CAPTAIN: Brandon Washington - American
Joined Summer 2017
Brandon moved to South Florida in the mid 90’s and knew straight away that he would make a career in the yachting industry. Growing up in the Midwest he spent his summers as a member of the Hartwick Huskies Water Show Ski Team performing acts from 4 high pyramids to barefoot and jump stunts. He was able to gain employment on M/Y Solace III, a very busy charter yacht at the time cruising through the Florida Keys and Bahamas.
While employed as a project manager in a shipyard, he returned to sea on M/Y Our Way where he continued to grow and become a successful charter boat Captain on M/Y da Bubba and the 37m Palmer Johnson M/Y TEMPTATION an extremely successful charter yacht.
Navigation experience includes Caribbean, Bahamas, Trans-Atlantic Crossing, Florida Keys,and Southeast Coast of USA.
Captain Brandon welcomes you onboard M/Y Just Enough for the vacation of a lifetime ensuring that your experience while onboard will be a safe and enjoyable one. He leads a strong crew that is eager to assist and ensure the best vacation possible.
Hobbies include: Motor sports and music and he holds a PADI Open Water Certificate Languages: English
CHEF: Terry Gatewood - American
Joined Summer 2018
Terry a trained chef took steps toward his dream career early in life and once he graduated, he went about gaining experience in various high-end restaurants and luxury hotels.
In 2011 he came across the opportunity to take his passion to the sea and joined M/Y Flawless III, where the 2 years he spent on board he travelled over 6,000 nautical miles,
this experience, together with many others since, have left Terry with a forever growing culinary repertoire and today he is proud of his professionalism and his fluidity of style.
Terry is a highly organised, creative thinker and has the ease and confidence to also accommodate special dietary requirements such as vegan, vegetarian, paleo, gluten free and macrobiotic.
Previous Yachts: M/Y Flawless III (116ft), M/Y Temptation (123ft)
Languages: English, Spanish
CHIEF STEWARDESS: Roxane Mae McLeod – British
Joined Summer 2019
Born in the UK and raised in France, Roxane is completely bi-lingual, she has extensive experience and skills in customer care, managing, childcare and deck work. After completing three seasons as head of housekeeping onboard M/Y Okto she felt confident to move on and is knowledgeable and confident in her role as Chief Stewardess, onboard M/Y Just Enough, she brings an artistic flair to table settings and flower arrangements and is knowledgeable in cocktails and wines.
Prior to yachting Roxane had extensive hospitality experience from working in restaurants and bars in France and the UK.
In her spare time Roxane enjoys sports such as sailing, diving, snowboarding and rollerblading, and has more artistic interests such as drawing, writing and playing the saxophone. Joined Summer 2019, Previous Yachts: M/Y Okto (66m), M/Y Kanaloa (48m), S/Y Roxane (47M), M/Y Meamina (60M), S/Y Perseverance (22M), Languages: English, French, basic Spanish
2ND STEWARDESS: Ashley Ray - British
Joined Spring 2019
Ashley has previous experience in event management, high-end hospitality and childcare, when she decided to make a splash into yachting her background was a smooth amalgamation. After a few of short-term contracts on various yachts gathering experience in different departments including deck, laundry and (crew) cook, Ashley decided that the interior was where she was happiest. Step by step she has pursued her destiny and is thrilled to join the vibrant crew on M/Y Just Enough for the busy season ahead.
Talented in all areas, Ashley is a qualified yoga instructor, holds a personal alcohol license and when spare time permits, she won’t miss the chance to get out paddle or wake boarding, she also loves kickboxing, painting, travel and photography. Joined Spring 2019, Previous Yachts: M/Y Huntress (60m), M/Y Illusion (55m), M/Y Dilbar (110M), Languages: English
3RD STEWARDESS: Kaylee McKinlay - American
Joined Autumn 2019
Relatively new to the yachting industry, but with as strong background in hospitality and event co-ordination Kaylee is enthusiastic, organized and admits she is at her best when she is multi- tasking. Kaylee grew up in Florida surrounded by the sea where she trained as a nursing assistant, but when she met her “yachtie” partner, the thought of making a career in yachting appealed to her immediately. Kaylee’s spare time is usually spent doing sports, but she also loves reading, photography, travel and international cuisine.Joined Spring 2019, Previous Yachts: M/Y Insignia, M/Y Pepper Languages: English
FIRST OFFICER: Kyle Harmon - American
Joined Spring 2019
Kyle flew through the University of Utah, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Commercial Recreation Management which lay him in perfect alignment for a future in hospitality and tourism which he pursued for 10 years.
Over time his focus started to stray and he found himself dreaming of his first love - the sea. From the moment he discovered the yachting industry and the opportunities that awaited him, Kyle threw himself towards this direction, enrolled in the necessary courses and before long landed himself his first job onboard M/Y Good Times, where he experienced cruising from Chicago and the Great Lakes. Since then Kyle has gained experience in all areas and met his "sweetheart" with whom he loves working alongside. Joined Spring 2019, Previous Yachts: M/Y Good Times, M/Y Plane to See, M/Y Insignia, Languages: English
CHIEF ENGINEER: Alec Green - South African
Joined Summer 2019
South African born Alec joined the yachting industry in 2016 with three years’ experience as an engineer in various roles. This experience has since been expanded after joining the Grand Mariana fleet where he was the sole engineer for two yachts and the second engineer for a third. Alec’s hardworking mentality has led him to take on additional responsibilities, such as overseeing deck duties. The diversity in his skills shows he’s just adaptable and committed, he will perform to the highest degree.
When Alec is free from his duties he loves to be outdoors and enjoys playing sports. He is especially interested in scuba diving, snorkeling, and adventure sports such as mountain biking and trail running. Joined Summer 2019, , Previous Yachts: M/Y Ares (33m), M/Y Grand Mariana IV (31m), M/Y Mariana V (21M), M/Y Grand Mariana II (42M), Languages: English
BOSUN/ENGINEER: Kristofer Karner - South African/American
Joined Spring 2019
Having dual nationality of South Africa and USA, Kris’s sense of adventure has encouraged him to travel and explore which is the reason he gives for landing in yachting. After completing his education and working for a while in hospitality, he realized it was time to travel and headed to Nepal, China, Cambodia and Vietnam. Kris spent this time volunteering, teaching and working in backpackers establishments before the idea of a career in yachting came to him. Enthusiastic and dynamic, Kris immediately went about researching this route and it wasn’t long before he boarded M/Y Capella C as deckhand and embarked upon an epic crossing from France through the North Sea to the Baltic all the way to Southern Denmark. Now, some 2 years later Kris is very proud of what he has achieved so far and is happy to be part of the M/Y Just Enough crew. Joined Spring 2019, Previous Yachts: M/Y Capella C (60m), M/Y Phoenix2 (91m), M/Y H (43m), Languages: English
DECKHAND / ASSISTANT ENGINEER: Carl Baldwin