CaptainRolf Dutch 1974 STCW, ICC, VHG, PADI, IKO Instructor, AIDA Freedive, VHF, PP
ChefMarina Dutch 1980 iCC, PPE, STCW, VHF, First Aid, PADI, AIDA, IKO Instructor
Number of Crew: 2Languages: Dutch, English, Bulgarian

Crew Profiles:
Captain Rolf and Chef Mariana have been a couple for 23 years.
Professional and dedicated crew with more than 20 000 Nm and ocean sailing experience.
When you set sail on Nova, we will combine sailing adventure with Luxury and make sure that your needs are met while on board. Relaxing or hungry for new adventures, above or below the water, we will keep you safe and entertained!
We will take you Sailing, Exploring, Diving, Supping, Hiking, Kitesurfing, and Wing foiling to amazing Caribbean beauty spots.
We are professionals with 7 years of charter experience in the Med and the Caribbean,
dedicated to turning your Caribbean vacation into an unforgettable adventure, breathtaking sunsets and the delight of gourmet cuisine.
We specialize in creating tailor-made trips for our guests.
We aim to provide a unique experience that combines relaxation and adventure.
For those seeking a more sportive adventure, we also offer kite and wingfoil activities.

Captain Rolf
Captain Rolf is Dutch, fully certified captain and with 30 years of boat experience (Professional yacht builder;)he will keep you safe throughout the entire journey.
He has sailed throughout the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Aegean, Adriatic, North Sea, and across the Atlantic Ocean from Europe to the Caribbean aboard Nova.
He speaks -Dutch, English and German
He loves to share his passion for watersports with the guests.

ICC certification, RYA Professional Practices and responsibilities PPE Certified, STCW 95
VHF, IKO instructor on water, PADI certification, Aida freedive.Kitesurf instructor
Sports: Kitesurf, wing, windsurf, mountain bike, snowboard, wakeboard, fitness, SUP, freediving, and diving

Chef Mariana
Chef/First Mate -Dutch, was born in East Europe and in her 20s she moved to the Netherlands and fell in love with water sports and boating.
Mariana has always had a love for healthy food and has recently become gluten-free.
She is well-versed in food allergies and preferences.
She is also trained in food safety and hygiene.
Mariana enjoys infusing healthy, fresh, local ingredients into fabulous international dishes learned from a life well-traveled and with a love of global cultures. Mariana has natural East European hospitality and loves creating special moments for each group of guests aboard.
Mariana is fluent in Dutch, English and Bulgarian

ICC certification, RYA Professional Practices and responsibilities PPE Certified, STCW 95, VHF, IKO Head instructor, First aid, PADI certification, Aida certification.Kitesurf instructor

Sports: Kitesurf, mountain biking, snowboarding, wakeboarding, fitness, yoga, SUP, freediving

Living this wonderful lifestyle to the fullest, surrounded by ocean beauty, charm, and adventure we love to share and inspire others.
The dynamic, active, and adventurous crew is always ready to take you on an adventure.
Make new unforgettable memories and new friends.
All things end but memories last forever!

Nova crew
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Rolf &Mariana
crew Nova

Rolf &Mariana
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Iko kitesurf instructor

Rolf -Captain
Aida Freediver

Rolf the captain
padi diver