Martyn Walker Maritime Services 2021- Present
Various deliveries/temp 92m/ 300ft - 56m/185ft. Dubai, Indian Ocean, Atlantic and
Owner of Marvin's Cafe March 2020 - 2021
South Georgia - USA home based due to COVID restrictions
M.Y. Highlander Busy Charter Captain 2019 - 2020
49.5 m/162ft Feadship, Royal De Vries Shipyard
M.Y. Fountainhead Captain September 2016 - October 2018
Martyn Walker Maritime Services September 2014-September 2016
Various deliveries 60m/200ft vessels including transatlantic delivery.
M.Y. Pegasus V, Captain: May 2011 - July 2014
M.Y. Pegasus II, Captain: Nov 2008 - May 2011
M.Y. Apogee, Captain: 2006- 2008
Extensive private use winter 07 and eighteen weeks of very high end charters Caribbean and Mediterranean.
M.Y. Bart Roberts, Captain 2006
80m/256ft converted ice breaker
Relief delivery and command for broker during final pre-sale stage.
M.Y. Montigne, Captain: 1999- 2006
Private and charter worldwide. Two year circumnavigations, busy charter boat with several repeat clients. Seven years on board and 160,000 miles. (see press page: "Around the world " for article on areas cruised).
M.Y. La Bella, Captain: 1999- 1999
Busy charter boat in the Bahamas. Eight crew for ten guests. Interim boat prior to joining Montigne.
M.Y. Little Sis, Captain: 1998- 1998
Cruised the Caribbean and Mediterranean with first time Owners and with charters.
M.Y. Turquoise, Chief Officer: 1996 – 1998
Chief officer with several thousand miles in command as relief captain including transit of the Indian Ocean to Suez . Cruised Med, Caribbean, SE Asia, Indonesia and Australia.
1992 –1996 First Officer
I served as First Officer on the 45m/144ft M.Y Shamwari (Bennetti) cruising Med/ Caribbean.45m/144ft M.Y Ambrosia (Bennetti) based in Hong Kong. 56m/180ft M.Y La Pharon, (Feadship) Mediterranean.
1987 – 1992 Deckhand to bosun
During this time I was a deckhand and completed requisite licenses to advance my way up the ranks on the motor yachts, Massarrah, 79m/252ft & Lady Moura, 105m/336ft (same owner as Massarrah) and motor yacht Eco, 73m/233ft.
I worked on sail boats in 1981 and 82 then I was a full time London Firefighter prior to embarking in yachting as a career.