Meet the crew

When boarding Earlybird, you’ll be met by a fully trained crew who are warm, welcoming, and ready to make your luxury sailing trip everything you dreamed of…and more

Kemble - Captain


RYA Ocean Yacht Master qualification | Engineer / Electrician QBE | Kite Surfer | Hydrosandroligist Kemble – Captain

Captain Kemble’s heart belongs to the sea. He has sailed to some of the most remote and exotic destinations on this planet. His passion for the ocean runs blood deep and he has sailed, surfed, kiteboarded and explored his whole life. With his infectious laugh and smile, you’ll find our captain easy to get along with.

Captain Kemble is all about adventure, fun, and excitement – with a spot of relaxation to help you unwind. With his experience, you will have the means and freedom to push the limits and toast the day’s adventure. He will always have your back!!

“Fun” and “enthusiasm” are his middle names!

Lindi - Chef

Authentic Indian Cooking, Neema’s Kitchen, India | Balinese| Raw food nutrition | Bangkok Thai, Thailand | French Cooking Academy, France | Home Cooked, Mom, South Africa

Lindi – Chef Lindi has been sailing with Kemble since 2010 and together, they have mastered the art of ocean travel as a team. To say that Lindi was born with the waves and sand in her toes is an understatement. Her passion for the ocean radiates from her persona. Everything she embodies aspires to travel, adventure, meeting new people…and culinary ingenuity.

Spending her life travelling to some of the world’s most exotic destinations. Chef Lindi attended authentic cooking schools learning from the local experts. Without a doubt, Lindi has acquired the unique skill of capturing the essence of a dish from its source, using the freshest ingredients to create tastes that are delightful!

Able to meet all dietary needs (vegetarian, vegan, raw vegans, gluten-free, pescatarian cooking).

AJ - First Mate

RYA Yachtmaster | Offshore Dive Master |Engineering

Aj has been sailing for 7 years. His spirit for adventure drives him to explore stunning locations around the world. His fun and outgoing personality will surely create loads of laughs during your stay onboard Earlybird.

If you enjoy diving, water-skiing or any water sports, you will definitely love these activities with Aj. He excels in all ocean activities, especially water skiing, which he started at the young age of 7.

Aj worked as a sailing instructor, which is where his passion for the ocean and sailing was born

Safety onboard

Earlybird has been diligently equipped with the latest nautical navigation equipment, ensuring a safe sailing holiday. Our team has also been fully trained to handle onboard emergency situations. And, of course, we’re absolutely Covid-19 compliant and we take all precautionary measures seriously to prioritise the well-being of our guests