Clicia
Previously named Natori
CREW PROFILES

TitleNameNationBornLicenses
CaptainDavid Burke Irish 0
ChefJohn-Mark Bland South African 0
Number of Crew: 10Languages: English, German, French, Russian

Crew Profiles:
CAPTAIN: David Burke – Irish
Joined Spring 2019
Captain David is a highly experienced charter Captain with over 20 years in yachting.
Born and raised on the rugged Atlantic coast of Ireland, David has long nurtured a passion for the sea and began his yachting career at the age of 20 while still at University.
Over the years he has moved up through the ranks and in 2006 he joined the 52m M/Y Sea Jewel as first mate and then came a promotion to Captain where he spent the next 9 years. He then took command of the very busy and successful charter yacht WILD THYME which under his command became AURA, he completed 4 successful seasons of back to back charters with a lot of repeat clients.
David has extensive experience of the Mediterranean, and when not onboard he enjoys spending time with his two children.
Previous Yachts: M/Y Aura (37m), M/Y Sea Jewel (52m), M/Y Sweet Doll (46m), M/Y Thunder B (48m)
Languages: English, basic French


CHEF: John-Mark Bland - South African
Joined Summer 2020
In 1990 John-Mark was admitted into the In-house Chefs training programme at the 5* Sandton Holiday Inn in affiliation to the Johannesburg hotel and catering school. His four-year training encompassed all styles of cuisine but specialised in French style, which John-Mark thrived on.
He is proud of the experience gained in high end establishments on land and at sea. He has the flexibility to adapt dishes according to guests tastes, a skill he perfected while running his own catering business in Cape Town, specialising in private dinner parties, weddings and birthday party’s. Most recently John-Mark has been executive chef for Hip Hideouts an award-winning resort company in the French Alps, executing high end meals across all dietary requirements. John-Mark loves to hand-pick fresh ingredients at the local market and has a natural flair for bringing the best ingredients to the table in style.
Previous Yachts: M/Y Zulu (35m), M/Y Aubrey (29m), M/Y Nauta (33m), M/Y Solaris (30m)
Languages: English


CHIEF STEWARDESS: Charlotte Miller – British – Rotational
Joined Spring 2019
With a strong hospitality background and a passion for design Charlotte has managed to combine these elements onboard luxury yachts.
Charlotte’s aim is to provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere for her guests onboard, where her calm demeanour and sharp eye for detail ensures an unforgettable experience.
When Charlotte has any down time she enjoys getting stuck into her house renovations and being surrounded by family and friends.
Languages: English


CHIEF STEWARDESS: Jodie Williams – Scottish - Rotational
Joined Spring 2019
Jodie’s love of being on the water began at a young age when her grandfather bought a sailing boat and from then she spent most weekends onboard.
Her love of travel began in 2003 when she left Scotland to explore the world, she has travelled extensively through more than 40 countries over land or by sea. Jodie began her career in high-end hospitality working in 5* hotels and luxury spa’s which took her to Australia, and after 10 years she returned to Europe where she embarked on a career in yachting.
Languages: English


2ND STEWARDESS: Olena Fadyeveva - Ukranian
Joined Summer 2020
Olena hails from Odessa, a port city on the Black Sea in southern Ukraine, where upon completing high school education she enrolled at the Professional School of Maritime Tourism for a two-year diploma course. In 2007, motivated and armed with the right skills for the job, she turned to the yachting industry, where she quickly found her feet, taking temporary positions onboard M/Y Hanse.
With the progression of time, Olena gained valuable experience on board different vessels, not only in the role of stewardess but also as cook/stewardess! Despite the challenge, Olena thrived on the additional pressure and the opportunity it gave her to express her creativity.
Previous Yachts: M/Y Zehava (29m), M/Y Littlefish(40m), M/Y R-Many (25m), M/Y Aquamarine, M/Y Hanse (50m)
Languages: Russian, English


JUNIOR STEWARDESS: Paige Smith - British
Joined Autumn 2019
Paige joined the yachting industry this Summer on M/Y Blue Albacor. She takes after her father by being a perfectionist and meticulously organised which she felt were positive traits for this industry. Prior to yachting Paige worked as a nanny and in a high-end restaurant in the French Alps.
When Paige has any down time she enjoys travelling and learning about different cultures, photography and water sports.
Languages: English


CHIEF ENGINEER: Hartmut John – German
Joined Autumn 2019
Hartmut left the German Air-Force in 2000 after serving 12 years as an aircraft maintenance chief mechanic. He then set his sights and focused on the yachting industry.
As an engineer Hartmut has been involved in the supervision and management of yacht refits and new constructions, despite his long service in the industry, his joy and motivation remain unbroken he is always focused on running the yacht safe and successfully.
In his spare time Hartmut likes to go cycling, scuba diving and loves a good read.
Languages: German, English


BOSUN: Benjamin Malton - Australian
Joined Summer 2020
Ben was born and raised in Australia and has always had an affiliation with the sea. From fishing on the West coast to crocodile tours in the north and diving on the Great Barrier Reef he has had plenty of boating experience.
Ben has now been living in France for the past four years working on yachts traveling the Mediterranean. Ben is always happy and ready to ensure guests make the most of their time on board.
Previous Yachts: M/Y Sibelle (50m), M/Y Ad Lib (40m), M/Y Boadicea (76m)
Languages: English, French


FIRST MATE: Angharad Waldron (Harry) – British
Joined Spring 2019
Harry grew up in the Cornish seaside town of Fowey on the South Coast. She spent her summers sailing and playing around on the water before sailing in the National “GB” team in her teens. Joining the yachting industry in 2011 was a natural progression.
Harry enjoys the outdoors and making the most of her South of France home, she has a passion for cycling, sailing and hiking.
Previous Yachts: M/Y Giorgia (37m)
Languages: English


DECKHAND: Luke Harris - British
Joined Autumn 2019
Luke was land based for 4 years employed in client facing roles but the felt he wanted to go into the yachting industry and be part of a team. The 2019 season he was onboard M/Y Rahil. Luke is a very sport associated person and enjoys taking part in all team games, he enjoys football he’s also an accomplished alpine skier.
Previous Yachts: M/Y Rahil (54m)
Languages: English