Nariida's Crew:

Captain - Sam Evans

Born in Salisbury, England. Sam has 11 years experience in the yachting industry, ranging from sailing instruction through to large Superyachts. Sam graduated from Southampton University with a degree in Sports and Business Management and carries a commercially endorsed RYA Offshore Yachtmaster certificate. This is Samís fifth season onboard Nariida, his third as captain.

Mate - Piot Rachalweski

Born in Poland, raised in South Africa. Piot has been sailing professionally for the past 8 years on a variety of yachts, ranging from small racing boats in South Africa to Superyachts and classics in the Mediterranean and Caribbean. Piot graduated from the University of Cape Town with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Zoology and Ecology. Piot carries a RYA Yachtmaster Ocean certificate with commercial endorsement, and is a NAUI certified scuba diver. This is Piot's second season onboard Nariida.

Engineer - Craig Batty

Born in Auckland, New Zealand. Craig has 15 years experience in the industry
as a marine engineer on a large variety of motor and sailing yachts. Craig
graduated from Auckland University with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and
has completed several engineering courses including his MCA Class 4. Craig
also carries a RYA Offshore Yachtmaster with commercial endorsement. This is
Craig's seventh season onboard Nariida.


Deckhand - Wendy Rabett

Wendy hails from a sailing background. Brought up in Falmouth, Cornwall, the sea has always been a huge part of her life from a very young age. Wendy attented Falmouth Marine College and studied Outdoor Education for four years, working as a watersports instructor in Greece and Spain in the summer seasons. She holds a RYA Yachtmaster certificate and has 7 years experience in the yachting industry. This is Wendy's second season onboard Nariida.

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