John started working on boats at the age of 18 and crossed the Atlantic to the Caribbean in 2012 to begin working in the Grenadines after some time in the Med and the Navy. He is a Qualified Surveyor, RYA Yachtmaster Instructor and Examiner, Powerboat Instructor and has a degree in Maritime Studies. Prior to starting SVG Yacht Services, he managed the maintenance on a fleet of charter yachts in the Grenadines. He has captained/serviced boats such as Outremer, Lagoon, Benetti, Beneteau, Sunreef and various and capable as a stand in captain/crew if a last minute emergency arises.
A highly organised manager with a great local team of support staff.
Katie started sailing at the age of 8 and worked in her family's charter business before qualifying as an RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Instructor and RYA Powerboat Instructor. Later, she set up her first RYA Sailing school after graduating from University in the UK. Since then, Katie has completed a few Atlantic crossings, worked on various yachts as captain and crew which led her to the Caribbean. She established a base in Bequia and opened the Yacht Charter Brokerage company, Sail Grenadines in 2012 and is a qualified CYBA Yacht Broker and Travel Agent booking shore side accommodation and activities throughout the islands. She founded SVG Yacht Services in 2018 and it is quickly becoming a key source of information and a useful contact for Covid knowledge, affordable services and on time support for to visiting Power and Sail Yachts to the Grenadines with a small reliable team Agents and Service providers throughout the Grenadines.
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