Dylan Burn - Captain
Before starting his sailing career, Dylan was a beach lifeguard and worked for Sea search and rescue. He started working on the rescue boats and finished his rescue career jumping out of helicopters as a rescue diver.
Dylan started his sailing career in Cape Town, South Africa. He sailed boats between Cape Town and Namibia. After chartering in Mozambique and Madagascar, he started chartering in the British Virgin Islands. Since then Dylan has done multiple Atlantic crossings, exploring the Mediterranean and the European West Coast. Dylan has spent most of his last 4 years exploring the Caribbean. “I absolutely love the Caribbean. So many beautiful islands to choose from. I have really enjoyed my time exploring the raw beauty of the Caribbean. There is something here for everyone. We are super blessed to be able to share all these great moments with guests from all over the world.”
Dylan is definitely an adventure seeker. His hobbies include Surfing, free diving, scuba diving, spear fishing and of course sailing, You can expect a great time sailing with Dylan. Snorkelling magical reefs, wake boarding in tranquil bays, learning how to sail and navigate, sunset cocktails with interesting conversations and endless laughs.
Nina-Sue Hopkins - Chef/Stewardess
Nina-Sue grew up on a wine farm with a family who have always been passionate food and wine lovers.
Nina-Sue attended a top-notch cooking school in South-Africa where she earned a culinary certificate. She also studied dramatic arts and worked in the entertainment industry for a while before she started traveling the world and sailing the seas. Nina-Sue is an advanced diver and absolutely in love with the underwater aquatic wonderland life.
Andria Lew - Stewardess
Andria is from Toronto, Canada and has a background in Real Estate and Finance, with formal qualifications in Business.
With the aim of escaping the cold, Andria succumbed to the lure of ocean air and pursued a career in the yachting industry, seeking a life and livelihood of adventure.
Andria joins the crew of BABAC from a decade crewing on a variety of private superyachts and charter vessels in the Med and Caribbean.
She has worked on yachts as large as 220ft but prefers working on boats the size of BABAC. In the past nine years living abroad she has travelled to 33 countries including Spain, Kenya, Guatemala and Australia.
Travel has opened her eyes and inspired her to travel with purpose. While traveling, Andria has fundraised and built primary classrooms in Kenya and Nicaragua.
She brings highly developed organizational skills, strong service ethic and attention to detail that make her a valuable asset to BABAC delivering first-class guest service.
As well as being adept at floral arrangement and cooking, Andria is also a yoga instructor and is an advocate of starting off the day off with some light stretching for physical and mental preparation.
With a warm smile, positive energy and complete dedication to her profession, Andria will be sure to guests aboard BABAC create unforgettable memories.