High Aspect - Crew Profile
Linda and Keith are permanent crew aboard High Aspect. They oversaw the yachts fitting out before leaving England to cruise charter the Mediterranean and Red Sea. They sailed down to Kenya and chartered for 3 years between Mombassa and Zanzibar before spending 10 years in the Seychelles Archipelago.
The yacht was then repositioned to Phuket in Thailand where expedition charters were undertaken to the Andaman Islands (India) and Mergui in Myanmar. Later the yacht cruise chartered through Indonesia to Palau, Kosrae and Kiribati before settling in Fiji where High Aspect is now permanently based.
Captain: Keith Jones
Keith Jones has been involved in water sports from an early age with green water canoeing, dinghy sailing and surfing and has been a proficient water-skier and board sailor for many years. He started diving in 1985 and acts as dive leader for sorties from the yacht. He is always willing to give instruction for beginners in these sports. Previously he was a consulting engineer involved in many areas of engineering, technical computing and electronics, an ideal background for the captain who has second duties as chief engineer and maintains all the yachts systems. His other hobbies include flying (PPL IR).
The Chef: Linda Goddard
Linda Goddard had been involved in culinary delights for 15 years and, after many years as chef in hotels, restaurants and country clubs, opened her own catering company. Providing services for wedding receptions, company functions and specializing in dinner parties. The largest reception being 135 guests for a three course dinner and evening buffet. Now as the yachts chef she provides Cordon Bleu cuisine to the guests with European, Asian and local specialty dishes. Linda is a qualified Open Water Diver and medically trained has overseen the compilation of the ships medical chest. A keen sailor and being 1st Mate enables Linda to helm the yacht and she enjoys both coastal and oceanic navigation.
First cruise for these children plus great snorkeling and visiting and sailing. Arent they lucky that the parents has chosen High Aspect and her crew. Manifique.
Guillaume, Raphaelle and Alexis