of motor and sailing yachts as a deckhand & deck/stew. He studied at a school named FlyingFish in Cowes, Isle of White where he attained his superyacht interior crew certificate where he learned the skills needed for silver table service, high-end housekeeping & laundry cleaning. Since then Tom has grown from strength to strength in the boating world and worked on motoryachts as a sole steward for many summers along the French Rivera. Tom has also had a lot of experience in the catering industry working as a waiter & barman in some of London’s smartest restaurants. If you feel in need of a cool refreshing cocktail to tease your tastebuds then Toms your guy. So don’t be shy!