Spirit Successes

We are proud of the young people we get to know on Spirit, many of whom go on to pursue the maritime interests sparked during their voyages. Young Bermudians currently pursuing maritime studies at Warsash Maritime Academy, New England Institute of Technology, and Holland College, include:

Spirit of Bermuda Crew and Students
Recent Accomplishments

James Daniels - recently earned his RYA engineering designation as a second marine engineer

Jamila Hanley & Edward Stovell - earned their STCW - Standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping is an internationally recognized standard for what mariners  

Edward Stovell - September 2020 entering Northeast Maritime Institute in the Fall of 2020

Daniel Atwood – Former ship Watch Leader, then Catering Officer.  Now working in food service industry

Rodrico Bean – Past Spirit student then Watch Leader. Current apprentice Branch Pilot, Marine, and Ports

Benjamin Bernardo – Former ship Catering Officer, Chef Team BAR America’s Cup; now owner import company

Daniel Brangman – Started on a local voyage at 17 yrs. old; served as relief Engineer or First Officer when available; now works at Department of Justice, UK

Raymond Brangman – Started with BSF; working at Marine and Ports

Chris Brown – Past Spirit crew member, pursued further maritime qualifications and now Watch Leader on Spirit of Bermuda

Tristan DeSilva –Past Spirit Watch Leader, past First Officer on Spirit, and recently crewed for Class Afloat

James Doughty – Past First Officer on Spirit. Private yacht management

Daniel Galloway – Past charter Crew Chief and relief Watch Leader on Spirit

Kristen Greene – Started at 13 yrs. old; became Spirit crew; now Officer of the Watch Unlimited, Warsash UK, Super Yacht crew member

Erin Greig:  started as student crew; maritime studies at Warsash, first Bermudian with Jr. Navigator Certificate, now professional crew as First Officer on a sail training ship overseas

Vernon Harrison – Started at 13 yrs. old, completed maritime education at Warsash, UK, now trainee Branch Pilot at Marine & Ports

Tre Jones – Past Watch Leader on Spirit, recently completed maritime qualifications at Holland College

Daniel Martin – Past Spirit crew, works on a fishing charter boat

Dylan Moulder – Started while in middle school, relief Watch Leader, Captain at Blue Water Divers & Watersports

Dkembe Outerbridge-Dill – Past watch leader, completed UKSA Yachtmasters Program, Isle of Wight, and is currently employed at Marine and Ports

Reid Perinchief – Past Spirit crew, certified technician and owner of Clean Air Limited

Patrick Perret – Past watch Leader; RYA Yachtmasters UKSA Isle of Wight, working aboard Superyachts

Jason Rhind – former Education Officer onboard Spirit, currently studying psychology overseas

Travis Robinson – Past Spirit crew, certified motorbike mechanic

Lamar Samuels – Past Watch Leader, finished 2nd year at South Tynside Nautical College, UK Marine Engineering

Denzel Todd – Started with BSF while at CedarBridge Academy. Graduated from Warsash, Officer of the Watch: now working at Condor Ferries, UK

Elijah Simmons – Past Watch Leader on Spirit. Associate Degree/ Nautical Sciences. USCG 200 tonne Captain currently employed Marine and Ports

Ed Stowe – Pilot of Bermudian (cruise ship tender)

Mario Swainson – First Bermudian Captain of The Venetian Charter Boat and currently working on superyachts in the Caribbean and onboard The Venetian in Bermuda

Gus Tucker – Past Watch Leader on Spirit, maritime qualifications at Holland College, currently employed at Marine and Ports

Lawson Williams – Past First Officer on Spirit Fantasea Waters Sports owner

Esmeralda Zanders – Past watch leader on Spirit, now pursuing a career in engineering in the UK

Claire Fox – Past Education Officer and Watch Leader, now Asst. Director Waterstart

Mark Fox – Past Watch Leader and Asst. Engineer; Landing School graduate, now Operations Dir. Waterstart

 

Many of our Spirit student crew are now in the workplace and attest to how their experience coming through the programme shaped their lives. We will be featuring some of these impressive young people in each edition of the Sloop Scoop. Perhaps you know some of these young men: