Relentless II
Crew profile

Captain: Luke Furnas (USA)
Chef: Katie Saunders (USA)
Deckhand: Nico Janse van Rensburg (South Africa)
Stewardess/Masseuse/Yoga Instructor: Brook Evans (USA)

Captain – Luke Furnas
Captain Luke Furnas, a St Thomas native, has been exploring the Caribbean waters since he was born. His earliest memories are aboard his family’s boats angling, diving, and sailing throughout the beaches and bays of the Virgin Islands. With a local’s knowledge he can find the secret coves, quiet beaches, and amazing reefs that will make your experience aboard unique and unforgettable. As a certified PADI Dive Instructor Luke is just as familiar with what lies underneath the water and is always ready to share that with guests!

Chef – Katie Saunders
Chef Saunders is a small town girl with big world experience and is excited to bring her knowledge of food and fine dining to your vacation! With background in catering, resort event planning, cafes, and organic eateries. Katie has always had a passion for cooking and entertaining. Her career brought her to the sunny island of St Thomas, where she fell in love with the simple, sweet way of island life. Soon after, the opportunity to cook on the water presented itself and she dove into the world of yachting. As a luxury yacht chef and chief stewardess with 6+ years experience operating luxury yacht charters throughout Caribbean, she will amaze you with her incredible food and warm hospitality!

First Mate/Engineer – Kevin Williams
Kevin Williams is an accomplished sailor with an adventurous spirit. Born and raised in Michigan Kevin has been navigating the waters of the Great Lakes since he was small. Earning his U.S.CG captains license at the age of 20 has given Kevin the many years of experience needed to deliver an exceptional charter. Having run a bevy of first-class yachts Kevin knows the ins and outs of what makes an epic week and is excited to make amazing memories with each new guest.

If you’re looking for fun in the sun, he’s your guide for everything water sports! Whatever sport you’re ready to try, Kevin’s ready to help you learn. Taking part in local yacht races, he’s sure to know how to beat the other boats to the next anchorage under sail. As an avid free diver, he is skilled to teach you how to safely breathe and swim. Kevin is a detail oriented, personable, professional and will make anyone’s time on the water fun, safe, and relaxing.

Passionate about the Caribbean, its population and history Kevin relishes the opportunity to share his home. Off the boat he loves food, wine, traveling, and hiking. As a professional captain his presence adds additional safety and security for guests as they participate in motorized water sports, as well as residing onboard Relentless II.

Stewardess/Masseuse – Rita Fogta
Chief Stewardess and Massage Therapist Rita Fogta was born and raised in Hungary, but her passion for travel led her to voyaging around the world, including exotic locations such as Thailand, Bali, Hawaii, and the Virgin Islands. Her life goal of helping people, made her trade in her office job to become a full time massage therapist, working with clients at internationally renowned hotels and spas. Combining her passions for travel and massage, it was just a matter of time before the yachting industry became her calling. Nothing makes Rita happier than seeing relaxed and happy guests onboard, and she’s always ready to provide the extra touches that make a vacation special. As an accomplished mixologist Rita spends her down time crafting new cocktail recipes. Her elixirs are as enchanting as she is.