Satori Crew

"Ali's personality, willingness and devotion to this boat, as well as that of the crew and service staff, who all enjoy real sailing, make a huge difference to the guests and is what will enable them to enjoy a truly special experience."

Co-owner and co-designer Claus Thottrup


CAPTAIN

CAPTAIN: ALI AKER

Turkey

Satori was built in collaboration with the boat's captain and Thottrup family friend Ali Aker, whose sailing experience spans more than 25 years on various types of boats throughout the Mediterranean, including 10 years at the captain's helm. A fluent English speaker, Captain Ali also shares his expertise as a free diver and night diver with guests, offering practical advice and assistance with the various water sports available onboard.

CREW MEMBERS

Anticipating and responding to ever changing guests' needs and situations, our crew are warm and professional in everything they do. Each member brings considerable experience in the field of high-end dining and hospitality on-board luxury yachts and have all received further extensive training at Borgo Santo Pietro.

Our on-board chefs are highly qualified and work in collaboration with the head-chefs at our Michelin-starred restaurants. They are confident and capable in producing everything from gourmet dinners to fresh lunch banquets and are experienced high-end chefs.

Our engineers on-board are well acquainted with Satori yacht’s structure and functions and highly capable and responsible in dealing with all elements of our engine room and electronics.