Captain Drew Meyers
Drew's contagious enthusiasm and intimate knowledge of the Caribbean islands help create a one-of-a-kind charter experience.
Growing up in New England Drew was always around the water however it was not until college that he discovered the world of yachting. He took a year off University and sailed with three friends from Cape Cod to St Maarten. It was during this adventure Drew discovered his passion for the ocean and decided to turn it into a career. After finishing his degree in Business Finance Drew returned to the water and has remained on yachts ever since.
Drew holds a Master of Yachts 200 Ton license and carries a 3000 ton Officer of the Watch license. With over 30,000 nautical miles behind him, Drew is constantly trying to challenge himself and has recently completed a 1500 NM trip using celestial navigation! Drew is an avid underwater explorer and is PADI rescue diver certified. Drew's skills are not limited to water and wind. Ask him for his famous chocolate fudge sauce and find out!
Chef Robin Thompson
Irish born Robin has had a passion for cooking since he was a boy. His Grandmother would encourage him to make all manner of interesting and wonderful dishes. Thankfully, over the years, his skills and passion for cooking has improved.
Robin attended school in Ireland before heading to England to study Computing at Coventry University. From there he followed in the family tradition of working on yachts. Indeed two of his uncles, his brother and sister have worked as professional crew. Robin joined his sister and brother-in-law and sailed from Boston to the British Virgin Islands. There he soon found a chef position aboard a trimaran for nearly 2 years and an additional year aboard a luxury charter catamaran sailing thoughout the Caribbean, widening his creative palette.
Robin returned home to Ireland for a year to go back to school to gain his chef's qualification. While at home he also worked at one of the country's leading catering firms where he was regularly involved in cooking for large corporate events and even Prince Charles.
Now back on Matau Robin is ready to tantalize guests with interesting and innovative foods as well as throwing his own twist on some classic dishes. Enjoy!
Matau's crew of four is rounded out with a Mate and Hostess.