Saini, born in Haryana, India, has been at sea for around 24 years, he started his professional yachting career with Kalizma in 2007 soon after he left Indian Navy after 15 years and holds MCA Master’s 3000 ticket. He has since sailed many parts of the world on different yachts, specializing in Far East, Maldives, Indian west coast, Middle East, and Mediterranean. He is also qualified PADI dive instructor. He re-joined Kalizma in Nov 2016 and looking forward in welcoming Owner and guests onboard.
The Captain has one primary duty, which is the safe manning and operation of the yacht. This includes taking full responsibility for the crew and the guests. He will also produce the navigational passage planning for your dream holiday.
Moreover he is the keeper of the hidden island gems and the secret beach hideouts.
Educated and coming to sea from the Indian Navy, Neeraj was initially a qualified Medical Assistant and a competitive yachtsman who has won many championships. He has worked as a YAI instructor and administrator his background makes him our expert on all things medical and administrative.
The Mate, is second in command to the Captain and manages the deck crew. Neeraj’s main responsibilities include the safety of the yacht and everyone on board, overseeing all deck operations and maintenance, as well as the supervision and preparation of toys and water sports on board. Neeraj is Kalizma’s ITO as well, being able to help you with all your gadgets enquiries. Being employed for a long time on Kalizma he is familiar with every little inch of the yacht.
A man of many talents and hidden skills, Pardeep has been a heavy truck driver, a carpenter, a CNC machinist and a sailor, and can turn his hand to most tasks with great success. Coming to yachting 5 years ago, starting in Kalizma as a Deckhand he has progressed to be the Bosun and Ships Diver. A charming and hardworking character, he takes greatest pride in being a wonderful husband and a loving father to his young son. Their home is in Haryana, where he is known by everyone worth knowing.
You, as a Guest, might notice him early mornings wiping down the yacht, polishing the stainless handrails to a blinding gleam, or assisting the Chief officer with mooring the vessel. He will also be driving the tender and assisting with the water sports, including diving.
I would describe myself as someone who is honest, hardworking, and ambitious. I have a great sense of humour also a very easy going person. My passion is travelling, keeping fit, outdoor activities and learning from experiences. I respect different cultures and also enjoy meeting new people and finding ways to help them have an uplifting experience. I am dedicated, outgoing, and a team player.
Karl’s role involves all aspects of seamanship on the yacht including exterior cleaning and maintenance tasks. He is the helping hand for launching tenders, preparing the swim ladder, deploying the water toys, as well as tender driving and assisting the guests as necessary.
I have always been an achiever, be it academics or professional life or sports or any other field in my life. I believe in success through hard work and dedication. My motto in life is to ‘If you want something, work hard and you will achieve it. I enjoy life to the fullest and love humour. I am a progressive thinker and respect each person’s space and values. My passion is keeping fit, meeting different cultures and learning from experiences.
Natasha role involves exterior tasks; she is the helping hand between handling the ropes on the exterior, tender driving and assisting the guests.
Chief Engineer Sunil highly efficient & qualified Graduated in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Navy. Serving in the yachting industry for the past 8 years as chief engineer. Happily lead the team to any challenge to our way technically / hospitality.
Chief Engineer is responsible for just about everything on the yacht that could break and need to be fixed. This includes everything from the main engines to smaller pieces of equipment like jet skis, televisions, refrigerators, air conditioners, etc. maintaining the mechanical and electrical operations of the yacht. At times he will also assist on deck particularly in docking, undocking and anchoring operations.
He is well qualified with a degree in Bachelor of Science, along with an additional one year diploma certificate in Desktop Publication (D.T.P). His remarkable work experience as a Data Entry Operator and system operator in Defense Service for 4 years makes him extremely resourceful and is a wonderful addition to this team. Starting his carrier in Commercial shipping as junior Engineer two years back decided to use his experiences in Yachting.
You, as a Guest, might notice him early morning taking soundings of the freshwater tanks and assisting the Chief Engineer fixing whatever needs to be mended. Manoj can be counted on for some fun in the sun also. He will happily facilitate your entertainment with jet skis, water skis, doughnut, banana and tender rides.
Rajen is an exceptionally talented multi-cuisine Chef, his specialty is Indian cuisine. He can put up a dish according to the taste buds of the guests and ensures that every individual is left fulfilled through his meals. He has been working for the owner’s for over 9 years. Apart from creating delicious food he takes pride in being a father to two loving sons.
From the basic to the exotic, He will be able to create inventive and balanced menus. Special requests are always met with interest. He will only be satisfied if he can fulfil all of your personal dietary dreams.
Starting her seagoing career in Kalizma, Neisa has taken to the life at sea and has now worked in Kalizma for 2 year. In this time she has travelled in the Maldives, Sri-Lanka and Seychelles. Making friends wherever she goes, Her shy and charming manner conceals a diva at Karaoke, her favourite pastime when not on Skype or Facebook with her family and friends in India.
As the Chief Stewardess, she will be overseeing all interior. If a glass of champagne magically appears in your hand before dinner and your favourite song suddenly resonates throughout the saloon it will be her magic. She will make sure that your glasses are always full and in reach and will be providing your meal service. What appears to be magic is the result of Neisa’s touch. It is her pleasure to accomplish the impossible on your Kalizma holiday!
Veta has been associated Kalizma since 2013 and came on board MY KALIZMA on October 2016. She has a master’s degree in History and a diploma course in Information Technology Enabled Services (ITES). Her first work experience was with JW Marriott, Pune as a Food & Beverage associate and hostess.
A diligent assistant to Neisa, she will assist in serving you meals, keeping your rooms neat at all times and your bed perfectly made. She will also be hard at work in the laundry each day. While on-board Kalizma, you might perceive a hint of magic … your rooms are neat at all times, your bed is always perfectly made, chocolate decorated at night. Your clothes are constantly put away and your laundry is always immaculate.
It will be her pleasure to cater for all your needs to ensure that you enjoy your cruise in Kalizma!