Karma
Crew profile

Captain: Jake Lockwood (USA)
Chef/First Mate: Mackenzie Thomas (USA)

Captain: Jake Lockwood
Growing up among the mountains and lakes in the resort town of Whitefish, Montana, Jake has always loved the outdoors and being on the water. Always exploring, Jake moved east for his undergrad at Georgetown University, studied abroad in Budapest, and after graduating with a business degree, headed for the hustle of New York City. After taking a sailing vacation in the Caribbean, Jake was inspired to continue his passion on the water and he left his desk job behind to pursue sailing full time! Jake has now chartered guests throughout the Virgin Islands, Croatia, and Italy. Jake is excited to continue sailing in the Caribbean creating amazing experiences and unforgettable memories with his guests. When not sailing, you’ll find Jake exploring new places and cultures, mountain biking, golfing, skiing, playing soccer, and eating as many new foods as he can find along the way.

Qualifications:
-USCG 50T with Sail Endorsement
-Padi Dive Master
-ASA 101-106 Advanced Coastal Cruising
-STCW
-RYA VHF Certificate
-First Aid & CPR

Chef: Mackenzie Thomas
Also from Montana, Mackenzie studied at the University of Oregon before trading in her small town roots for an array of passport stamps from around the globe. She’s spent time learning in restaurants in Australia, Vietnam, and France and held onto the cuisines from every culture. Before working in the Mediterranean, Mackenzie was managing a high end beach club in Bali, where she dealt directly with guests and staff from around the world, providing exceptional service to her clientele. She now combines her love of cooking with her love of life on the water with her guests from across the globe. Mackenzie has chartered in the BVI, the USVI, Croatia, Montenegro, Italy, Florida, and the Bahamas. She loves to connect with her guests and show them a truly unique holiday, and knows that with the help of her dynamite captain Jake, everyone will walk away with some amazing memories.

Qualifications:
-Food Service and Hygiene Level 2
-Padi Dive Master
-STCW
-First Aid & CPR