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 Capt. Luis

Captain Luis Miguel Alfaro Insula

Was born August 13, 1970. The Captain of JA2, has been in love with the sea his whole life. Son of a lobster fisherman has been in the boats since he was a kid, spent every holiday with his father fishing for lobster. He has been also very involved in free diving sports. Made his was to professional Captain in the Naval Academy on Cuba, where he graduated in the year 2006. Started working that year in a diving and fly fishing charter boat. 

 Yoel Aguero Suarez, Cruises Director

Yoel Aguero Suarez, Cruise Director

Yoel is married and has a 10-year-old son and a 2-year-old daughter. He was born in Cienfuegos and graduated in tourism. His practical experience in the hospitality industry began in hotels but he has spent the last 10 years on liveaboards, which is also where he learned to dive.

 Suliet Sordo, Cruise Director

Suliet Sordo, Cruise Director

Suliet was born in Ciego de Avila Province and studied Hospitality after high school and has worked in the hotel/liveaboard industry for 10 years. She loves both the sea and taking care of guests. Suli, as she is known by the crew has been on several scuba dives but is not yet certified.

 Yurisbel Rodriguez, Engineer

Yurisbel Rodriguez, Engineer

Born in Ciego de Avila Province. Yuri started in the industry as a tender driver. He graduated from the naval academy as an engineer and has been in the industry for 11 years. His family is made up of a generation of fishermen (father fished shrimp for the state.) and his two boys love to fish for shrimp also.  Yuri was part of the refurbishment of the Jardines Aggressor while at dry dock. He enjoys resting with his family when not working on the boat.

 Irain Abreu, Divemaster

Irain Abreu, Divemaster

Irain was born in Ciego de Avila. Married with 3 boys, 9, 7, 6, Irain started diving 4 years ago but has been a fishing guide for 11 years. He has been involved with fishing all his life as a hobby. His father took him fishing as a child and the passion has remained. On his off time he likes to hunt deer. Diving is his favorite part of job.  

 Noel Lopez, Instructor

Noel Lopez, Instructor

Noel started diving in 1987. He wanted to learn how to dive for as long as he can remember. His parents took him to the beach once a year but he started diving only after his friends found dive gear on the black market. He started out using a double hose regulator. In 1989 he became the compressor manager at local dive shop. He also took up spearfishing but he now shoots pictures instead.   When he took up photography 15 years ago, he built his own housing. Noel has now been working on liveaboards for the last 20 years. He has been married for 22 years and has a 21-year-old son.  Noel is also a mechanical engineer.

 Capt. Chino Luis

Ramon ‘Chino” Luis, Tender Driver

Chino was born in Ciego de Avila and has been a fisherman since he was 16 then in the military for 3 years. Since then, he has worked in tourism in Cuba. He started driving tenders, became an engineer then Captain. He loves to spend time with his family.

 Fabio Gluglilmo, Head Chef

Fabio Gluglilmo, Head Chef

Fabio is Swiss and has lived in Cuba for 1 ½ years. He worked ias a chef in Paladar at Tapa restaurants. He loves to cook and for 10 years owned his own restaurant. He is very interested in learning to dive during his time off.  
 Lioñar Abad, Chef

Lioñar Abad, Chef

Lionar is from Guantanamo and been cooking for 14 years. He has two children and is very interested in learning to dive.

 Josiel Jimenez, Chef

Josiel Jimenez, Chef

Josiel was born in Ciego de Avila and spent 16 years in Cayo Cocos. He is married and has two boys age 5 and 8. He loves to be with family when not working. He scuba dives but is not certified yet.

 Amarilis Sanchez, Stewardess

Amarilis Sanchez, Stewardess

Born in Ciego de Avila Province. Amarilis studied Hospitality after high school and has been in the hotel/liveaboard industry for 10 years. She loves both the sea and taking care of guests. Although not a diver, she hopes to learn one day and take advantage of her opportunities on the Jardines Aggressor. She is dedicated to her children, 18 year old daughter and 10 year old son, and spends all her off time with them when she is not working. Her son loves baseball and her daughter wants to study medicine.

 


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