The most wonderful and welcoming couple, Annette and Francois are the captain and Chef /mate aboard Bonaparte. Together with the help of David and Wendy the deck hand/ steward, they are an enthusiastic team who's first priority is to create a wonderful atmosphere for their guests.
A passion for boating since childhood. Francois is licensed skipper with 25 years of experience in sailing and motor boating. On the water, Francois has developed a keen sense of what to expect to ensure a safe and enjoyable cruise. Francois love to have FUN. He is a mechanical engineer who graduated from McGill University and founded a successful consulting engineering firm. He is also the father of two grown up children, so indeed, we welcome families!
Annette was introduce to cruising when she met Francois 15 years ago. Shortly after, they embarked on a year long sailing trip along the US east coast and to the Bahamas. During this trip, she developed wonderful skills as mate, hostess and chef. She cooks amazing meals and enjoys catering to people needs and is very attentive to details. Discrete and efficient, she understands the non verbal language of her guests. Annette brings a unique caring hospitality aboard M/V Bonaparte.
David has been working with us for the past 3 years and is a native from Havanna Cuba. His youthful energy and passion for life on the water is a wonderful addition to the crew. David is a professional seaman with a heart of gold, unique to his cultural heritage. He is also a licensed captain and an avid fisherman and scuba diver
Wendy is our beloved steward, watching over everyone move on the boat and always a step ahead for our guests. With a wonderful smile and sense of humor, our guests appreciate her company and service.