Peter Houghton grew up in the United Kingdom, where he started sailing at an early age. Since 1992, Peter has been working in the United States as a yacht captain, overseeing motor yachts, sailing yachts and also racing sailing boats. Peter has spent extensive time in the Caribbean and in New England, including Maine, sailing with both owners and charter guests. Peter is well respected in the boating world and his past clients include personalities like Walter Cronkite and the King and Queen of Norway.
Simon is an accomplished chef with a strong combination of culinary experience on land and diverse menu preparation while under way and offshore. He views food preparation as an art with immediate gratification, and he truly enjoys the challenges of preparing a wide range of cultural dishes from around the world. His preference are the tastes of the Mediterranean, but also traditional American, Tia, Indian, French, West Indies Soul Food, Creole, Cajun.
He likes to ask prospective guests their needs and desires:
a list of favorite dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner, plus any type of snack food, tidbits, or hors d’oeuvres
A list of foods guests don’t particularly care for
A list of foods guests are or might be allergic to