Compass Point Marina, St. Thomas, V.I.
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High Rate : $150,000
Low Rate : $99,000
Summer Area : Bahamas
Winter Area : Caribbean Leewards
Crew Profile: Captain- Nick Veselica
Nick was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. He grew up sailing and power boating with his father in Lake Michigan and spent many summers in South Florida. Nick and his father rebuilt a sunken catamaran during his high school years then sailed the Bahamas during holidays for many years. Nick moved to South Florida in 2009 permanently due to his love for the ocean. He graduated from Lynn University in 2012 with his Bachelors in Business Administration. During his time in school, he worked on yachts as a mate and then as a captain.
Nick has now been working on yachts for 10 years and has managed a successful Yacht Management company. He also has completed numerous yacht refits. Nick has a passion for project management and enjoys seeing the reaction of a happy client.
Education: Bachelor's in Business Management, STCW, Advanced firefighting, 200 Ton USGC / 500 Ton IGT
First Mate- Bryan Meltcher
Bryan was born in Illinois and raised in California. He relocated to Florida for school in 2005 and fell in love with the ocean. He has spent most of his time in South Florida around boats. Bryan jumped into the industry because of all the traveling he has done on his friend's boats and loved the idea of working on boats.
Before yachting Bryan worked in high-end hotels so it has been a nice transition from one to another. Bryan does not see himself doing anything else and feels he has found his place. Bryan has now worked in the yachting world for 7 years.
Education: Bachelor's in Hospitality and Sports Management, STCW 95' Powerboat level 2 inland/coastal planning, RYA Essential navigation and seamanship, Basic and Advanced firefighting.
Chef- Nelson Cartegena
Language Spoken: English, Spanish
Chef Nelson is Originally from Queens New York. Upon graduating from high school, Nelson enlisted in the US Army where he served 6 years of active duty service. After leaving the service, Nelson attended the University of Central Florida where he studied finance and completed his degree. Finding that he HATED every minute of studying finance Nelson decided to make a change and enroll in Culinary school to follow his passion for cooking. The journey has taken him to several interesting locations around the world. Nelson has been on motor yachts as a Temp. Chef for 4 years and after he spent a year as a full-time Chef in the Leeward and Windward islands. Nelson's hobbies are Fishing / Boating / Diving / Working out / Spending time with loved ones / and Traveling.
Chief Stew- Natalie
Natalie 31 grew up in Cape Town, which is a port city on South Africa’s southwest coast. Natalie’s upbringing has largely been influenced around the love for the ocean. Her passion gave her the freedom to explore and gain experience in swimming and diving. After she completed sports coaching, and dive certifications in these areas ,
She looked to expand her horizons. She was drawn to the yachting industry to take on new challenges and keen sense of adventure. Natalie’s professionalism, positivity and outgoing personality will make you feel right at home onboard any vessel. In her spare time she enjoy anything fitness and outdoor related activities, She also love exploring new cities by foot and discovering hidden spots off the beaten track. Natalie looks forward to ensuring that your destination dreams come true onboard Sea Axis and that you have unforgettable memories, etched on your heart.
Second Stew- Lauren
Lauren hails from the coastal New England state of Massachusetts, in the USA. She attended college in Boston, where she earned her degree in Nursing. After specializing in pediatrics for four years, she took to the sea. Lauren is every bit quirky & creative! Some of her favorite pastimes include kayaking, snorkeling and hiking. Being a huge foodie, she loves cooking and wine tasting. Her long term goals include specializing in labor & delivery as well as running an eco retreat focused on holistic health. Lauren looks forward to giving guests a unique and memorable experience on board.
Chief Engineer- Charles Jones
Education/Certifications: STCW 95, AEC 1-2, Advanced Firefighting, Medical First Aid, HELM, Proficiency in Small Craft Rescue Boat, Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties
Languages Spoken: English
Charles Jones grew up in the small Jamaican city of Mandeville along with his two older sisters. As a child, his hobbies included martial arts, dancing and playing the violin. He was introduced to yachting at the age of 20; the details that go into the construction and maintenance of a vessel are what inspired him to pursue a career in the industry. He began as a marine vessel repair specialist and devoted 14 years to learning the intricacies of repair, design, custom modifications, and refits on yachts and other vessels. Charlie is excited to join SEA AXIS as Engineer while continuing to expand his knowledge of the yachting industry and strive for excellence in all aspects of his career. When not working on charter yachts, Charlie enjoys rebuilding and riding motorcycles, free diving, jet skiing and other water sports, and exploring new places.
Deck Hand- Cameron King
My name is Cam, born and raised in Indiana and moved to South Florida when I was 19 to pursue yachting. I enjoy working out, hanging out with family and friends, and listening to music during my downtime. I strive to be the best version of myself every day and to help as many people as I can. I have been yachting for 6 years and have a great passion for it and plan to become a yacht captain in the near future.
On Deck Master King Stateroom
Master En-Suite w/ His & Hers Sinks, Stand Up Shower and Soaking Tub
VIP King Stateroom
King Stateroom Mid Ship
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