The Shangri La Crew
– WE LOVE WHAT WE DO –
Captain Bernd and Chef Daniela are eager to welcome you aboard for the vacation of a lifetime! This husband and wife team are both originally from Austria, and Daniela’s cooking will definitely tempt you with some fabulous Austrian specialties. Both are originally medical doctors but changed their life for a life on a yacht. Bernd and Daniela are highly experienced and work in the charter business for more than 17 years, they organized crewed charter sailing events in Croatia for up to 600 guests per week. For each guests they love to plan an individual adventure and vacation, above all they have only one goal in mind: to make this the best vacation you have ever had. No wonder that many of their guests are repeated clients that love and appreciate this professional, enthusiastic and dedicated couple and crew.
Bernd (RYA Yachtmaster Ocean) is a dedicated yacht captain and sailor since he turned 18. He sailed extensively in the Mediterranean, Caribbean, US Coast and Bahamas and he sailed Shangri La over the Atlantic. Bernd has a lot of charter experience certainly he optimizes your perfect vacation with lots of local knowledge to create your personal itinarary He loves to share his passion for sailing, water and nature with all guests as well as his passion of creating tasteful cocktails. On Shangri La´s BBQ he shows his talent in fine grilling. Besides that he is a massive music fan and enthusiastic DJ which, as one might imagine, provides the basis for great on-board parties.
Daniela, the perfect first mate and chef, loves to make her guests feel healthy and happy. Her passion and love for food and service paired with Austrian culinary training, makes her the amazing chef she is. She is energetic and enthusiastic, loves sailing, hiking, snorkeling and sports. As a former ballet dancer, she is very good with kids and makes an enthusiastic yoga and meditation teacher, work-out coach and limbo dancer – pointing out, with a big smile: „no guest ever left Shangri La without doing Limbo at least once!“
Daniela is winner of the Culinarry Competition 2018 at the VIPCA Charter Yacht Show!
Stewardess on Shangri La
To ensure perfect service the crew is joined by a third crew member.
Shangri La recruits the Stews from Austrian or German business schools specialized in tourism and leisure industry.
Most importantly all Stews are professionally trained in service, housekeeping and are young-sommeliers.