JUST ENOUGH Featured Yacht Captain & Crew Profiles
Captain’s Name: Number in Crew:9 Crew Profiles:
Captain’s Nationality:USA Languages Spoken: English
Captain Austin McClure - American
From the keel up, Austin knows boats and how they operate. As a Merchant Marine and graduate of Texas A&M Maritime Academy with a Bachelors degree in Marine Transportation, Austin received extensive training on vessels and life at sea. Austin currently holds his 2nd Mate Unlimited Tonnage License and a licensed Captain up to 1600/300 tons. He has a passion for the sea and all the adventure within it. Austin has travelled the world aboard many types of commercial vessels such as Jones Act containerships, OSVs up to 400, and offshore tugs. The past few years Austin has transitioned into the sunnier side of the industry and has had experience running private and charter yachts, sail and motor. Austins travels have taken him to seas and ports around America as well as BVI, Cuba, Hawaii and Micronesian Islands, Philippines, Singapore, Panama Canal, Middle East, and the Black Sea. He has circumnavigated the globe, twice. With his competency in boat handling coupled with his hospitality experience, M/Y Just Enough is ready to deliver an elite guest service experience, to bring smiles and memories to last a lifetime.
Michael Wilson - Chef - English
From a hotel and restaurant background, Michael moved to yachting in 1998 and ha circumnavigated the globe twice, visiting many remote and unusual places onboard busy charter yachts. His repertoire of cuisine has been influenced by these travels and he has a passion for experimenting with different ingredients to produce a modern twist to dishes - from molecular to classic.
Michael formally trained at Salisbury College UK, then continued his training in Barcelona for textures, modifiers and molecular cooking. Always one to improve is craft, Michael also studied at the Tokyo Sushi Academy, the Sushi Academy of Singapore, Macaron Pastry Training Centre in Bangkok, The National School of Culinary Arts In San Diego and the chef Academy in London. He is also well versed in vegetarian, vegan, Thai, Gluten Free, Fusion, Fish Butchery and Game fabrication.
Michael only used healthy fresh ingredients and everything is made from scratch. From hors d'oeurvres to a formal dinner to a midnight snack, his culinary delights will tantalize even the most discerning taste buds. The love for his craft is apparent and infectious, and charter guests will 'eat this up' when they come on board M/Y Just Enough!
Brandon Guenther - Chief Engineer -Bahamian
His love for travel began with his 4 year commitment with the US Army. He later decided to utilize the skills he developed, taking on Officer and then Engineer
positions aboard a variety of vessels. Brandon has enjoyed his career in the yachting industry since 2004 and looks forward to the years to come. Brandon is excited to share the magic of the Virgin Islands and create new adventures and memories with you aboard M/Y JUST ENOUGH!
Kwame Obeng- 1st Mate Ghana/American
Exploring the coast and visiting interesting places around the globe informed his decision to work on ships. A graduate of the Regional Maritime University in Ghana West Africa with a bachelor's degree in Nautical Science, Kwame currently holds >3000GT deck officer unlimited license. He has extensive experience on various types of ships as a deck officer (mate) and sailed the seven seas. He enjoys going to the beach, watching sports and biking in his free time. He is tenacious, earnest, resourceful and takes pride in exceptional guest service. Kwame is eager and excited to share the adventures of the Caribbean/Virgin Islands with you aboard M/Y JUST ENOUGH!
Aubrie Roberts - Chief Stew - American
Over the past seven years, Aubrie has made her way into the ever-evolving and intricate world of yachting. Starting out as an eager stewardess on both private/charter motor yachts, she has taken full advantage of her time at sea by working on sailboats and sport fishers as well. Invested in her travel and career growth, Aubrie has explored diverse parts of the world, such as New England, Bahamas, Caribbean, Pacific Northwest, Mediterranean, and UAE. In her free time, other hobbies include horseback riding, fishing, hiking, and volunteering. Rest assured, Aubrie will transcend a lifetime of memories for you while onboard M/Y Just Enough; Cheers to the Caribbean Season!
Christy Goohs 2nd Stew American
She is organized, service orientated and dedicated in going above and beyond. With her bubbly demeanor, you will rarely see her without a smile. She is a great addition to this dynamic charter program with her eagerness and knowledge that is required to deliver a 5-star service to the guests. Culinary trained by CIA, Christy also shares a passion for wine and is on progress with her steps to becoming a master sommelier. Her other interests include is scuba diving, fishing, water sports, roller-skating, yoga classes. Christy is thrilled to share the magic of the Caribbean/Virgin Islands and to create new holiday memories with you aboard M/Y JUST ENOUGH!
Haley Williams 3rd Stew - American
Haley is from Wilmington, North Carolina where she graduated with a degree in Marketing and Tourism Management. As someone who loves social interaction as much as she loves traveling, when the idea of yachting came across she knew it was the perfect job for her. Shes worked in hotels and restaurants over the years, but mostly coffee shops as a barista which is where she also found a love for coffee. In her free time she enjoys practicing yoga, lounging at the beach and exploring new places.
Daan De Beer - Bosun - South African
He is enthusiastic, knowledgeable, focussed and loves the ocean. He prides himself in doing the job to the best of his ability along with the well-being and safety of the charter guests. His work experience is varied from being a life-guard for five years, completing mechanical restoration projects, hospitality to yachting. His passion for the sea and water-sports is vital for a successful charter programme. In his spare time, Daan likes to go surfing, free diving, fishing, sailing, hiking, kayaking, motocross, endure riding, water skiing and keeping fit. Daan is delighted to share the magic of the Caribbean/Virgin Islands to create new adventures with you aboard M/Y JUST ENOUGH!
Lauren Hockenberry - Deckhand - American
She is energetic, friendly and hardworking with a love for the ocean above and below. Progressed from riding four wheelers, going hunting to spear fishing, diving and finally, yachting. She has totally fallen in love with yachting and has always had a passion traveling and meeting new people from all over the world. Outside of work, she leads an active and social lifestyle. Enjoys scuba-diving, spear fishing, DYI projects, making people laugh and working out.
Lauren is excited to share the beauty of the Caribbean/Virgin Islands to create new adventures and memories with you aboard M/Y JUST ENOUGH!