Matthias was born and raised on a sailboat off of St. Thomas and spent his childhood sailing around the caribbean, fishing , snorkeling, and diving. He has worked in the marine industry for many years and has his 100 ton captains license as well as his dive instructors license . He has worked on many vessels ranging from 40 foot sailboats to 150 foot mega yacht. His last job was captain on a 100 foot passenger vessel carrying 350 guests but is now looking for a more rewarding career in the term charter industry on board S/Y Antillean. With Matthias’s skills in diving, fishing ,sailing and entertaining his guests he hopes to carry on the success which Antillean has had in the past
Amber Duncan, Antillean's fiery cook, bartender, server, and entertainer was born in Florida. She grew up in Maine where she learned more about boating while fishing for lobster and eel with her mother and uncle. Amber also spent many years in the service industry as a bartender, server, and snorkel guide, as well as cook and crape chef. Given the opportunity, she sailed from Florida to St. Croix and since then has obtained her 100 ton USCG captain's license. Amber enjoys aquatic activities, fire dancing on the the beach, hiking, exploring, beach combing, as well as creating new dishes with cultural flare.