Captain Nim is a US Coast Guard certified captain and an experienced PADI Divemaster. He has sailed extensively throughout the Caribbean– the Bahamas, Virgin Islands, Turks and Caicos and several areas of the world’s other great waters- including the Mediterranean, Aegean, Adriatic, and the Andaman Sea, through the Suez Canal and across the Atlantic Ocean from Europe to the U.S.
Nim is a former information technology executive and Israeli Air Force combat veteran. He began sailing the Mediterranean at age 12, became certified in open water scuba diving while a teenager and divemaster not long afterward. Nim is an award-winning mixologist. He has endless stories and is naturally hospitable and welcoming. He is fluent in English and Hebrew and can nod and understand more Spanish than he will admit to.
Chef/First Mate Fabiola, award-winning chef at the Virgin Islands Yacht Show Culinary Competition, is an Island girl with a European heritage who literally grew up on sailboats. She has undergraduate and graduate degrees in business and worked for many years in Wealth Management before moving full time to life at sea.
Fabiola’s love of food and creative cuisine began early, raised in a family of amazing cooks, she received as a gift her first cookbook at the age of eight and has had a fascination with delicious food ever since. She has successfully catered high-end parties and corporate events. She also has training in all aspects of food safety and hygiene.
Chef Fabiola enjoys combining healthy fresh local ingredients with international dishes learnt from a life well-traveled and experience of other cultures. Her delicious recipes have been featured in several magazines. Fabiola delights in tailoring the menu and creating special moments for each group of guests aboard. She is an expert at creating the perfect atmosphere for guests onboard Luna. Fabiola is fluent in English and Spanish and is a USCG Master Captain.
Together, they bought Luna and are ready to host you in the adventure of your lifetime!
Winner of the 2019 BVI Yacht Show Culinary Competition – Best Appetizer
Winner of the 2019 BVI Yacht Show Cocktail Competition – Best Cocktail