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Steven Kerleroux

42 years old



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In the last 10 years my worldwide nautical experiences working for charter companies as well as for private owners, from deckhand to self employed captain taught me how important is to be very organised and to keep anticipating any situation in order to look after the Guests onboard and keep the Yacht and the Crew safe and secure at all times.


I am also convinced about the necessity to be dynamic, flexible and always enthusiast on board to always maintain a good atmosphere and a motivated crew working as a team.


My eye for details, my ability to solve technical problems and my maintenance experience acquired in my previous positions on deck, in charter and during Yacht deliveries is the key to keep a Yacht in perfect conditions at all times and ready to weigh anchor at anytime.





I am ready now to evolve towards the super yacht industry working for private owners for either cruising, doing charter and boat deliveries keeping on learning and having more responsibilities. So I am willing to join a luxurious vessel with a nice active and hardworking crew where I could apply my skills and expand them.




French Master 200GT Powerboat & Sailing Yacht including:


GCO - General Certificate Operator Radar

Chief Engineer Officer 250 Kw

First aid & Full Medical training Level 3

CPSCRB - Certificate of Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boat Survival and Fire fighting Certificate

All STCW 2010 up to date ENG1


RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Sailing (commercially endorsed valid until April 2022


Career Summary

2008-now deckhand, first mate and self-employed captain on M/Y and S/Y in Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, Caribbean Sea and Pacific Ocean coastal and offshore sailing.

2005-2008 Technical Sales Engineer in IT for Orange Business Services in Paris.


1999-2005 Sales manager for JK international involve in buying, selling and exporting French Luxury Products to Middle East mainly to Qatar and the Emirates.


Nautical experiences



Nov 2018 Sailing Yacht delivery Tahiti - Sydney S/Y Wild Child- 3500nm - 19 days

April 2018 to Nov 2018 Freelance Captain, Charter for Dream Yacht Charter

& for The Moorings French Polynesia up 10 guests aboard for 1 to 2 weeks

July 2017 to March 2018 Freelance Captain, Charter for Tradewinds French Polynesia

May 2017 Freelance Captain, Charter for Tradewinds in St Maarten Caribbean March to April 2017 Skipper on old gaffer “Popoff” day charter in Brittany - France Nov2016 Yacht delivery S/Y Moon Dance Spain – France - 350nm

Aug to oct 2016: Skipper for Private owner S/Y Urios France - Azores - 5000nm


Summer 2015 Skipper for private owner S/Y Rescator II Cruising France

Oct 2014 Yacht delivery S/Y Roll over Atlantic Bay of Biscay France - Spain - 320nm Summer 2014 First mate & Chef M/Y Fleur de Lys 3 months France - Morocco - 1800nm 2014 April Involve in Sales and Preparation for Wauquiez sailing at the boat show in France Summer 2008 to 2013 Skipper for Private owner on S/Y Russe Noir Hallberg Rassy 53 Summer 2005 and 2007: Deckhand on M/Y Trader 54 Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea


Winter races and training at the Nautical Club of Lorient in Brittany, France

Tahiti Pearl Regata 2018 - Skipper S/Y Hair Sun Jeanneau Odyssey 349

Regata Giraglia Rolex Cup 2016 - Skipper S/Y Inspiration Wauquiez Centurion 48S Regata Escale Wauquiez 2015 - Crew S/Y Roll over Wauquiez Centurion 45 Panerai Cup 2014 - Crew S/Y Marigan Classic Yacht Gaff Cutter


Maintenance : electricity / rig / sikaflex / silicon / gelcoat / varnish / teak & joints / pumps General cleaning and maintenance of deck, winches, stainless, polishing

General operations Engine, Generator, oil change and maintenance, Water maker, wintering

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