Expedition & Sailing Trips
The Chronos has a capacity for up to 26 passenger (additionally maximum 10 beds for children). The professional crew consists of the captain, the mechanic, 2 boatswain, the cook and 3 stewards responsible for the service. While the Chronos is sailing in Southern Europe from may till november, it is cruising in the Caribbean from december till may and is available for your personal sailing trip experience. On Deck you will find a lot of space with deckchairs, sunbed and benches. On deck is space for 30 passenger, where breakfast can be served for instance. On the lower deck you will find the saloon with the bord-library, CD/DVD/TV - where it is perfect to eat in the community, to play games or where you simply may enjoy time for yourself. The Chronos has 6 deckschairs, 6 sunbeds, 2 dinghys with an engine of 25 hp and 60 hp and space for 7 Passengers. Additionally the sailing ship is equiped with watter ski, wakeboard, diving goggles, windsurfer, 2 kayaks, diving compressors and scubas.
Up to 26 guests can stay in 13 comfortable Double Cabins - all air-conditioned (individually adjustable) and with a private bathroom. Moreover, in the Deluxe Cabins 10 extra beds can be arranged. The following cabin types are available:
- 1 Master Cabin, ca. 14 m², 1 double bed (2.00 x 1.80 m), vast bathroom with shower, WC
- 2 Long Cabins, ca. 11 m², 1 double bed (2.10 x 1.70 m), bathroom with WC, basin and shower cabinet (70 x 90 cm)
- 10 Deluxe Cabins, all ca. 12-13 m², each with a bathroom: WC, basin and shower cabinet (70 x 90 cm)
The professional crew, consisting of eight people, involving the captain, mate, boatswain, engineering, 3 stewardesses and cook. All of them are taking care of you during your sailing cruise.
In turns the following crew members are on board:
- Captain: Ron Veerman, Ingo Martens, Jeroen Peters
- Ingenieur: Artur Zieciak, Gijs Vanden Bogaerde, Mariusz Cwingelberg
- Deckhand: Nico Göttert
- Boatswain: Finn Buttgereit, Johannes Kraushofer, Julia Straßburger, Matyas Zoltan, Nico Witte
- Chef: Randolf Virhus, Steffen Bisch, Thomas Prosiegel, Raul Arndt
- Stewardess: Annelies Pfann, Elisa Schmidt, Isabelle Fussell, Johanna Abbenhaus, Teresa Guimare
Captain - Ron Veerman
The Captain Ron Veerman was born in 1956. His nationality is dutch and he speaks dutch, german and english fluently. He started his maritime career due to a friend taking him on board as an engineer on the famous Brigantine »Swan van Makkum« where he sailed the Caribbean and as far as the Seychelles. Later he decided to become a captain himself and went to the "Enkhuizer Zeevaartschool". He is a captain since 2002 sailing most of the time the 60 m Barkentine "Atlantis" in the Med, the North and the Baltic Seas as well as in the tidal waters around England and Ireland. Ron's private interests are soccer, speed skating and meeting different cultures. His biggest pleasures are his two daughters.
Chef - Randolf Virhus
Randolf Virhus is the Chef Cook of the Chronos-Crew. He is born in 1956, his nationality is german and besides german he speaks also english. His interest in cooking started as a child while his grandmother owned a hotel.After more than twenty years of running his own gourmet restaurant in Germany Randolf first served as a chef on board of a ship in 2009, when he sailed on the Dutch Barquentine Mercedes. Besides his love of Mediterranean and Asian foods, he is famous for his home made soups.His Private interests are Cinema, music and nature, especially wildlife and animals.
Stewardess - Annelies Pfann
Since being a little girl, Annelies Pfann was introduced to sailing very early by her parents who were Captain and Bosun on a Dutch Traditional Sailing ship called the ‘Hollandia’. From that time she sailed throughout her entire life on many different ships. In 2014 she graduated for her Bachelor International Hospitality Management. For he working on the Kairós is a great combination of pursuing her career in tourism together with amazing sailing trips.