The Crew

Captain - Benjamin Roulant

Benjamin Roulant - Captain
Miles travelled Sailing last 2 years:

15000

Best Experience sailing:

Landing in the Marquesas after 21 days at sea

What do you most enjoy about sailing:

Definitely dropping anchor in a perfect anchorage after a long journey

Scariest sailing story:

Hitting an unidentified floating objet in the middle of a dark night halfway between Tahiti and Noumea, luckily, no damages were done to the boat

Sunset song:

“Shine on you Crazy Diamond” Pink Floyd

Favourite sailing setup on Eve:

20kt broad reach, with our two Asymmetrical spinnakers for a total of 5 sails, pushing along at 10 knots

First mate - Meg Niblett

Meg Niblett - First mate
Miles travelled Sailing last 2 years:

9000

Best Experience sailing:

Sailing with Ben !

What do you most enjoy about sailing:

Being able to travel to new places using the wind.

Scariest sailing story:

I have been lucky enough to not have any major scares whilst sailing... touch wood.

Sunset song:

"thinking of you" - Sister Sledge

Favourite sailing setup on Eve:

Reaching, force 5, and Blue Skys

Owner - Steve Capell

Steve Capell - Owner
Miles travelled Sailing last 2 years:

8000

Best Experience sailing:

Winning the Sydney-Noumea 1000 mile race.

What do you most enjoy about sailing:

dropping anchor in a remote atoll and enjoying a glass while swinging in a hammock on deck.

Scariest sailing story:

having to do an emergency tack in a force 10 storm when on a collision course with a container ship that refused to give way. Power gives way to sail out at sea!

Sunset song:

Anthem, Leonard Cohen. "There's a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in"

Favourite sailing setup on Eve:

Beam reach with 5 sails up!