|Captain: Ronald Paxton||Nationality: SA|
|Number of Crew: 2|
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Ronald and Anya hail from George, South Africa where they met and married in 2008. After being introduced to the BVI's and the charter industry by Ronald's brother, they packed up everything and headed over to Tortola. The years have passed swiftly and skills refined and now a new adventure begins onboard Marmot.
Ronald grew up in George where he started sailing when he was 8. Moving up the various fleets, racing quickly became his main focus. In 1997 , at age 15, he was selected as part of the South African team to compete in the GP14 worlds held in Ireland. Later he moved onto lasers where he won the Laser youth Nationals in 1998. Ronald is a certified RYA Yachtmaster with many miles behind the helm. Ronald loves to dive and is a PADI Divemaster. He has always yearned for a life on the water, and as the captain of this yacht, his dream is fulfilled. Ronald is a delightful host and understands the importance of good service. He looks forwards to meeting new people and sharing his joy of the sea with you.
Anya comes from Johannesburg, South Africa and lived a real city life. Moving to George and meeting Ronald put a real twist on her life. Living in George opened up a whole new world of adventure on the water which included learning to dive and sail. Anya is now a PADI advanced diver and more than comfortable in handling a boat. Anya started cooking at a young age and has developed into a fine Chef. Always on the lookout for something new and interesting, her meals are guaranteed to get your mouth watering and begging for more!
Together Ronald and Anya are a winning combination that will make sure your vacation on Marmot one to be remembered and repeated for many years to come!