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ALVIN LOPEZ
ANDRE LEROY
CARMELO COLOMNA
CESAR COLUCCIO
CESAR COLOMNA
CHARL DE JONGH
DANIEL RODRIGUEZ
DANIEL PONTON
EDUARDO URREA REBOLLEDO
EDWIN OTERO
ELIECER VALDELAMAR (ORIGINAL)
FABIAN ARCILA
FEDERICO ALLENDES
FRANCISCO LOPEZ
GERMAN PEREZ
GISBERT KROCZEK
GOERAN PERSSON
GREGORY SOBARZO
HUMBERTO GUZMÁN
JARITH DIAS
JESSIR OROZCO
JOHN CONDON
JOSE GORDILLO
JOSE MARTINEZ
JULES GARZON
LOIC MALOT
NICOLAS YACHELINI
ORINZON JARABA
PAULINE BELNAND
RONI SCHULTZ
RUDY GAMBERONI
SEBASTIAN ALVARADO
SEBASTIAN FELIPOFF
TAHSIN BAYMAN
TILSON TRUCCO
YONATAN HOYOS
Captains
ALVIN LOPEZ
San Blas
Guna, Spanish, English, Italian
Alvin is from San Blas and has been sailing his whole life. He has sailed throughout the Mediterranean and the Caribbean. Since he was born and raised in San Blas, you cannot ask for a better tour guide. He can teach you about the culture and show you some of the best spots to snorkel.
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ANDRE LEROY
Colombia
Spanish, English, basic French
Andre is from Colombia and started sailing at the age of 18 when he joined the Colombian Navy. He trained as an Engineering Officer and competed in Brazil and Mexico as a member of the National Sailing Team. He started sailing the Panama Colombia route in 2012. In his down time he likes to cook and dive and play with his dog Aria. He is a traveler at heart, exploring new places is his greatest passion.
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CARMELO COLOMNA
Colombia
Spanish
Carmelo is from Colombia and has sailed extensively on fishing boats throughout the Pacific coast as well as the Caribbean. He has been sailing the Colombia Panama route since 2009. When he is not maintaining the boat as a trained electrician, he organizes clean-up brigades in the islands to help preserve the sea life and natural beauty. He is an experienced fisherman and an enthusiastic captain.
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CESAR COLUCCIO
Argentina
Spanish, English
Cesar is from Argentina. He is an electro-mechanical technician and has worked the route Colombia Panama from 2016 to 2020. He now dedicates more of his time to running charters around San Blas. He loves to cook and fish and prepares an amazing bbq.
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CESAR COLOMNA
Colombia
Spanish
Cesar is from Colombia and has a a lot of experience on all different types of vessels; from tugs to fishing/shrimping trawlers, to captaining passenger boats. He has been sailing the Colombia Panama route since 2009. He is an avid fisherman and is keen to give you some sailing pointers.
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CHARL DE JONGH
South Africa
English, Afrikaans, Spanish, German
Charli is from South Africa and left construction and fiberglass fabrication behind on 2003 when he headed to sea. After cruising and chartering in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans for more than 70,000 nautical miles and crossing the Atlantic numerous times, he followed his love of surfing to the Caribbean and has settled in Panama. He runs his own boats doing charters in the San Blas, combining his love of socializing with his passion for for the sea.
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DANIEL RODRIGUEZ
Spain
Spanish, basic English
Daniel is from Spain. He has spent his life around the sea and learned to sail between Mexico and Guatemala. In 2012 he started working the Colombia Panama route in various roles from sailing and cooking to general boat maintenance to first mate and captain. Daniel is a great cook and specializes in Spanish cuisine.
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DANIEL PONTON
Colombia
Spanish, English
Daniel is from Colombia and has been both sailing and teaching sailing from a very young age. He sailed from the United States to Colombia and has also explored the caribbean coast of Colombia extensively. He studied economics, and is a certified sailing instructor. He used to focus on charters along the Colombian coast then decided to join our fleet in 2022.
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EDUARDO URREA REBOLLEDO
Colombia
English and Spanish 
Eduardo, originally from Colombia, underwent a transformative shift seven years ago, transitioning from a background in mechanical engineering to embark on a thrilling maritime adventure. Navigating the Caribbean and the Pacific coast of Central America, he has brought his mechanical expertise to the seas as the first mate on the sailboat Sophia, traversing the enchanting San Blas route. Recognized for his courtesy and fueled by his passions for dancing, cooking, and snorkeling, Eduardo is always eager to share his profound knowledge of the region.
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EDWIN OTERO
Colombia
Spanish, basic English
Edwin is from Colombia and has been sailing the Caribbean extensively and has been part of the Colombia Panama route since 2010. He is an avid observer of nature and sea-life and he takes great pleasure in sharing and explaining the wonders that this trips offers to his passengers.
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ELIECER VALDELAMAR (ORIGINAL)
Colombia
Spanish, basic English
Eliecer is from Colombia and he started his sailing career as a crew doing boat deliveries throughout the Pacific and Caribbean. He began captaining the Panama Colombia route in 2012. He brings his love of the sea and Caribbean style to create a laid back and fun experience for the passengers.
