Crew

Jess Rutty

Jess Rutty

Chief Stewardess

Nationality: British | Languages:

Jess was born and raised in Shropshire, England. She has been working in the luxury hospitality industry for over 10 years after discovering yachting at 18 years old. Jess joined her first boat M/Y Passion in 2008 as a junior stew and left 6 years later as a chief stewardess. In her time in the industry Jess has travelled all around the Mediterranean, Caribbean and America. She also spent 6 months in the Netherlands where she managed the interior aspect of the build and launching of a brand-new 50m yacht. At the end of 2016 she decided to jump ship to work ashore to manage a 5* lodge in Kenya and has since worked at several lodges around South Africa.

Jess is passionate about delivering high-end service and will ensure that your every need onboard is tended to in order to create an unforgettable trip.

Jess’ interests include further her studies in wine and she is currently in the process of her WSET Level 4 wine diploma. In her spare time, she enjoys camping and hiking and loves to spend her time in game reserves throughout Africa. Jess joined M/Y Mirage in 2019.