Bahamas Catamaran Crew
Sail crystal clear waters, snorkel coral reefs teeming with fish, kayak, or just relax at the end of the day in the Bahamas. Sit down to dinner together and share the fresh catch of the day on your own private catamaran sailing yacht.
Captain Craig Doring
Captain Craig Doring charters voyages aboard various catamaran yachts in the LAGOON fleet. Craig has been sailing for over 25 years and brings his love of the ocean, knowledge of the seascape, and passion for cuisine and cooking into his charters, working with clients to create a memorable experience aboard.
Captain Craig Doring has been sailing since the age of 14. He is a graduate of the University of Washington and sailed for several years racing sloops in the Puget Sound and joining his uncle on cruises in the San Juan Islands.
After many years fishing the Nor and Bering seas, Captain Craig Doring returned to his passion of sailing personal yachts with Moorings and delivering private yachts throughout the Caribbean. As proprietor of Excalibur Adventures, a small charter company founded in 2000, Captain Craig catered to serving youth in their sailing adventures. Eventually Captain Craig moved from mono-hulls to catamarans and now commands a wealth of knowledge sailing and maintaining LAGOON catamaran yachts.
Chef Pramila Duraili
Pramila started her adventures from Nepal far from the sea. Her uncle was the chef to the British High Commissioner and when his assignment in Nepal was completed Prami and her uncle were asked to accompany the high commissioner to Manchester. Prami grew up helping her uncle as the sous-chef for embassy functions. When the High Commissioner was assigned to the Bahamas, Prami again was asked to join them.
Nepal is situated between India and China. The cuisine is a fusion of the Orient and Asia. Prami’s amazing journey gives her a diverse set of influences and culinary skills. She can personalize your menu to suit your preference while adding an exotic touch. The Bahamas is abundant with fresh seafood. Local grouper, lobster, stone crab and mahi mahi are our favorites.
After 19 years of living in the Bahamas Prami has just completed her second year on the Samoru ll and has fallen in love with the sea.
Private Chef aboard The Susan - Michelle Denis
Private Chef Michelle Denis is a 2019 Certified Lifestyle and weight management specialist (National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association). She has been chef and mate on various charter companies for almost 20 years. Her focus is fresh and natural foods, and can offer a healthy menu of gluten free, low sodium, low calorie and vegetarian meals if preferred.
Private Chef Resume (PDF - 12.5 KB)
CHINESE CONCIERGE SERVICES ABOARD BAHAMAS CATAMARAN CHARTERS
Upon special request, Bahamas Catamaran Charters can staff a bilingual chinese concierge with fluency in Cantonese, Mandarin, or Shanghainese. Our goal is to bring guests traveling from China a genuine sailing experience in the Bahamas along with the comfort of communicating with a hostess in their mother language. By bridging the cultural gap we can bring an authentic and memorable traveling experience in the Caribbean. We are sensitive to our client's cultural backgrounds and can make adjustments in the catering to better serve you.