"The people behind Spirit of Adventure Trust are the heartbeat of the organisation"
Our shore crew are comprised of individuals who bring the spirit to the Trust. From planning voyages, fundraising, marketing, hiring crew, ship logistics, planning maintenance and everything in between. Our dedicated team make it all happen behind the scenes to ensure the Spirit of Adventure is kept alive, well represented and that every voyage runs as seamlessly as possible.
Chief Executive Officer
Crew / Logistics Coordinator
Reception / Administration
Spirit of New Zealand Sea Staff
Helping to keep Lou Fisher’s vision alive since 1972, Spirit’s professional and volunteer crew are highly valued as the representatives of the Spirit of New Zealand and the Spirit of Adventure Trust. The Spirit family has grown to include many outstanding crew members, with some winning international awards for their leadership, nautical skills and role modelling on board.
Ninja - (Ruth) Helming
Marcel de Wilde
Charlotte de L'isle
Allan (JR) Reeve