THE CREW

All our Captains on the Big Blue team have one mission ... To give you the best day of your vacation! They all are US Coast guard captains, certified with a 50 ton masters license, first aid and safety training, STCW as well as training in diving, water-sports, fishing ... to name a few.

Our captains love their jobs, are knowledgeable about the area & sea life and are good at what they do. A perfect match to carry on the spirit of fun, professionalism and relaxation we always strive for!

Captain Mindy Capt fell in love with the ocean when she embarked for a 5 year sailing sabbatical around the Caribbean with hubby Bernd in 2000. Raised in the North east she traveled the world working in the Showbiz industry for 13 years. Mindy is happy to share these stories with her guests.

Captain Mindy Capt fell in love with the ocean when she embarked for a 5 year sailing sabbatical around the Caribbean with hubby Bernd in 2000.
Raised in the North east she traveled the world working in the Showbiz industry for 13 years. Mindy is happy to share these stories with her guests.

Captain Cody has been diving & boating since the age of 12. Originally from Colorado he traveled the world's oceans and landed in St. John where he got his merchant mariner’s credential and although still an active SCUBA Instructor, he now spends most of his time exploring the pristine waters and idyllic vistas in the U.S. and British Virgin Islands.

Captain Cody has been diving & boating since the age of 12. Originally from Colorado he traveled the world's oceans and landed in St. John where he got his merchant mariner’s credential and although still an active SCUBA Instructor, he now spends most of his time exploring the pristine waters and idyllic vistas in the U.S. and British Virgin Islands.

Capt Hoy hails from the West coast. He has been boating his whole life and has a colorful history of adventures and also worked as an engineer for Buell motorcycle. Now captaining for the past few seasons in the VI Hoy sails the Medittarean in the summer.

Capt Hoy hails from the West coast. He has been boating his whole life and has a colorful history of adventures and also worked as an engineer for Buell motorcycle. Now captaining for the past few seasons in the VI Hoy sails the Medittarean in the summer.

Tristan, Mindy & Bernd's son, was born underwater in 2003 and raised on our sailboat for his 11 years. He is an avid sailor, scuba diver and nature lover. He’s happy to first mate when not in school.