Motor Yacht Eden Crew

Our unique team of 4 professional crew ensures the ultimate in service onboard 112′ Westport Motor Yacht Eden. Their ability to anticipate a guest’s need or whim is unparalleled, and they are focused on the enjoyment, safety, and happiness of every trip. From arranging delicate interior details, to offering outstanding service, leading water sports and preparing on-shore adventures, the Eden crew is full of smiles and ready to make your charter vacation unforgettable.

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Captain: James Morrison

Originally from Chicago, Illinois, he was drawn to be on the water and obtained his first position in Fort Meyers, FL. At the age of 24, James landed his first role as captain and continued to excel in his career. His hard work, attention to detail and ever-growing knowledge paved his path up to captain of this busy private and charter program on M/Y Eden. James enjoys getting to know the guests and making sure everything runs smoothly. His lively, cheerful personality ensures his guests are happy and relaxed while enjoying a memorable charter experience. James enjoys all water activities but has a special love for spear fishing!

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First Mate: Carl Thiessen

Hailing from Canada and honing his skills in San Diego, Carl Thiessen transitioned from surf instructor to commercial diver, fueled by an enduring passion for the ocean. With Olympic track and field experience, his dedication and athleticism shine. As First Mate, Carl infuses voyages with professionalism and adventure, blending expertise and reverence for nature.

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Stewardess: Brittney Butler

Brittney is from Northern Florida. She spent her childhood by the sea and has found in yachting a perfect field to combine the ocean, her passion for travel, and her hospitality skills. She has a Bachelor of science degree and during her spare time she enjoys yoga, swimming, and fishing. Brittney loves making specialty cocktails for you to enjoy. She takes pride in providing excellent service, devoted to making your stay onboard an exclusive and unforgettable one.

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Deck/Stewardess: Nasia Mallon

Born and raised on the East coast of South Africa, Nasia grew up with the warm Indian ocean and the lush green landscape of kwaZulu-Natal by her side. She has a deep love for nature, being outdoors and living under the sun. Originally starting her yachting career in Durban, South Africa, doing maintenance on sailboats and catamarans, she now holds the position of Deck/Stew onboard M/Y Eden.

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Chef: Pearl Nzewi

Pearl was born and raised for most of her life in Lagos , Nigeria. Growing up in an African household preparing family dinners with her mom and sister was the norm. In her free time she would also help out at her mom’s breakfast café over the summer. Naturally, cooking became a part of her , not only for survival , but as an art form. She moved to Paris at the age of 18. There ,she discovered her love for being creative with dishes and hosting . She often had her friends over for meals, especially brunch. She spent the 3 months of the Covid lockdown curating a food blog on instagram: @breakfastatpearls where she combined her love for food and photography.  Little did she know this hobby would turn into a career cooking in luxury estates and yachts.

She started yachting after her final year of university where she had been known around campus for the small brunch business she had started. After her first year of yachting she decided to fine tune her craft by attending one of the best culinary schools in the country : Ecole Ducasse. She followed it by an intensive 3 months working in the luxurious Chateau de la Croix des Gardes located in Cannes,France. With a new set of French cooking techniques and more confidence under her belt Pearl has been able to combine her thirst for adventure and travel with her passion for cooking and art.