Captain’s Nationality:UK Languages Spoken: English
Captain Stuart McIntosh:
Stuart is constantly seeking to explore the hidden gems of the world. Through over 25 years of professional yachting, he has found no better adventure than the one on board Grey Wolf!
At the age of 16, Stuart discovered his passion for being out at sea, joining the Merchant Navy and achieving his Master Mariners certificate (Master Mariner Unlimited.) As a Captain and First Officer on board a plethora of super yachts and merchant ships, his expertise is undeniable, providing comfort and plenty of great stories to guests. Stuart has even constructed his own cruising yacht while living in the UK, his home country.
Project Managing and working as a Harbour Master, Stuart thrives off of great organization and planning to oversee projects, schedules, and a well ordered ship. As much as he promotes a safe base, he also encourages an environment of activity and excitement. In his free time, Stuart enjoys skiing, sailing, tennis, and beautiful walks through the great outdoors!
Ice Pilot/Captain Peter Watson:
Peters passion for adventures at sea is not surprising. Its in his blood. He grew up in Bristol, UK, a city with a strong maritime heritage. As a child he did a lot of exploring, sailing aboard his Dingy, and hiking or horseback riding in the Welsh mountains. By the time he entered college to study marine electronic engineering, he was already focused on a maritime career. Today, Peter is a highly accomplished seaman, with numerous certifications and licenses acquired during his 30 years in the marine industry.
GREY WOLF will be available for charter in the Antarctic and later to breathtaking destinations within the Arctic Circle. Peters knowledge, experience and contacts in the Polar regions makes this journey possible. He is a qualified ice pilot. His lengthy list of achievements includes Polar Basic and Polar Advanced qualifications at the internationally renowned maritime college, Aboa Marine, in Turku, Finland. The school has been training mariners since 1813. It is one of the very few colleges to train in accordance with the Polar Code and IMO model courses.
Peter has traversed the worlds oceans. His exotic adventures make for lively evening conversation aboard GREY WOLF. High latitude sailing, especially trips to Greenland, and Svalbard, is a passion. Among his most amazing recent voyages, The Long Voyage Home of FPB 64 GREY WOLF was an epic journey from Auckland to Guernsey via the Panama Canal. The trip took three months and covered more than 13,000 nautical miles. GREY WOLF is a safe, comfortable and luxurious explorer yacht. But its Peter that makes every charter expedition the experience of a lifetime.
Chef Eve Ryan
Eve Ryan, nick-named Evie, is described fondly by friends as trustworthy, kind-hearted and brilliant. She has traveled worldwide, volunteered in Malawi, learned to sign and clocked some 10,000 miles at sea. She was born and raised in the beautiful countryside of South Staffordshire, Midlands, Britain. It was an idyllic setting for her favorite hobbies; horse riding and photography.
After graduating from UKSA Superyacht Academy, Evie worked as a stewardess on private yachts in the Mediterranean. In May 2016, she completed her first transoceanic passage, 9,500 nautical miles from Seattle, WA to Imperia, Italy. She logged the equivalent of three back-to-back Atlantic crossings. Evies passion for adventure has led her through the Panama Canal, trekking in the Costa Rican rainforest, hiking Alaskan glaciers, salmon fishing in British Columbia and shooting aerial photos of humpback whales, orcas and grizzlies.
Evie is an innovative chef with a flair for preparing healthy living food, especially vegetarian, vegan, gluten free and paleo-style dishes. She especially likes to create dishes based on recipes collected during her travels. To expand her menu, she also completed classes at the Ashburton School of Cookery. Guests will be delighted by Evies high level of service, thoughtful attention to detail and delicious fine dining, served up with a warm smile.