Captain: Chris Conrad
CHRIS CONRAD- Captain
From small beginnings, Captain Chris has always been destined to be on the water. Chris grew up on the ocean in the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. He has traveled the world working on a variety of yachts from the Mediterranean, Caribbean, US East Coast and some of the most remote places on earth in the Pacific. He started out on race boats, later moved to large sailing yachts and now skipper on motor yachts. Chris loves what he does and his positive attitude is contagious with both crew and guests. Having fun in the sun is closest to Chris’ heart. Chris loves to photography, enjoys diving hiking and riding his motorbike. Chris is sure to make your journey on board MY REFLECTIONS fun, relaxing and safe.
GRACE ABEL – CHEF
Being health conscious and active drives this native Californian. Graduating from California Polytechnic University for Wine Business, Grace traveled the world making wine and working as a Sommelier before changing careers into the yachting industry. She also loves water sports and is a PADI Scuba Instructor.
Cooking from a young age, she truly has a passion for food and will light up the evening with fresh ingredients making delicious meals. With custom meal plans for any diet including gluten free, Paleo, vegetarian and diabetic; Grace will keep your health choices first without compromising taste. From Mediterranean, Mexican and Asian cuisine, to grilling outdoors on the barbeque; you will not want to leave after this dining experience. Bon appetite!
CLIVE RANBY- Mate
Clive grew up in the vast wilderness of beautiful Zimbabwe where he developed a real appreciation for nature and conservation. But due to political unrest, at the age of 18, he decided that it may be wise to explore career options abroad. Always having been drawn to the ocean, Clive moved to the USA to study at NMEA maritime college and has been working on the water ever since as a diver, electrician and captain to name a few. He's lived and worked in the Cayman Islands, Fiji and South Africa and has travelled extensively. Living a true salt life, this guy even spends his time off diving, wakeboarding and kitesurfing.
Additional Qualifications: PADI Dive Instructor, NMEA certified Electronics, EFR Instructor (first aid), White Water Rafting Internship
Languages: English, Shona
NICOLE KIRALY- Stewardess
Growing up in the beach town of New Jersey, Nicole has always felt comfortable near the ocean. After 6 months of travelling South East Asia during college, she realized she may not be ready for a desk-job in finance just yet! She was introduced to yachting by a friend, and found her natural creativity and bubbly personality to be a perfect fit for the industry. In her free time, Nicole loves being outdoors, hiking, snowboarding and travelling.
Additional Qualifications: BBA Business Economics, BA Global Studies