Meet the Fishing Zanzibar Crew!
Our spectacular, hardworking, dedicated and fun loving professionals!
Our Fishing Zanzibar Crew, the perfect combination of talent, fun and enthusiasm! All of us are here to make your experience onboard our boats and yachts a trip of a lifetime!
Managing Director/Yacht Captain
Gerry has been living and working here in Zanzibar since September 2001. Initially he started out working for various yacht owners as a Yacht Captain. During that time he was running and managing mostly Live Aboard SCUBA Diving Charters as well as Big Game Fishing Charters on both sailing and power yachts. Gerry has gleaned years of experience and intimate knowledge of these waters over the years. He started his own business Fishing Zanzibar Co Ltd in 2005 and has never looked back! His passions include paragliding, sailing, fishing, body boarding, music and his two little boys, Arlo and Tristan! (Future skippers!) 🙂
Admin, Sales & Marketing, Yacht Captain
Call us and usually the first person you will speak to is Sabina! 🙂 Not only does she manage our bookings, she answers the emails, sells our charters, runs our office and makes sure our yachts are prepared for your charter! Sabina is also a qualified Yacht Captain (Yacht Master Offshore), a PADI Dive Instructor and a Yoga Instructor! Furthermore, she is super energetic, fun loving and very efficient when it comes to her job! She speaks Spanish, Italian, English and Kiswahili. Also, if you are lucky enough to have Sabina onboard your charter, (she is usually very busy running the show), you will be blown away by the wonderful dishes she prepares in the galley! Her cooking is fantastic! Needless to say, with her amazing smile and outgoing personality, we are thrilled and priveledged to have Sabina on our team!
Sport Fishing Captain/Operations Manager
Scott joined us here in Zanzibar in October 2013 from Cape Town in South Africa. Before joining us here in Zanzibar he worked as a Fishing Charter boat Captain out of Hout Bay. Prior to that Scott was running Sport Fishing Charter boats out of Kilwa (southern Tanzania). Whether it be trolling for pelagics, live baiting, popping, jigging or even shark baiting, Scotty is our go to guy when it comes to Big Game Fishing Charters. 🙂 His love of the ocean is immense! His passions include fishing, surfing, free diving, kitesurfing, music and generally having a good time with anyone!!! 🙂 Scotty has an outgoing personality and a fantastic sense of humour. Furthermore, once guests have joined him onboard his boat for the first time, they usually insist that he be their Captain for their next charter! 🙂
Sport Fishing Captain/Yacht Crew
Affectionately known as Wally, Mwalimu is a long serving, dedicated, hardworking and highly motivated member of our team! He has a lifetime of experience fishing and sailing the waters of Tanzania and Kenya. Therefore as a fishing Captain he is extremely knowledgeable of this East African Coastline of ours! Initially Mwalimu started out with us as a deckhand in 2007. Since then he has studied hard and passed his Power Boat Level 2 course with the RYA. Presently Mwalimu is a proudly qualified Captain onboard our sport fishing charter boats. When Wally is not out on a fishing charter, he joins us onboard our live aboard yacht charters as crew and part time chef... 🙂 In conclusion, with his insatiable thirst for knowledge, a fantastic smile and endearing personality, we are very proud to have Wally onboard our team!
Totally at home out on the water, our friendly deckhand Abassi is absolute gold! He has been with us since 2009. Mad about fishing, he is a dedicated and hardworking member of our team! Although his english is not too good, Abassi has a knack for communicating with our guests onboard no matter what their language is :-)! His hard work, warm friendly manner and sparkling smile is a fantastic addition to your trip out into the warm Indian Ocean waters of Zanzibar!
Quite spoken Mohamed has been an integral part of our team here at Zanzibar Yacht Charter since 2011. He is very keen, thorough and adept when it comes to running the deck on Game Fishing Charters. Furthermore he is also a very active and helpful crew member on our Yacht Charters. Mohamed is quick to jump in and help. Our guests onboard our charters really enjoy his friendly demeanour and we are very happy to have him on our team! 🙂
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