Jonathan Yoors - Rotational Captain
Brittany Yoors - Chef
Jonathan is originally from Rockport Massachusetts, a small fishing village an hour north of Boston. He has captained boats all over the world but his favorite place to sail and spend time is in The Bahamas . Jonathan is a USCG 500ton captain with over 12 years yachting experience and 15 years owning and captaining his own boats, you can rest assured knowing you have an experienced captain at the helm. Jonathan loves to fish, spear fish, snorkel, hike, kayak, paddle board, explore the wilderness and enjoy all types of nature and wildlife the Bahamas has to offer.
Brittany is originally a southern California native with a love of traveling the world. She is a professionally trained chef with nearly 15 years professional food service experience. She is also an avid naturalist and enjoys opening the minds of those around her by taking them foraging for local wild edibles in the areas she is on charter in. Brittany is very passionate about food, the environment, critter watching, kayaking, paddle boarding, spear fishing, snorkeling, and other water sports. You can expect to enjoy exceptional locally caught food while chartering.
Jonathan and Brittany are a married couple who have been exploring the world together for 7 years now. They have sailed around the east coast of the US and the Caribbean for 5 years, cruised Alaska for 2 years, and sailed across the Atlantic. They both share a love of adventure and a deep love for nature.
Travis Sinclair - Rotational Captain
Education/Certifications: 200 Ton Masters USCG, Sailing & Towing Endorsed, STCW 95 and II/3, VI/1 AB / Unlimited, RFPNW, MRO, FCC Radio License, TWIC, Advanced & Naui Rescue Scuba Diver, National Speleological Society (underwater cave and cavern exploration), North Florida S.L.A.M (scuba, lifesaving, accident management).
Languages Spoken: English
Captain Travis Sinclair embarked on his nautical career in 1996 and has worked in some of the world’s most sought after destinations. From his humble beginnings as Mate and Show Diver aboard a tour boat in Honolulu, Hawaii to more recent roles as Captain aboard several motor yachts in Florida, The Bahamas, and The Caribbean, he has a wealth of experience to impart to his crew on M/Y IMPULSE.
Although he has already achieved a high level of expertise as both a Captain and an Engineer, he continues to seek out ways to learn and grow through long-term charter and private yacht assignments. With him at the helm, know you’re in the hands of a dependable, organized, and adaptable Captain with a sharp eye for detail and safety.
In addition to his experience as Captain and Engineer, he has extensive watersports skills, including surfing and paddle board instruction, sport and spearfishing, and scuba diving.
Captain Travis looks forward to welcoming you aboard M/Y IMPULSE for your next charter.
Sawyer Williams - First Mate
Sawyer grew up in southern Maine, in a small town called Freeport on 96 acres of valley and farm land. He has raised cattle, chickens, and loves hunting and fishing with his younger brother Austin. He was a big baseball fanatic as a kid, eventually playing in college for two years at the Division 3 level at Plymouth State University in New Hampshire. Aside from the basic safety training that comes with working on a super yacht. Sawyer has taken his GMDSS, PBII, Yacht Master Offshore Course, and Security with Designated Duties Course. His past yachting experience has been aboard 5 different vessels over the past 4 years. In Sawyer's spare time he studies for his hundred ton masters license, as well as enjoys a great run or an exciting surf. He loves staying fit and tries to stay away from an unhealthy lifestyle. His greatest passion in life is caring for animals, and his life motto is... "If you believe you have a passion, you’ll always end up doing what you love".
Jessica Thompson - Stew
Jessica is a UCF alumni from Melbourne, Florida. She has 4 years experience in the hospitality service and has been working on yachts for the last year. Jessica's favorite hobbies include scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking, fishing, and going to music festivals around the U.S. When she's not enjoying the water, you will find her sketching her favorite flowers.