Captain Blaine is a licensed US Coast Guard captain, experienced PADI Divemaster and airplane pilot. He began sailing at age ten when he first learned about his love for sailing and exploring the sea. This was further inspired by a close relative that circumnavigated. Blaine has sailed extensively throughout the Caribbean and has explored most of the Caribbean leeward and windward islands aboard Abundance. This is Blaine's fourth season on Abundance as term charter Owner/Operator. He knows the best spots for diving, fishing, adventure, hiking, fun or solitude.
Prior to his life aboard Abundance, Blaine grew up on a farm and ranch in Montana. He has a background in Electrical/Software Engineering and spent over twenty years in the Cybersecurity industry. Blaine loves meeting new friends, swapping stories, hosting adventure trips and getting fresh catch for dinner.
Chef/Mate Vanessa’s passion for the sea began in 2011 when she found her love for sailing and living on the sea. She bought a sailing catamaran and raised four daughters onboard while exploring Europe. Vanessa became fluent in Spanish while living in Spain and immersed herself in the culture. She is an experienced PADI Divemaster with years of logged dives exploring underwater sea life.
Vanessa has over 5 years of experience crewing on luxury motor yachts and sailing catamarans in various capacities such as mate, stew, cook and bosun. She has travelled to over 50 countries and sailed to many parts of the world including Asia, Europe and the Caribbean. She is excited to share her love for food with you on Abundance.
We would enjoy hosting you as our guests for a customized sailing vacation.
You can pack your days with activities or simply relax. Either way you will be spoiled in Abundance.
Not what we have
But what we ENJOY,
Constitutes our ABUNDANCE
- Epicurus (circa 300 BC)
Crew are fully vaccinated for Covid-19