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Devan was born and raised on Long Island. Having a father who was a captain and growing up
with boats right in the backyard, being out on the water very quickly became her escape. She
started dreaming about sailing around the world around the age of 10, before she'd ever
stepped foot onto a sailboat. Little did she know where life would take her.
She went to college at UNC Charlotte in NC where she pursued a degree in Civil Engineering.
After she graduated she spent 2 years in the highly competitive NYC construction industry as a
project manager, utilizing her skills both in the office and out on the job sites. Then one Friday
evening, after an especially exhausting 60+ hour work week, she had an epiphany. She quit her
job and within two weeks, moved out to Hawaii where she was able to get a job as a deckhand
on a sailing catamaran. And that was it; she was hooked. She spent a couple years doing term
charters in the Hawaiian Islands, some time sailing around Southeast Asia and the south
Pacific, and then moved to NZ for a year to work on a private motor yacht. When she's not
working or playing on boats, you can find her scuba diving, cliff jumping, hiking or playing beach
volleyball. Anything to get her adrenaline pumping.
Devan has logged over 5,000nm of blue water sailing and of all of the places she's been, has
without a doubt fallen in love with these islands. She is a high energy captain eager to show her
guests all of the hidden gems the Virgin Islands have to offer, both above and below the water.
Therefore, each charter is different and can be tailored specifically to the group’s interests and
desired locations. Aside from being a 100ton USCG Master, she also holds her STCW 10, First
Aid/CPR/AED and is a certified PADI Divemaster.
Hailing from a family full of watermen, Davis often jokes he is the “son of a son of a sailor” and has been on boats his entire life. He started sailing the Virgin Islands over 25 years ago and has vast knowledge of the oceanography, marine life, and ecology associated with the Caribbean as a whole. Growing up in North Carolina, many of his sea-days have been acquired along the Eastern Seaboard, mostly within the “Graveyard of the Atlantic” - an area specifically known for its treacherous passages and abundant shipwrecks. Sailing more than 15,000 nautical miles, Davis has acquired multiple American Sailing Association certifications and has a pending Master Captain’s license from the United States Coast Guard. He is also STCW and First Responder/CPR certified.
Having the fortune of a mother who is a phenomenal cook and hostess , Davis gained culinary insights through osmosis originally; furthermore, his older brother is a notable Restrauteur. Line cook, pizza boy, bartender, senior serverDavis has had many titles related to food, but his most beloved role has been in the galley aboard sailboats.
While attending Appalachian State University, where he received degrees in Biology, Environmental Studies, and Conservation Ecology, Davis gained employment at one of the most well known fine dining establishments in the South.
He is prideful about his southern and Cajun heritage and roots which is directly reflected in his cooking and hospitable ways. Spicy, savory, and hearty are his preferred types of dishes but having now cooked for many types of preferences on many different boats, his menu is quite diverse- though his epic entertaining remains the same.
Additional, Davis enjoys playing guitar, telling stories, slingshotting, biodegradable water-balloon fights, and snow skiing (he is a Professional Ski Instructors of America certified skier.)
As he paraphrases Marcus Aurelius, who said “As a citizen- I am a man of Rome. But as a man- I am a citizen of the world.” Davis now calls the Virgin Islands home, but considers himself a citizen of the world. When he is not on the water aboard Ocelot or his own vessel Fleur de Lea, he is hopefully checking another country off his list.
D & D
A thousand thanks for all of your hard work and all of our big fun! We appreciate all you did for us. - food was delicious, diving that was beautiful, beaches that were wonderful, snorkeling that was stupendous, drinks, flexibility, turtles, a marlin! (almost), half a barracuda, theme nights, coffee and much more! Happy Holidays! Many bon voyages!