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FABIAN ARCILA
Colombia
Spanish, English
Fabian Arcila is from Colombia and he is one of the pioneers of this route. He has great knowledge of the Kuna Yala culture and has been taking backpackers on this journey since 1998. He is very very charismatic and easy going and works hard to provide excellent service leading to an unforgettable experience.
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FEDERICO ALLENDES
Argentina
Spanish, basic English
Federico is from Argentina and has always loved the sea. He started his sailing career in Mexico and worked there for two years as a sailing instructor. He has sailed throughout Europe and started sailing the Colombia Panama route in 2017. Federico enjoys sharing his passion for the environment and the Guna culture and encourages his passengers to appreciate the unique place that is San Blas.
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FRANCISCO LOPEZ
Spain
Spanish, English, French, Portugues
Francisco is from Spain, he has been sailing most of his life around the Mediterranean, Caribbean and Atlantic seas. He has done many open sea crossings and is passionate about the ocean and water sports. He is a professional diver and diesel mechanic and has sailed the Colombia Panama route since 2018.
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GERMAN PEREZ
Colombia
Spanish, English
German is from Colombia and has been sailing since 1998. He has sailed extensively around the Caribbean and is an excellent free diver and an avid wind surfer. German has been sailing this route since 2010 and is an experienced and knowledgeable captain.
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GISBERT KROCZEK
Germany
German, Spanish, English
Gisbert is from Germany he originally worked in construction but sailing was a lifelong hobby. He has logged many miles in the Baltic and the Mediterranean Sea and came to the Caribbean in 2006. He then sailed around in a small catamaran for a few years before starting the Colombia Panama route in 2010. Gisbert has always appreciated the simple lifestyle one enjoys living on a boat.
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GOERAN PERSSON
Sweden
English, Swedish
Goeran is from Sweden and is the owner and captain of the Quest. He started his life on the sea at the age of 16, working on a fishing trawler and has since navigated extensively through the Pacific, Atlantic, and Arctic oceans as well as the Caribbean seas. He has worked as a captain and chief officer on commercial boats around the world since graduating from Merchant Marine Academy in 1979, including expedition charters in Indonesia, the South Pacific, Antarctica and the Arctic. He has made six Atlantic crossings as well as operating dive vessels and Mega Yachts and earned his Dive masters certificate. He has been sailing the Colombia Panama route since 2016.
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GREGORY SOBARZO
Chile
Spanish, English
Gregory is from Chile and comes from a family of sailors. He has been living and working on boats since he was a kid and has enough miles on sailboats to circle the globe a couple times. He has sailed extensively in Europe and through the Caribbean, as well as from Florida to Chile. He is an expert free diver and a sashimi master. He has been sailing the Colombia Panama route since 2016.
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HUMBERTO GUZMÁN
Colombia
Spanish, English
Humberto is from Colombia has been sailing most of his life; in this time he has sailed extensively throughout the Caribbean, Mediterranean and the Pacific as well as crossing the Atlantic. Humberto is one of the pioneers of this route and started doing the crossings in 1998. He believes as a captain that it is his duty to use his experience and knowledge to raise awareness and caring for the wonderful nature of the San Blas Islands.
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JARITH DIAS
Colombia
Spanish, basic English
Jarith is from Colombia and has worked in marinas and around boats for most of his life. He started sailing the Colombia Panama route in 2012 but now lives aboard and maintains his own boat. Jari works as a Captain on other boats both on the route and doing charters in San Blas. He is a great fisherman and loves sharing his enthusiasm for all things nautical with his passengers.
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JESSIR OROZCO
Colombia
Spanish, basic English
Jessir is from Colombia and has sailed this route since 2017. He alternates between sailing the route and captaining charters in San Blas. Jessir is also an amazing break dancer and loves to swim and snorkel. He is always keen to set up a volleyball match and show his passengers his favorite spots to snorkel.
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JOHN CONDON
New Zealand
English
John is from New Zealand and has worked worldwide as captain of large vessels and has brought this experience to the Panama Colombia route. He is owner of the Sovereign Grace and the Wild Card and has been doing the crossings since 2010.
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JOSE GORDILLO
Colombia
Spanish, basic English
Jose is from Colombia and is an industrial engineer. He has loved sailing since he was a child and he has been sailing the route since 2005. He has sailed the coasts of Colombia and Panama extensively, as well as in México, San Andrés and Providencia. Jose has also done some racing on the coast of France. He has a passion for his job and is also a very good salsa dancer.
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JOSE MARTINEZ
Colombia
Spanish, basic English.
Tote is from Colombia and started sailing when he was 12 years old with his uncle Humberto, who taught him everything he knows about the sea. He worked on several boats to form his experience as a sailor until he took on his first boat as captain. He has been sailing this route since 2010 and has worked as captain on various boats.
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JULES GARZON
Colombia
Spanish, basic English
Jules is from Colombia and has been sailing this route since 2008. He is an avid traveler and it was during his South American bicycle adventure that he fell in love with the sea and decided to make it his life. Jules values making a connection with the Guna community and he and his beloved dog Sancho are always excited to show his passengers the unique paradise that is San Blas. He now splits his time between Charters in San Blas and the Colombia Panama route.
