Brilliant - St. Thomas
Simone & Ewout
Moorings Signature 4600 Catamaran
CAPTAIN: Ewout Franse
Place of Birth: The Hague, Netherlands
CHEF/HOSTESS: Simone Embacher
Place of Birth: St. Johann, Austria
Commercial Yacht master Offshore
MCA Approved Engine Course (AEC)
SSI Open water
Powerboat Level II
Diploma in Tourism Manager at the Tourismusschulen am Wilden Kaiser, Austria (5 years), Diploma Wine Sommelière, STCW95, Powerboat Level II, ENG1, Piracy Training, Padi Divemaster
Languages Spoken: Dutch, English and German
Languages Spoken: German, English, Italian, Basics in Spanish and French
Areas Traveled: Europe, Thailand, Singapore, Myanmar, Caribbean, Belize, Suriname, Egypt, USA, Canada
Crew Comments:One of the great things that we share, is our passion for the sea. We are very lucky to make this passion to our job. With enthusiasm, joy and knowledge we love to show all the beauty above and beyond the water to our guests and make a unique holiday to a memorable one.
Simone grew up in the Alps of Austria where she learned all about hospitality. She holds the Diploma of Tourism Manager, Wine Sommelière and Divemaster and worked in numerous leading hotels of the world. Traveling around the world expanded her knowledge in cooking and with her own creativity she is prepared to meet any needs of her guests and delight them with delicious meals.
Ewout was brought up in the Dutch waters. Trained as mechanical engineer, he also has an extensive experience on sailing and motor boats since childhood. With his eye for details, ability to listen to peoples need and his contagious joy for watesports, Ewout will ensure that his guests have the most pleasant and safe journey on the water.
Testimonials: If laughing is the best medicine-then I will live forever. A once in a lifetime experience! The best of food, drinks and friends. Thank you both, Simone and Ewout for giving us a week of pure pleasure and fun. A week to remember! Lorie and Conrad, Canada Thank you, Simone and Ewout for a magical week. I so enjoyed meeting you both. Your constant care and truly amazing provisioning for our every need seemed effortless. You opened the door to a wonderful new experience. I can’t thank you enough! Mary Pat, USA
Our crew accommodated all of our interests, but had some suggestions of their own, they made us feel very welcome and at home…they are amazing! Best we’ve had! The food couldn’t have been better, the food was like a concert in our mouth …they were correct on every suggestions they made. Would Absolutely!!! Request this crew again.
If unforeseen circumstances prevent the crew from hosting the charter, another competent crew will substitute.