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Sea staff

Sea staff profiles

This page has profiles of our full-time professional sea staff. See here for a selection of the volunteer and relief staff.

OYT South would like to apologise for any minor inaccuracies which may have inadvertently crept into the profiles below.

Staff skipper, Peta Koczy

Peta

Age:   23.
Height: 5 feet 6 inches (when standing on a beer crate)
Nickname: Ma'am
Catchphrase: "I'm not lying down, I promise - I'm about to get up!"
Favourite band: McFly
Ambition: To get Oli to marry me ...
Best sailing moment: Commander of the Royal Navy Training Ship said my parking was not "satisfactory" or even "very satisfactory" but actually "good"!
Biggest talent: I sing like Adele
Biggest weakness: Strawberry laces
Where do you see yourself in ten years' time? Doing my 15th refit living on board
How would you like to die? In a Hurley 18 battling the Largs katabatic
If you were going to be reincarnated, who would you come back as? Hermione Grainger
Favourite part of the boat: Shed bed
If the boat was sinking and you could rescue one thing, what would it be? NASA jumper
Who or what is the love of your life? Holly Vint

Staff engineer, Josh Caudrey

Staff engineer Josh

Age:   4.
Height: 7 feet 8 inches
Nickname: Yucky Sticky Raisin Face
Catchphrase: "I'm sure we can use that for something!"
Favourite band: Half Moon Run
Ambition: Master of the Universe
Best sailing moment: Any time the sun is out with all the sails up!
Biggest talent: Random noise orchestra
Biggest weakness: Spling! [Editor's note: "Spelling"]
Where do you see yourself in ten years' time? Playing chess
How would you like to die? Haribo overdose
If you were going to be reincarnated, who would you come back as? Giraffe
Favourite part of the boat: Bean bag on the bowsprit
If the boat was sinking and you could rescue one thing, what would it be? Herb garden
Who or what is the love of your life?Food. Or Felicity Kendal.

Josh became involved with OYT South while completing an apprenticeship in marine engineering, and sailed with us as volunteer bosun and watchleader before joining us full-time in November 2015 as Staff Engineer.

 

Click here to see some of our current volunteer and relief sea staff.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




“It was great and challenging. I liked all the people, the skipper is cool and so are all the other leaders.” Jamie, 15

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