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LOIC MALOT
France
Spanish, English, French
Loic is from France and is the owner of the Amandes and occasionally still captains trips. He has been sailing all his life in the Mediterranean and Caribbean seas and has been dedicated to this route since 2012.
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NICOLAS YACHELINI
Argentina
Spanish, basic English
Nicolas is from Argentina and made his sea debut as a passenger and fell in love with the sea and the peace it provides away from the noisy cities. He started working as first mate and climbed the ranks to captain. He has been sailing the Colombia Panama route since 2016 and hopes to pursue his passion for many years to come. He loves snorkeling and is always keen to show his passengers his favorite spots and teach them about the Guna culture.
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ORINZON JARABA
Colombia
Spanish
Orison is from Colombia and he has been sailing the route since 2005. Born and raised on an island in the Bay of Cartagena, Orinson has been on boats his whole life. He is a hard working captain with a laid back attitude and always quick with a smile.
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PAULINE BELNAND
FRANCIA
English, Fench, Spanish
Pauline Learned to sail in France on the Atlantic coast with Optimists and Hobbicats and has loved sailing ever since. She arrived in Colombia in 2012 and worked the route for a few years before returning to France to get her Yatcht master's license. She then returned to the Colombia-Panama route in 2022 and is excited to share her passion for sailing. Pauline loves diving and is always happy to show her favorite spots to her passengers. San Blas is one of her favorite places, she loves the Guna culture and enjoys sharing with the Guna people and learning from them.
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RONI SCHULTZ
Argentina
Spanish, English
Ronii is from Argentina and he arrived in San Blas in 2018 and fell in love with the area. When he is not captaining sailboats he works as a chef. He has been cooking his whole life and loves to jump in the kitchen when he can. He worked the Colombia-Panama route for a few years and now focuses on charter around San Blas.
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RUDY GAMBERONI
Italia
nglish, Spanish, Italian, German
Italian Rudi has been a licensed captain since the age of 20 and has sailed extensively throughout Europe and Asia. He fell in love with the Caribbean and spends most of his time sailing the San Blas route although his Italian heritage still shines through in the delicious food he prepares.
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SEBASTIAN ALVARADO
Colombia.
Spanish, English, German
Sebastian is from Colombia. He is an Industrial engineer who changed careers and became a captain instead. He has been sailing the Panama Colombia route since 2010 and finds the precision of navigation and sailing suites his technical aptitude while the sea continues to captivate and inspire him.
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SEBASTIAN FELIPOFF
Argentina
Spanish, basic English
Sebastian is from Argentina and he discovered his love of the sea on the Caribbean coast during his South American bicycle trip. He has also sailed throughout Europe and crossed the Atlantic. He has been sailing the Colombia Panama route since 2008. He is an excellent mechanic and a great cook who loves motorcycles and cars and spending his free time in the country with his family.
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TAHSIN BAYMAN
Turkey
English, Turkish
Tahsin is from Turkey and spent his childhood sailing in the Mediterranean. After living for many years in San Diego he set sail and slowly worked his way down through Mexico and Central America ending in the San Blas where he has been doing the Panama Colombia route since 2015. He now dedicates more of his time to running charters around San Blas islands.
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TILSON TRUCCO
Colombia
Spanish, basic English
Tilson is from Colombia and has been sailing around the Caribbean his whole life. He originally studied diesel mechanics as a way to work on the boats he loves. He has since bought his own boat and has been sailing the Panama Colombia route since 2003. Tilson loves to surf and spend time with his family and enjoys showing his passengers all of the beautiful aspects San Blas has to offer.
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YONATAN HOYOS
Colombia
Spanish, English
Yonathan is from Colombia and he has been sailing the route since 2013. He splits his time between charters on the Caribbean coast of Colombia and the Panama Colombia route. He is very charismatic, friendly and always quick with a joke. Yonatan is an easy going captain who loves to teach his passengers about sailing and does his best to make sure that every guest has an amazing trip.
ALVIN LOPEZ
ANDRE LEROY
CARMELO COLOMNA
CESAR COLUCCIO
CESAR COLOMNA
CHARL DE JONGH
DANIEL RODRIGUEZ
DANIEL PONTON
EDUARDO URREA REBOLLEDO
EDWIN OTERO
ELIECER VALDELAMAR (ORIGINAL)
FABIAN ARCILA
FEDERICO ALLENDES
FRANCISCO LOPEZ
GERMAN PEREZ
GISBERT KROCZEK
GOERAN PERSSON
GREGORY SOBARZO
HUMBERTO GUZMÁN
JARITH DIAS
JESSIR OROZCO
JOHN CONDON
JOSE GORDILLO
JOSE MARTINEZ
JULES GARZON
LOIC MALOT
NICOLAS YACHELINI
ORINZON JARABA
PAULINE BELNAND
RONI SCHULTZ
RUDY GAMBERONI
SEBASTIAN ALVARADO
SEBASTIAN FELIPOFF
TAHSIN BAYMAN
TILSON TRUCCO
YONATAN HOYOS

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