CHRISTINA TOO Featured Yacht Captain & Crew Profiles
Captain’s Name: Number in Crew:4 Crew Profiles:
Captain’s Nationality:New Zealand Languages Spoken: English, French, Spanish
CAPTAIN Oliver HUTTON
British New Zealand
Yachtmaster STCW95 Padi Advanced Open Water
English and French speaking
Growing up originally on a farm by the sea in New Zealand, Oliver relocated to France at a young age where his whole family became involved in the superyacht industry. Oliver has spent many years on the water for pleasure and has worked professionally as a yacht captain for the last five years.
Oliver holds a Commercially Endorsed Yachtmaster licence and has extensive experience running busy charter yachts in the Mediterranean as well as completing more than 10,000 nm on a cruise from Gibraltar to Tahiti, via the Caribbean, Central America & the Galapagos Islands.
Oliver has a passion for yachting, and he uses this enthusiasm along with the skills that he has developed over the years to run Christina Too in a calm, efficient and organised manner, ensuring that guests enjoy every aspect of the yacht whilst cruising in comfort and style.
Oliver loves being outside, seeing new places and meeting new people. In his spare time he enjoys water sports, swimming, snorkelling and diving - you will never find him far from the sea!
CHEF Lucy BUTTERFIELD
STCW95 Orchads Cookery - Padi Advanced
British born Lucy has lived in France from the age of 16. She ‘fell into yachting at a relatively early age and has since become an experienced chef and stewardess.
Lucy loves rising to the challenge of maintaining the very high standards required on board a superyacht and she enjoys the variety and excitement of knowing that no two days are ever the same. Lucy understands that the culinary journey is an essential ingredient for a fabulous time on board and her goal is to create the perfect experience for her guests through her passion for cooking,
Lucy trained at the Orchards Cookery School in the UK and she is passionate about using fresh local ingredients to create stunning dishes for her guests. She is always prepared to tailor menus to guests preferences and dietary requirements so that everyone can enjoy her cuisine. In her leisure time Lucy is often still found cooking, but she also loves getting outside for a hike, or going on a diving adventure.
STEWARDESS Cassidy Leigh BREEDT
STCW RYA Powerboat II - Food Safety Level & Hygien II
Superyacht Stewardess Course
Cassidy first worked for 3 years in a travel agency in Cape Town as a travel consultant.
During the lockdown in 2020, after being laid off, she created her yoga brand.
In 2021 she worked in the hotel industry while developing her yoga brand in her spare time.
In 2022, she worked as a stewardess on power boats such as M/Y Ocean Princess, M/Y C'est La Vie & M/Y Elegant 007. She did really enjoy these few months of experience in the charter business, thus it is with real enthusiasm that she joins Christina Too team and is looking foarward welcoming her next guests.
ENGINEER-DECKHAND - Kyle D WHITEHEAD
Antigua / Guyanese / Trinidadian
B1/B2 US visa - no visa required for UK/Europe
STCW 10 ENG1 Certificate
Kyle was born in Trinidad but grew up in Guyana and Antigua.
The Caribbean is his back garden where from growing up here he has so much knowledge of the best anchorages, local restaurants and cuisines and can work his way round a BBQ.
Kyle loves fishing, diving and is an avid sailer. In his free time, Kyle will be off on a wakeboard or wizzing off for a hike to the depths off the islands.
She has been a deckhand and engineer for the past 4 years. In his ‘pre-yachting life Kyle was training as an aeronautical engineer.
He is very personable and outgoing and knows how to appreciate guests needs and requests.