Crew

Colin Richardson

Colin Richardson

Captain

Nationality: British | Languages: English/ Afrikaans

Colin was born in the UK although he spent his childhood growing up in South Africa. He spent 10 years sailing professionally until 1997 and then spent the next 7 years running various sailing boats in South East Asia. Colin has over 30 years of experience in the maritime industry and has cruised extensively all over the world. He was in command of a Perini-Navi in 2005 and then went on to Captaining M/Y PASSION for 7 years. Among his numerous qualifications, he holds a PADI Divemaster, MCA 3000 Tonne Captain’s license as well as a RYA Jet Ski and Level II Powerboat Instructor. As a result, M/Y MIRAGE can issue jet ski licenses for the duration of your trip. As Captain of M/Y Mirage, Colin combines his extensive experience and qualifications to guarantee a fun-filled memorable vacation with a well-developed sense of safety and security for everyone on board. Colin is always cheerful and great fun to be around and ensures that his crew all maintain the same positivity and professionalism that he does. He places a strong emphasis on planning, organisation and training to ensure impeccable vessel preparation and presentation. Colin handpicks highly qualified and motivated crew to cater to your every need and make sure you have a remarkable time on-board. When on land he lives in Warsash, UK with his wife and two children. Colin joined M/Y Mirage in 2012.