Master Cabin - King bed, comfortable lounge to port, full walk In hanging closet to STBD, 10 drawers, 2 bedside tables, bigscreen TV, shower, his/hers sinks, DirecTV, Plex movie system
VIP Cabin - Queen bed, small lounge to STBD, Full Walk In hanging closet,4 drawers, shower, single sink, DirecTV
Port Cabin - Queen bed, full hanging closet to port, 5 large drawers, shower, single sink, DirecTV
Twin Cabin - Full hanging closet, 8 drawers, shower, single sink, DirecTV - DOES NOT CONVERT
Bahamas TERM CHARTERS: Weekly Rate plus 35% APA plus 4% Bahamas Taxes plus 10% Bahamas VAT
NO DAY CHARTERS are offered
Conrad Pool - Captain
Captain Conrad is originally from beautiful Cape Town South Africa, known for breathtaking views of Table Mountain and the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens. Captain Conrad loves to travel and had always wanted to explore America. In 2000 he traveled to South Dakota and then made his way to the sunshine state, beautiful south Florida. His love of adventure, traveling, and exploring new places led him into yachting. He has obtained his 500 ton captains license and has worked on vessels that range from 280ft to our beautiful 112ft Westport, NO SHORTCUTS. Captain Conrad takes pride in any vessel he captains and loves giving amazing guest experiences with beautiful anchorages and fun excursions. He was previously Captain aboard 112' Westport INDIGO and spent time as a first office on 143' STARSHIP. When Captain Conrad is not traveling around the world by boat, he enjoys fishing and sports. He has a passion for rugby, cricket, and riding his motorcycles. Don’t let Captain Conrad's calm demeanor fool you, he is a adrenal junky at heart, if not on the water you could also find him skydiving, racing motorcycles on the track with friends or cage diving with great white sharks in South Africa.
Taylor Sarni – Chief Stew
Certifications/Education: STCW, CPR/AED Certified, Advanced PADI Open Water Diver, Bachelor's Degree – Mass Communications & Broadcasting
Taylor grew up in sunny West Palm Beach, Florida. During her childhood she played flag football and performed theatre but in between, she always found herself at the beach.
Taylor stepped on the yachting scene in 2017 after graduating from the University of South Florida. Longing for a job where she could travel the world, combined for her love for the ocean, yachting was the perfect fit. Her greatest asset is her ability to adapt easily to new situations and stay calm in moments of hecticness. Taylor always strives to put together successful charters with exciting itineraries that always “wow” guests. She has always enjoyed working with people to help make their lives easier, and this is yet another reason why she decided to join the industry.
In her own time, Taylor loves being with family and friends whenever she can. Her favorite things to do include traveling, diving, hiking, and experiencing new activities and cultures, especially through food! She loves reading, staying active, cooking, and exploring.
Taylor can’t wait to welcome guests on board 112’ NO SHORTCUTS to help make all of their charter dreams come true.
Trang Nguyen – Chef
Certifications/Education: STCW, ENG1, Food Safety, Security
Languages: English, Vietnamese
Trang hails from Sydney Australia where she grew up with her two brothers. She is enthusiastic, friendly, caring and a service-oriented professional who brings forth a positive attitude and the desire to serve and assist with dedication. Trang has innovative and exceptional culinary skills with a burning passion for food. Maintaining guest’s happiness and requirements has always been her top priority.
Prior to her entry into yachting seven years ago, her previous career in the Fashion Industry as a Product Developer/Production Manager allowed her to work in a fast-paced environment, juggling multiple tasks and meeting deadlines. This has provided her with essential negotiation skills and a high level of attention to detail.
Trang prides herself on creating creative dishes that guests will find hard to forget. She can cater to a wide range of cuisine preferences and will always ensure dietary requests are accommodated with ease.
Known not only for outstanding dishes, but for her great sense of humor, Trang is eager to welcome guests aboard her table.
Alexander Bosch – First Mate
Certificates/Education: STCW 95, RYA Days Skipper & RYA Competent Crew, RYA Power Boat Level II & Super Yacht Training, RYA VHF, 100 Ton USCG License, Padi Open Water, Padi Advanced Open Water
Languages: English, Afrikaans
Alexander grew up in Cape Town, South Africa before moving to Namibia at the age of 14. Growing up as an only child by the ocean, he took up kiteboarding during his free time and eventually became the 2nd fastest in his country. After graduating from high school, Alexander leaned into his talent and became a kiteboarding instructor. During this time, he also helped a good friend run catamaran charters in his hometown where they would take large groups of people on half-day cruises that included whale watching and tours of a seal sanctuary.
Alexander started working on yachts in 2014 after hearing about the opportunity from a captain in the industry. He has since been on board a variety of vessels including 185’ MY SEANNA and 143’ STARSHIP. Alexander is known to be easygoing and gets along with everyone. He has extensive knowledge of all aspects of the exterior and prioritizes the safety of everyone aboard the vessel.
The ocean has always been a big part of his life, and he continues to find himself working within its reach. After gaining experience in the past 8 years, Alexander hopes to secure a permanent position as a Captain in the near future.
In his spare time, you can find him playing rugby, soccer, going to the gym, wakeboarding, kiteboarding, off-roading, camping, spearfishing, diving, and exploring.
Olga Louw – Deck/Stew
Certificates/Education: STCW, PWC, Powerboat Level 2, Jetski License, Designated Security Duties, Personal Safety & Responsibilities, Elementary First Aid, Personal Survival Techniques, Fire Prevention & Fighting, Tender Operator, Advanced Deckhand, Certified Lash Technician
Languages: English, Afrikaans
Nationality: South African
Olga grew up in Cape Town, South Africa in a busy city with her mom, brother, and sister. During her childhood she loved horseback riding and performing on stage as a dancer. Olga recently started her boating journey due to her love for the ocean and traveling. Prior to entertaining yachting, Olga worked as a bartender and waitress in a high-class theater scene which gave her the skills to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment while providing extraordinary customer service. She is also the owner of her own lash extension business which she opened back home in South Africa a year ago.
Olga is a young and vibrant individual who always brings a positive, hardworking attitude onboard. She likes to tackle tasks hands on and always keeps guest satisfaction at atop her list. She has a motivated, passionate, energetic, and flexible personality.
Olga is looking forward to welcoming guests on board 112’ NO SHORTCUTS.
Start date: Feb 01, 2023, End date: Mar 31, 2023 - Unavailable: Nassau, Bahamas* to Nassau, Bahamas*
Start date: Apr 16, 2023, End date: Apr 23, 2023 - Booked: Norman's Cay, Bahamas to Norman's Cay, Bahamas
Start date: Apr 25, 2023, End date: Apr 28, 2023 - Unavailable: Nassau, Bahamas* to Nassau, Bahamas*
Start date: Jun 28, 2023, End date: Jul 05, 2023 - Booked: Nassau, Bahamas* to Nassau, Bahamas*