2011 Crew

The adventure begins! We planned to head across the Pacific in “ICE” from Subic in the Philippines, to the Kingdom of Tonga. Fate lent a hand and five months later, we arrived in Fiji, but it was an interesting expedition!!

Melissa van der Walt- Onboard ICE

Nationality: South African
Age: 30
Last Job: Engineer

QUALIFICATIONS:
RYA Yachtmaster Offshore/ VHF Radio License,
STCW 95/ RYA Powerboat Level 2
Sunsail Diesel engine Course
MCA Approved engine course (AEC)
MCA OOW Navigation and Radar
MCA OOW General Ships Knowledge
GMDSS/ Advanced Firefighting
Advanced Sea Survival
Medical First Aid

QUALITIES
Team player/ Fast learner/ Ability to work under pressure/ A “Nothing Can Get to me” Attitude

HOBBIES AND INTERESTS
Adventure, working on the sea, swimming, reading and writing

Mark Street - Onboard ICE

Nationality: Australian
Age: 27
Last Job: Miner

HOBBIES and INTERESTS:
Australian Surf Life Saving Association Competitor in Surfboat Rowing, Warilla/Barrack Point Surf Life Saving Club,
Fitness and Training (Currently studying Certificates III and IV in Personal Training)
Scuba Diving, Sky Diving, Surfing, Jet Skiing, Fishing, Motorcycles, Wake Boarding, Snow Boarding Travelling and Adventure, Yachts and boating.

CERTIFICATES:
NSW Maritime PWC/Vessel Licence
Senior First Aid
Open Water Diver Certificate
Responsible Service of Alcohol
STCW ’95
Underground Mines Rescue Brigade
Occupational Health & Safety Green Card
Surf Life Saving Australia Bronze Medallion
IRB Crew Certificate
AQTF Unit of Competency - prepare, maintain and test response equipment (OXY VIVER )
Silver Medallion IRB Driver
AQTF Unit of Competency - undertake a rescue operation in a small power craft

Carrie Cojocari- Onboard ICE

Nationality: Canadian
Age: 36
Last Job: Administrator

Skills:

some live aboard experience, kick-ass administrator, decent galley cook, amateur photographer, travel/adventure writer

Certifications:
- CYA Basic Cruising Standard
- Pleasure Craft Operators Certificate
- PADI Open water
- valid CPR & AED certificate from St. Johns Ambulance