All our scheduled cruises have four experienced and qualified crew members, the Skipper, Chef, Wildlife Guide and Bosun, to look after our guests on board – the highest crew to guest ratio in small boat cruising in Scotland. The different skills and experience of our crew ensure that our guests have the best holiday possible. There are three full crews to cover our two vessels which ensures all crew have a rota for time off. For 2017 our crews are:
Robert Barlow , Chris Ireland and James Fairbairns will Skipper both Proud Seahorse and Elizabeth G.
Magdelen Anderson is Bosun on Proud Seahorse; Mark Mullen is Bosun on Elizabeth G and Donald MacInyre is Bosun on both vessels
Ross Harris is Chef on Proud Seahorse
Tamara Teeb is Chef on Elizabeth G
Peter Ingram is Chef on both vessels
Our Wildlife Guides cover both vessels: they are Lynsey Bland, Nigel Spencer and Chris Gomersall
Hebrides Cruises is owned and run by Rob Barlow who has spent all his working life at sea and skippers many of the cruises. Rob has over 16 years experience of running cruises around some of the remotest areas of the West Coast of Scotland and is very knowledgeable about the history, environment and wildlife. His daughter Emma, is the contact for guests for their cruises and Shore Manager to ensure every detail onboard is perfect.