Dev and Dav,
Thank you for everything you did to make this week so fun and relaxing. You guys did it all! From amazing meals to fun games and incredible diving (I did see the cuttlefish). Good luck in future endeavors and Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Devan and Davis,
What a week! Thank you for everything you have done to make our vacation fun and exciting while at the same time making it chill and relaxing. Thank you for your patience and flexibility with my diving and our silly and memorable themed nights. Y’all are amazing and we will miss you and our time here! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Dearest Double D's
Honestly I don’t know how to put all my thankfulness into words. Also piano Christmas music is playing right now so feelin’ kinda senti. Thank you for sharing your awesome life and boat with us this week. It was very fun and cool and dope and swag. Y’all are two of the chillest/funniest people ever and I am so jello of everyone whose paths cross with y’all in the future. Have the best life ever – sing moana super load when you’re sailing the world. Watch out for the pirates. Ok. Love y’all you remind me of Ashton Kutcher and the mermaid from Aquamarine. Club Slot for lyfe!
Dear Devan and Davis,
Thank you so much for an amazing week! This was a much needed vaca following a tough quarter at school. You both were very welcoming and thoughtful throughout the trip. I really appreciate you guys showing us around. I loved the sunset on the beach and all the turtles/sealife! Happy Holidays!
Devan and Davis,
We cannot thank you enough for making this 'bucket-list trip' for our family so wonderful. It completely exceeded our expectations and we 100 percent have you guys to thank for that. You are both so easy-going and could handle all of our varying interests, tastes, and personalities perfectly. Each spot you took us to, each activity we did, and each meal we ate was perfection! We will remember this trip forever and we will always be grateful to y’all for everything. Best of luck to you guys in the future...maybe we can meet us again in Wilmington. Thank you again for everything!
Devan and Davis – Thank you for the best week in paradise – you are a class act crew and we enjoyed every minute of fun, mapping, trivia, sailing, talking, laughing, eating, snorkeling, sunset watching, and everything we are forgetting (probably because we had too much chardonnay :)) We truly appreciated your professionalism combined with playfulness, love, and knowledge :) We wish you the best for the rest of the season and life together – Be grateful for all of the small things :) We look forward to staying in touch!
Devan and Davis
Bon Temps! We cannot thank you enough for guiding us through a beautiful week of joy and laughter. Devan, your smile and confidence constantly impressed us. Davis, your stories and easy going manner warmed our hearts. Keep the sails high and the love flowing! God bless!
I cant even put into words how great this past week on Ocelot has been! Ocelot is a beautiful boat, the USVI is an amazing place, but what really made our trip special was the two of you! Devan, you are an awesome Captain and role model for our girls. You enthusiasm for chartering and always being up for the next adventure made this trip so much more fun for all of us! Tim, in addition to being an excellent chef, you taught poker and always knew the perfect time to offer a cocktail! Both of you were so patient and kind with our gaggle of kids. They adore you! Thanks so much for giving us lots of happy memories from the week.
Thank you for an extraordinary vacation. It was exactly what we need – relaxation with adventure. Thank for always making us feeling safe at sea and for the delicious meals! Thanks for an amazing trip! And for all the really fun dives and places we got to eat! Thank you so much for an amazing week. All the dives were amazing and it was so nice to get to know you guys. See you around!
Thanks so much for a great week on the water! Had an excellent time snorkeling, water skiiing and checking out lots of turtles! Food was top shelf as were the bushwackers. The latter made it a lot easier to give all my money away in poker!
Thank you so much for such an awesome week! Our family thoroughly enjoyed all of the food, booze, sun, sea, and turtles! Just as much fun was getting to know you two and hearing all of your cool stories! You two make a great team and made our trip unforgettable! Til next time, St. Croix lol
Thank you for such a great trip! I loved the food and entertainment. I don't think I will be able to drink anymore alcohol for a while. Thanks so very much for a fantastic trip. You guys were so awesome with your food, entertainment and hospitality! This was a trip we will all never forget!
Thank you for taking us to beautiful places and feeding us great meals. I wish you safe travels with your future charters and luck with everything you do in life. It was great meeting you and drinking a lot of booze with you! Stay safe, healthy, and fun, and I hope our paths cross again! Thank you!
Thanks for an incredible journey of wildlife underwater, delicious meals, sailing and great cocktails. We appreciate yall treating us like family. We had so much fum, thank yall so so much!
We finally found some turtles! Thanks for taking us on all the adventures! Hope to come back soon!
This week was perfect! You both made it the best trip we have ever had. Everything was beautiful! Thank you for setting up all of the activities for us. This is a trip that we will never forget. From the amazing day sail to the amazing meals and the Monday that we all blacked out thanks to the taco bar! It has been a blast! I hope the both of you come visit us in the South Carolina. You are welcome anytime!
