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DP MONITOR Featured Yacht Captain & Crew Profiles

Captain’s Name:
Number in Crew:5
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Captain’s Nationality:Italian
Languages Spoken: Italian, English, Spanish, French, Russian

Captain- Filippo Matarese, Italian, 45 y.o.

Captain Filippo is a professional experienced Captain, he has been working in the Yachting Industry for more than 20 years.
His love for the sea came from growing up in the beautiful island of Ischia, where he obtained the Technical Nautical degree.
With a proven management cruising experience, he holds the Italian Nautical License without limits over 24 miles from the Coast and the English Nautical License YACHTMASTER 200 GT with commercial endorsement.
With both private and charter experience Filippo has worked on high profile power and sail yachts.
Committed to high standards, he loves working with a well trained crew that exceed expectations.
Italian mothertongue, he has an advanced knowldedge of English and Spanish.


Engineer- Michele Caracciolo, Italian, 52 y.o.

Michele is a reliable and skilled crew member and comes with a wealth of experience and knowledge in the Nautical Field.
Boasting a long experience in the Navy, over the years he has successfully held the role of Chief Engineer dealing with the maintenance works.
Expert in all systems available on board, he always does his utmost best to ensure that guests have a safe and relaxing yachting experience.
Service-oriented and professional, Michele is very motivated and ready to work aboard Dp Monitor.
Italian mother tongue, he speaks a basic level of English.



Chef- Daniela Marineac, Italian, 53 y.o.

Daniela is a very passionate, professional Chef.
Danielas endless creativity enables her to succeed in creating a vast range of appealing menus, particularly in crafting bespoke menus for his guests.
She started her career working in the main restaurants of Ancona where she learnt the tricks of the trade.
Thanks to her well-established experience, in 2015 she decided to move into Yachting Industry employing as Chef aboard charter yachts, being involved in a wide range of culinary roles.
Her deep experience has helped her broaden her culinary and personal education by having being exposed to different markets, cultures and flavors.
Italian mother tongue, she speaks an advanced level of romanian and a basic level of English, Spanish and Russian.



Stewardess- Marialoreta Popolla, Italian, 27 y.o.

Marialoreta is a committed, energetic, proactive and enthusiastic crew member. After obtaining the qualification of Tourism Expert, she decided to gain experience, employing in bars and restuarants as waitress and sous chef, developing a deep interest in hospitality and catering field.
She decided to join Yachting Industry to aplly her skills and to explore new places meeting interesting people from across the world.
Used to work in team and detail-oriented, Marialoreta, will provide the highest level of service to ensure the guests have the best experience possible.
Italian mother tongue, she speaks a basic level of English, French and Spanish.



Deckhand/Sous-chef - Angelo Espana, Italian, 31 y.o.
Angelo started his maritime career 9 years ago. He is onboard DP Monitor as a deckhand and sous-chef since 2011, his deep knowledge of the yacht and desire to please make him a fantastic charter deckhand who looks after his guests to the best of his abilities. Angelo manages all the daily maintenance of the outside of the yacht and is responsible for driving the tender and transporting the guests to and from shore. Angelo enjoys a high standard of customer service and personal interaction and his tasks include also the preparation of appetizers and cocktails. Angelo is a native Italian speaker and speaks good English.