Captain | Patrick Troin
Patrick Troin, fifty-four years old, always positive in mind, with more than twenty-five years spent on the sea and in the Yachting Industry. Navigation Zone: Mediterranean, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, and North Sea. Fascinated by the sea, he has been an efficient Captain on large yachts and acquired a wide knowledge of the different aspect of the Yachting Industry. Patrick has worked for several scientific marine research companies as a captain of a scientific vessel and organizing logistics for companies such as Ifremer and International Atomic Agency. He knows the Mediterranean Sea very well, enjoys navigation and taking his owners and customers to discover what he has made his life’s passion. Motor yachts he has previously worked on include M/Y DOLCE-VITA, M/Y MIMI (MOONEN), M/Y KING K (Feadship), M/Y IZUMI (Palmer-Johnson).
First Officer | Gerald Ravach
Gerald Ravache (41 years old), French. Gerald was raised near the Atlantic ocean in Brittany. Passionate about sailing, he is the owner of a twelve-meter Classic Sailing Yacht. He has raced regattas with her from France to the Acores and crossed the ocean to Barbados in the famous Panerai’s trans-Atlantic Regatta. Prior to yachting, Gerald spent some years working as an editor in Paris. He has also an artistic soul and likes playing piano. He has been working on yachts since 2012 and has cruised extensively in the Mediterranean and Caribbean. Previous yachts include M/Y Criss C, M/Y Samja, M/Y Philmi.
Engineer | Ugo Marchiando
Ugo Marchiando, twenty-five years old engineer from Marseille. He started studying Marine engineering in Antwerp university in Belgium. He continued gathering valuable knowledge and experience working for the past 3 years on board anchor handler vessels. Ugo worked his way up from an Apprentice Engineer to Second Engineer on an 85 m tug boat. He is passionate about mechanics, loves life, music and he is always smiling with a positive attitude.
Deckhand | Arnold Momblan
Arnold Momblan, Filipino. Educated boat builder and A.B. Seaman. Arnold has spent the last twenty-two years working on several yachts. Arnold has mainly been sailing in the Mediterranean Sea, but has spent many winters cruising in the Caribbean and speaks Filipino, English and French. His big smile and hardworking nature is a great joy for all onboard d’Angleterre II. Arnold is an excellent teacher of water sports, and will shape you into a water skiing and wake boarding champion by the end of your trip. He looks forward to taking you for a spin behind the tender on the inflatable donut or banana boat, if you dare.
Chief Stewardess | Antonia Kuzmar
Antonia Kuzmar, thirty-one years old from Croatia. She has a Master degree in Culture and tourism and speaks fluently English, Italian and conversational French. She started working in the yachting industry in 2011. Antonia has experience traveling the Mediterranean coast and would happily guide you to your desired locations, book you the best restaurants and introduce you to the local hidden gems. Antonia will strive to make your stay on the D’ANGLETERRE II wonderful and will assist you with any requests you might have. .
Second Stewardess | Jovana Milanovic
Jovana Milanovic, twenty – three years old from Montenegro. She has more than 4 years of experience in yachting industry. She speaks fluently English and started learning Turkish recently. Jovana loves scuba diving, music and she plays the guitar. She will win you over with her great sense of humor and kindness. Jovana will be focused on creating an amazing atmosphere during your stay and provide a service to the highest standard.
Third Stewardess | Milica Andjelic
Milica Andjelic, twenty-nine years old from Bosnia & Herzegovina. She has a degree in Sociology and is interested in communicating with people and understanding new cultures. She started working in hospitality 4 years ago and since then she has had numerous opportunities to provide the best service to VIP clients from all over the world. She enjoys working with children and entertaining them. Being a crew member on the D’ANGLETERRE II, Milica will ensure that you are greeted with positivity and a great cocktail.
Chef | Mads Thomsen
Mads Thomsen started his culinary education, working in a variety of restaurants, that led him to a position in a 1-star Michelin restaurant Marchal at the 5-star hotel D’ANGLETERRE in Copenhagen. This twenty-seven years old aspiring Danish Chef has a great passion for Nordic and modern French cuisine. Originally from Jutland in Denmark, he grew up surrounded with seasonal produce which he has continued to implement in his style of cooking. He will amaze you with a preparation of regional products of the best quality, and will welcome all your requests to make your gastronomy experience unforgettable.