Service Staff - YACHT CREW

  • Yacht PHOENIX2²
  • Yacht PHOENIX2²
  • Yacht PHOENIX2²
  • Yacht PHOENIX2²
  • Yacht PHOENIX2²

is operated and managed to the highest world-class standards by an international, multi-talented, and multi-lingual professional crew. These individuals are selectively chosen as a result of experience and a commitment to maintaining the highest yacht standards.

Laura McKnight

Masseuse - Laura McKnight

Laura grew up in the city of Southampton, UK where she studied for her diploma in alternative therapies. She started her career in a 5 star spa and hotel but feeling the urge to travel, she decided to set out to sea. Laura has over 7 years of experience working on cruise liners and luxury yachts. Laura is skilled not only in massage but also in aromatherapy, hot stone, deep tissue, reflexology, many different beauty therapies, as well as having studied Thai massage in Thailand. Outside of work Laura enjoys living an active lifestyle and has a keen interest in nutrition, philosophy, yoga and meditation.

Valerio Cataos Jr

Laundry - Valerio Cataos Jr

Valerio is originally from Carcar city, Cebu, Philippines where he completed his Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology at Southwestern University. Before joining the yachting industry in 1999, he worked on cruise ships. Valerio also holds a certificate of competency as well as training in silver service. In his spare time Valerio enjoys basketball, lawn tennis, running and spending time with his family. His polite and kind attitude makes him a valued asset on Phoenix².


  • Design: Andrew Winch
  • Builder: Lürssen Shipyards
  • LOA: 90m (297')
  • Beam: 13.8m (45.54')
  • Draft: 3.75m (12.38')
  • Max Speed: +18 kts
  • Cruise Speed: 12 - 14 kts
  • Engines: 2 x MTU Diesel
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  • Specifications Not Guaranteed | Not For Sale
  • Design & Development: Gatman Inc. |