Captain: STEPHEN FALLONPREVIOUS YACHTS: M/Y Excel 100’ Palmer Johnson, M/Y Missing Link 142’ Christensen, 112’ Westport, M/Y Khaki Blue 100’ Hatteras, M/Y Sovereign 120’ Broward, M/Y Imagine 150’ Trinity, M/Y Camille 114’ HatterasWORK EXPERIENCE: Stephen’s first encounter with yachts was 21 years ago. The opportunity to deliver a 100 foot yacht from Chicago to Antigua, with a family friend who is also a yacht Captain. This trip encompassed the Great Lakes, Welland and Erie Canals, Hudson River and Atlantic Ocean. The ever changing scenery and diverse work load, was an immediate attraction. After a few years as Deckhand/Mate, it was clear this would become a career. Stephen has cruised extensively all along the East Coast of the United States, from Halifax Canada to the Florida Keys, including 3 visits to Bermuda. A good portion of Stephen’s experience is doing charter work in the Caribbean, BVI, USVI and the Bahamas. An opportunity to build a 142’ Christensen over 2 years, has afforded Stephen cruising experience from Washington State thru California and beyond into the Baja Peninsula of Mexico.JOB DESCRIPTION: Stephen oversees all aspects of the yacht operation. Your experience while on board will be a safe and enjoyable one. Stephen has assembled a strong, experienced crew who are committed to delivering a high standard of service, and an unforgettable stay on board Temptation.JOB RELATED LICENSES & CERTIFICATES: 500 ton USCG Masters, 500 ton Cayman Islands & Marshall Island endorsements. PADI Open Water.HOBBIES: Stephen enjoys fishing, snorkeling and time on the beach. He is an avid self taught cook, who enjoys grilling for friends and family at his home in Connecticut.
Chief Stewardess: JENNIFER FALLONPREVIOUS YACHTS: M/Y Excel 100’ Palmer Johnson, M/Y Missing Link 142’ Christensen, 112’ Westport, M/Y Khaki Blue 100’ Hatteras, M/Y Sovereign 120’ Broward, M/Y Imagine 150’ Trinity, M/Y Camille 114’ HatterasWORK EXPERIENCE: After spending 10 years in the Office of Professional Services at the Yale School of Medicine, Jennifer left the coast of CT for the coast of RI. It was Newport where she began working on the Schooner Adirondack doing day sails around Narragansett Bay and then onto Mega Yachts. Jennifer has traveled and chartered extensively throughout New England, Bahamas, Caribbean, and Mexico. Jennifer looks forward to sharing her experience with charter clients aboard M/Y Temptation.JOB DESCRIPTION: Jennifer and her interior team are committed to making your stay aboard Temptation the trip of a lifetime.HOBBIES: Jennifer enjoys health & fitness thru running, yoga, Barre. Traveling and spending time with friends and family is also a favorite pastime.
Chef: TERRY GATEWOODPREVIOUS YACHTS: M/Y Flawless lll 116’ AzimutWORK EXPERIENCE: After graduating from Johnson & Wales (Charleston, South Carolina) with a culinary degree Terry began his cooking career at Charlie Trotter's in Chicago. After a stop in North Carolina to run the Four Square restaurant, Terry landed in Miami at the Ritz Carlton. From there he ran a bistro specializing in French cuisine and worked as a sous chef for celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse. Terry proudly ran his own catering company for years before starting a career in yachting.JOB DESCRIPTION: Terry is in charge of all areas of food preparation, meal planning, inventory, purchasing, etc. Since joining the yachting industry, Terry has delighted guests with his ability to create beautiful, healthy meals customized to their own tastes. From “down home” cuisine, to elaborate theme parties, your meals on board Temptation will be unforgettable.JOB RELATED LICENSES & CERTIFICATES: Food Handling & Safety Certification.HOBBIES: Passionate and enthusiastic about expressing his art form in the galley, Terry enjoys spending time with his daughter and living in Miami.