Experience / Qualifications: Captain Jean-Francois Cleach - French
- OCEAN YACHT MASTER STCW 95 - 200 Ton license
- Professional Captain for the past 7 years
- Languages spoken - French, English
Jean-Francois, born in North Brittany in France and has been sailing since childhood.
He has sailed on various family boats, crossing the Channel often or heading south to visit the Spanish Islands.
He has fully enjoyed the thousands islands and coves of the whole Atlantic coast.
Growing up racing and spending winters in Pornichet he became a sailing instructor for the "newcomer" sailors.
Constantly trying to improve his sailing knowledge, he as participated 7 times in the Cruise race "la Barquera", in 2001 joined "la Grande Largue Presse Ocean", in 2002 particpated in the FIREMAN cup and the "SPI Quest France". He has made 4 transatlantic crossing including one solo.
After 2 summer seasons in the Mediterranean Sea as charter captain, specifically around Corsica and Greece, he decided in 2004 to change his life and sail in the sunny waters of the Caribbean.
Met his wife Dany Pratesi in the Caribbean and they settled in Martinique. Working together as a team on several charter boats, mostly catamarans such as Lagoon 570, Bahia 46 and Privilege 585 "MATIRA" and "TIPUTA" they are now proud to take over "MUSE". Extremely professional and entirely dedicated to their guests, Jean-Francois and Dany are fully service orientated.