CaptainJared USA 0 100 Ton Masters and Sailing Endorsement, STCW, CPR certific
Chef/MateSavannah USA 0
Number of Crew: 2Languages: English

Crew Profiles:

Originally from Raleigh, North Carolina, Jared is the youngest of four siblings He has been taking sailing vacations with his family in the Pamlico Sound, Caribbean and Mediterranean since he was 12 years old. Jared played lots of sports, traveled with a select soccer team and also worked as a camp counselor during the summers at a kids camp, Camp Kanata. After school at Appalachian State, he thought a change of climate might be nice and has lived in the Virgin Islands off and on for the past 10 years, making short stops in New York City and London to pursue his culinary and musical careers.

Jared crewed aboard multiple 62 ft. Day-Sail catamarans in the Caribbean as a mate and bartender and then was asked to step aboard Bella Vita, a 46ft. charter catamaran, as mate/chef. Working in the industry for three seasons he developed a desire to captain his own vessel. As a captain, Jared has worked crewed yacht charters for the past three + years, and has his 100 Ton Masters and Sailing Endorsement, STCW, CPR certification and is an Advanced Open Water Diver.

Jared also spends his summers, during the "off" season, as a childrens sailing camp director in the Hudson Valley of New York State.

Jared will share tales of history and lore of the sea, and will keep guests laughing while serving his his famous ( or infamous) “Trouble in a Cup.” When not chartering, Jared can be found surfing, kiteboarding, scuba diving, or at local Restaurants around the islands playing accoustic guitar and DJ-ing.

Oh…and don’t be surprised to see him in the galley right along side the chef. This guy knows how to cook!

First Mate/Chef Savannah:

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In addition to creating inspired, healthy cuisine aboard Sognare, Savannah can also lead yoga exercises – she’s a certified instructor!

Savannah moved to St. John on a one way ticket when she was 18. Since then, she has learned to windsurf, surf, and sail while working at a watersports shop – guiding paddleboard/kayak and snorkel adventures, teaching sailing and windsurfing.

Savannah has her USCG OUPV Captain’s License and Sailing Endorsement, STCW, CPR and traveled to India to receive her Certification as a Yoga Instructor; specializing in Hatha, Yin, Acro, and Paddleboard Yoga!

Savannah loves teaching – so perhaps you can work together on the SUP Board or greet a sunrise or sunset with a new yoga pose? Savannah strives to practice healthy and natural living both mentally and physically. She invites guests to join her aboard Sognare as she shares new and delicious ways to nourish the body with healthy and delicious foods infused with Caribbean flavors.

Jared and Savannah both love being outdoors and can’t help but share their enthusiasm for this beautiful paradise with their guests. Their goal is to create new and amazing memories that will last a lifetime. From their time exploring every corner of the US and British Virgin Islands, Jared and Savannah are ready to showcase the amazing snorkel spots, remote hiking trails and secret pristine beaches that only true locals can find.