Mahasattva (summer)
Crew profile

Captain: Brian Schott (USA)
Chef: Nicole Stanton (USVI)
First Mate: Ian Quigley (USA)

JAN – JUL 2022

Captain: Brian Schott
Brian began his passion for life on the water growing up in sunny California. Born and raised in Carmel-by-the-Sea he spent his childhood summers on lakes learning all about powerboats, but was exposed to sailing as a teenager and was immediately hooked.

After graduating from Californian State University at Chico with a major in Hospitality and Special Events Brian moved to San Diego to be closer to the water. After a few years of sailing on the weekends, Brian decided to quit the software sales life to sail the world and pursue a career in maritime.

Over the years, Brian has extensive experience chartering on power and sailing yachts ranging from 40-70ft in the Caribbean, Aegean, Adriatic, Irish, and Atlantic Sea. As an experienced Scuba Dive Master, Swim Instructor, and free diver guests of all ages are in safe hands with Captain Brian in and out of the water.

Chef: Nicole Stanton
Nicole was born in the St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands and spent her childhood on the water. After graduating from Wake Forest University, she spent many year traveling and working on yachts. In 2018 she settled in Medellin, Colombia to start an artisanal food business, Verve Sano. Despite enjoying her organic gardens and dogs, she still loves returning to her passion of working on boats and being on the ocean.