Yacht Charter FORTITUDE By Intermarine - USA
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The remaining cabins are located on the lower deck accessed via a carpeted guest staircase that leads from the main deck to the grand guest lobby below. The four guest staterooms include a large VIP stateroom with queen size bed, 2 additional queen staterooms, and a twin stateroom. Each guest stateroom features ample space and private baths finished in marble, custom wall coverings.
Captain Murphy is a true water man. He and his family always lived on the water. When he was 11 years old his parents bought a house in Key Largo Florida and that is when the salt water got into his blood. Fishing and diving in the Keys laid the path for a life on the water. In 1990 Capt Murph started as a deckhand for Clipper Cruise Line. For 11 years following Capt Murph learned the nuances of small ship hospitality, guest services, and some very exclusive cruising areas. After getting his Captains license in 1994, he earned his way up to Captain of the small ship cruise line of American Canadian Caribbean Cruise line. In the late 90’s he started working seasonally on yachts, and then in 2005 became full time in the yachting industry as the Captain on the 120’ Christiansen “Kakela”. Today as a seasoned Captain “Murph” leads a team of professionals and provides an enjoyable cruising experience creating memories of a lifetime.
Joel is from Mexico. He started his career on commercial and dive vessels. He worked up to being captain on 106’ yacht in Turkey. His travels include Turkey, Greece, Italy, France and the Bahamas. He enjoys sports, movies and spending time with his family and friends. Joel always gives his best to make guest feel happy onboard. He treats guest with respect and has an excellent attitude. Joel looks forward to assisting the guest in whatever they request in order to give an incredible experience onboard!
Eduardo is from Mexico. The sea has always been his passion. Part of his family is dedicated to work at sea. He started in the industry with fishing and dive boats. Since then, Eduardo has worked on numerous boats and has travel to Mexico, Honduras and the Bahamas. Eduardo always has a big smile and treats guest with respect. Everyday he stives to improve his skills to give guest the best experience on board Fortitude!
Christopher grew up in Puerto Vallarta Mexico. He started his career in commercial boating and segue into the yachting industry. He has traveled extensively in the Caribbean the US east coast and the Bahamas. He enjoys hiking, fishing, and listening to music. Christopher has knowledge and passion in his work and will do his best to make each guest experience on board the yacht comfortable and satisfying in every way imaginable!
Chef Dario Ricardo Suarez Plua was born and raised in Guayaquil, Ecuador. He entered the boating world in 2008, at the age of 29. Beforehand, he had worked in luxury hotels and restaurants, deciding to make the switch to cruise ships completely out of curiosity. Dario sailed the Enchanted Islands on the Galapagos Explorer Cruise, then worked as Executive Chef for Silversea Cruises and Celebrity Cruises for a total of nine years. Throughout his journeys, Dario has traveled to the Galapagos Islands, Margarita Island, Peru, San Andres, Chile Southern Cone, Flank Islands, Panama, Spain, Canada, and Miami. Other than the obvious—cooking—his hobbies include reading and writing about his life. He especially loves to cook for his children. When asked about his treatment of onboard guests, Dario revealed that for him, the guests are like “a group of friends” for whom he loves to cook, and “with great respect” he likes to “please their culinary tastes”. Since he is originally from Ecuador, Spanish is his first language, and he also speaks English. As a result of his experiences as a chef in the boating industry, he shared that he has fallen “in love with the sea”.