Crew

Nico Scheepers

Nico Scheepers

Bosun & Kitesurf Instructor

Nationality: South African | Languages: English

Nico was born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa. After finishing school, he gained practical skills in the electrical and refrigeration industries before pursuing a career as an operations manager in the medical consumables and pharmaceuticals industry. Living on the infamous "Kitebeach" in Bloubergstrand led Nico to find his passion for big air kitesurfing and during his years in the corporate world found a love for teaching others to kitesurf. In 2018 Nico became an IKO kitesurf instructor and decided to follow his love for kitesurfing and begin his superyacht career in Florida. Nico successfully achieved his YachtMaster Offshore in 2019 and during the winter of 2020 he completed many other course certificates such as EDH, ECDIS and GSK. Nico loves being active and will ride any and every board he can get his hands on. Always friendly and eager to ensure there are smiles all around Nico is available to assist you with any water sport activities you may wish to try out during your time onboard. Nico joined M/Y Mirage in 2019.