Odyssea
Crew profile

Captain: Dylan Fairfield (South Africa)
Chef: Gi Snyman (South Africa)
First Mate: Mario Synman (South Africa)

Captain Dylan and Chef Gi have an enthusiasm and passion for life on the water. With their easy-going charm and love of hospitality, your trip aboard its sure to be that of a lifetime!

Dylan guides you to perfect bays and secret spots, pairing your expectations and his knowledge to make exploring the Islands all the more enjoyable. Nothing is too much for any of his guests, be that sun tanning on the flybridge with a cocktail in hand, or getting you involved in sailing Slivochka. Dylan grew up sailing the Indian and Atlantic Oceans with his family, totaling 20 000 NM over six years, having left his home of South Africa at age 6. Fully qualified and commercially endorsed as a MCA/RYA Yacht Master Offshore 200GT, he has a full STCW and is a certified PADI Dive Master.

Gi grew up in Mozambique, a country famous for its tropical beaches, fresh seafood and Portuguese influences. At 16 years old she began leading guests on private safari tours where she specialized in identifying birds and expanded on her knowledge and love of animals. Later on, she would discover her interest in local and international cooking, learning from seasoned chefs operating within the Safari. In 2016 she made the decision to advance her skills by completing her three-year professional cookery diploma, where she specialized in dietary requirements, diets and allergies.

Dylan and Gi have been onboard since 2017 and 2019 respectively and they pride themselves on longevity. Both Dylan and Gi enjoy families and children and aim to maximize the fun and adventure in each charter, whilst providing a relaxed atmosphere for you to unwind. They great at creating a vibe and throwing a party, perfect for couples or those looking to visit in island style! They believe that attention to detail and personal touches make all the difference! This is part of what sets them up as a top crew in the Islands.

They both look forward to making this vacation everything you hope for.

First Mate: Mario Synman
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