Captain’s Nationality:Maldives Languages Spoken: English
Cruise Director: Hussain Sharif (Chaali)
With Over 15 years of experience in the Maldives tourism industry, our Cruise Director is well
known in the Maldives Yacht Industry. Born and raised in the Maldives. He is a Padi Dive Master
and Instructor with Medic First Aid training instructor rating. Having worked in the Maldives
most luxurious resorts as Scuba Diving Instructor in many different locations of the Maldives. He
has great knowledge of the areas of interest, which would lead you to your dreams becoming
true. Since 2005 He is actively involved in Maldives Yacht industry as Cruise Director for
SeaRex Captain: Captain Ibrahim Assad
Born in Addu Atoll, the very south of Maldives famous for its unique features. Since 16 years old
his passion was sailing in the Maldivian waters with family members. At the age of 18 he got his
first boat license and in just a few years he became an Internationally certified Captain. Worked
on Sea Explorer as a First Officer for over 10 years. Been with SeaRex management for the past 2
years in completing and launching the vessel. He is trained in First Aid and Advance Fire Fighter.
Coastal Navigation Class 5 & Maritime Operations Class 4.
Head Chef: Shan Dickson
Born and raised in Sri Lanka introduced him to a very rich culture with lots of interesting food
around him. He became interested in cooking when he was only 12 years old, since then he has
started mastering his skills. He has gone through extensive training of 3 years in Hotel School.
Having worked in major 5 star hotels in Sri Lanka gave him the opportunity to work in Dubai.
From the very First trip of SeaRex he is our pride when it comes to tasty meals.
Assitant Chef: Mojib Khan
Coming from our neighboring country Bangladesh. Mojib has been preparing all meals for crew
since launching of the vessel in water. A man of few words has always put his silence into making
interesting meals and helping out our chef. He has been working as an assistant Chef in Yacht
industry in the Maldives for over 4 years.
Engineer: Mohamed Rameez
Being a professional carpenter he has been taking care of vessels and trouble shooting them for
over 10 years. His quick thinking has always been his most likeable feature. He has been with
SeaRex at the last stages of the construction of the vessel, which has made him a blueprint of the
vessel by heart.
Room Attendant: Mohamed Shiham
Shiham is from North of Maldives. Worked at few resort of the Maldives for over 2 years as a
room attendant. Having always a passion for sailing has brought him to our team to follow his
dreams while doing his usual job.
Deckhand (Dhoni): Ahmed Naashiu
Born in Maldives and coming from the very northern atolls of the Maldives and
working with us as fresh deckhand crew. He has joined our team as a trainee to pursue his dream
to become a captain.
Bartender: M. Sanjaya
Born and raised in Srilanka, Sanjay is a professional and personable barman with 7 years of
experience at both high-end land based establishments and various cruise lines. Cruise Ship
bartender able to serve guests in a way that makes them feel catered to without intruding on
their cruise experience in any personal way.
Dive Boat (Dhoni): Captain Yoosuf Hussain
A true Maldivian, Yoosuf has always been a Dive Dhoni captain all his life. He started working
when he was 21 years old as a crew and made his way up to a captain. He has been working as a
Dive Boat captain for over 18 years now. With his years of experience divers and snorkelers will
find it fun, same time safe to be on his boat.
Crew (Dhoni) / Compressor Attendant: Mohinuhdheen
Born and raised in Bangladesh. He has been our trained tender boat caretaker and the one who is
responsible to give all divers the most healthy clean air for breathing underwater.