Good Vibrations
Crew profile

Captain: Kevin Williams (USA)
Chef/Hostess: Julia Ray (USA)

Kevin and Julia are accomplished sailors, with an adventurous spirit, and a professional service background, which they will deliver on every charter! They are extremely detail oriented, personable, professional, and will make anyone’s time on the water with them, wanting more!

Captain: Kevin Williams
Captain Kevin, growing up in Michigan with family in the industry, he was nearly born on the water. Early on, he found his passion, at only 14 he had his first job, at a marina; quickly, learning the ins and outs of the boating world, he then found himself applying managerial and mechanical skills to his work. Studying civil engineering, at Western Michigan University, he could never fully pull himself away from the water, which is what led him to The Virgin Islands. While then, mastering luxury charters and sailing the near coastal waters, Kevin, was in love, and for the next 4 years became very proficient all across the industry. Being a 100 ton Master Captain with Leadership and Safety certificates, Kevin exemplifies all the qualities you want and expect in a competent captain. In addition to sailing, an avid fan of fishing, water sports, food, and adventure, he is sure to make your vacation experience, on the waters he loves, extremely memorable for years to come; and maybe even teach you a thing or two, to take home to your friends.

Chef/Hostess: Julia Ray
Chef Julia Ray grew up in Michigan surrounded by the Great Lakes. She developed a love for boating and sailing on frequent family outings on Lake Huron and the many inland waterways that are abundant in Michigan. Julia was introduced to the Virgin Islands as a child on the first of many annual family vacations more than 30 years ago. Julia learned to cook and entertain while assisting family members during daily meal preparation and by assisting with catering numerous gatherings. Julia has also worked in the restaurant and hospitality industries. She holds degrees in both accounting and social work and although she had a successful career in the corporate world, she left it all behind in 2013 to realize her dream of living in the Virgin Islands. She has since been employed as mate and chef, sailing throughout the islands.

Energetic and personable, Julia loves to meet new people and share her enthusiasm for the islands while ensuring their comfort and safety aboard and in the water. She is certified in first aid, CPR and fire fighting. She spends much of her spare time in the kitchen, preparing and perfecting new recipes for friends and family to sample. Julia delights in spoiling guests with gourmet meals and tempting treats. She prepares a wide variety of meals and remains flexible in her meal planning to ensure the freshest and best quality food is offered to guests. Julia takes much pride in her ability to work with guests to accommodate special diets and food allergies and develop menus that will leave everyone satisfied!