We have had the best time this week with friends and family. And you two made it even more special. You broke my seasickness cherry and Ashley just likes to follow me so she had to join in. Ashley is an adventure/history seeker so you guys checked those boxes in St. Croix. And we are prepared now for the journey. We just helped with some lessons for your future charters. With each stop the trip got better and better. They were spaced out perfectly and exceeded our expectations. Tim, the food was top notch and that you for working around the food allergies. Until next time!
Thank you making this week so awesome! Y'all truly made the trip even more amazing! Y'all really planned an awesome trip with a lot of really cool activities. There was never a dull moment and that is exactly what I was hoping. If we do this trip again I hope y'all are still around because I don't think it would be as fun without y'all! Thank you again for everything!
Wow! What a whirlwind of great days, great views, great food and great company! This was just what the doctor ordered after at home for a year. You make running a charter look easy – we know its not! You're always looking for ways to add to a meal, a picnic, or a dinghy ride. The food was just fantastic. We appreciate all your efforts to keep us on the healthy side and keeping it super flavorful with out going overboard on heat! The kids had the time of their lives - tubing, snorkeling, kayaking and hanging out with you two. We couldn't imagine a more thoughtful, friendly, and hard working team to enjoy this amazing vacation, Thanks for making each day so special! With love and appreciation!
We started to dream of this trip 1 ½ years ago...little did we know that a pandemic would have us stuck in our houses for the past year. We were so excited to be able to take this trip despite travel restrictions. You and Tim showed us the best snorkel spots and beaches. We were all looking forward to each meal – truly gourmet! But by far, our awesome Captain and first mate were what we will remember best with time. You two are the best – from dance parties and s'mores with all the kids to beating us all to cards – you made our trip fabulous!! We hope to sail with you again soon and challenge you to a rematch! We hit the jackpot with you two and Ocelot – thank you so much!! Skiing and tubing was also so much fun!! And the boat concert – unbelievable!!
Virginia, John, Caroline and Camilla
There's something about a ride. What a ride through the Caribbean surf, turquoise water, big winds and waves, painkillers and fresh poké. You guys outdid yourselves making us all feel welcome and special. Here's to keeping those good vibrations in a bottle. Onboard with love.
Thank you Capt. Devan and Time for a wonderful week at sea. Your skill, warmth, and so much more made this a week ill always remember. Thanks!
We came into this trip very unsure of what to expect. We were not disappointed at all. Kevin who is not a fan of water did this trip for me since it was a bucket list trip. And this is the most that I have seen hi relax in a long time. No Phone and no work for 7 days. So, thank you both!! We were offered many options for activities (weather permitted). The food was spectacular!! And the company even better! You girls are special 😊 Keep up the good work stay sweet and always smile even with the difficult guests. The good fun guests will make up for the crabby boring ones. Lol like us!! Blessings to both of you and if you are ever in WV look s up….
Kevin; Jed and wheeling
Hope to see you again!
This was in so many ways one of the most memorable trips. Laureen’s bucket list trip with great friends and a supper crew. Captain Devan and amazing chef Ashley provided great passage, anchorage, and super good, prepared food.
Thanks for the memories.
M and M
This was my bucket list trip – it was beyond my expectations. The service – the food – the knowledge – the conversations – with our captain Devan and our Chief Ashely. They took such great care of us. Great Friends- views. All our moorings. Meeting their friends, the Terrance-drink-windmill the projector- such a great time great memory- so grateful and unforgettable- loved every second.
Love- Laureen and Myrtle
News Years Charter 2021
What a fantastic time we had on Ocelot! The boat is beautiful, island and beaches were stunning and the crew- Devan and Tim were amazing!
This trip was a great escape from reality (especially Covid) for the week and a wonderful way to end 2020 and start a new fabulous year for 2021!
Thanks to Captain Devan and Chef Tim for taking such good care of us. We cannot have picked a better crew to spend our week with, lots of laughing, dancing and awesome libation! we hope to sail with you again someday!
With Love Lexi ,Jake, Jessica, Quinn, Caroline and Linda