Skipper and staff bosun

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, Andy Viney


Age:   21. Still.
Height: 6'
Nickname: Scooby Doo
Catchphrase: "Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi !"
Favourite band: Prodigy
Ambition: To get away, please let me go……..
Best sailing moment: Are there any bad ones?
Biggest talent: Using the force
Biggest weakness: Not having a light sabre
Where do you see yourself in ten years' time? In a mirror
How would you like to die? Fighting Darth Vader with a light sabre
If you were going to be reincarnated, who would you come back as? Luke. Or Chewbacca.
Favourite part of the boat: Hyperdrive bay
If the boat was sinking and you could rescue one thing, what would it be? R2D2. Or the haribo supply....
Who or what is the love of your life? Princess Leia

Staff engineer, Josh Caudrey

Staff engineer Josh

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