Joel Eve - Captain - FantaSea Yachts

Captain

Captain Joel Eve has been Senior Captain for FantaSea Yachts since August 1988 when he saw the Dandeana featured in a full-page ad. Captain Joel knew immediately that he was destined to be her captain. Twenty years later, Captain Joel is still her captain and also acts as FantaSea Yachts’ liaison to the U.S. Coast…

Jeff Gunn - Captain - FantaSea Yachts

Jeff Gunn

Yacht Captain Captain Jeff has been a proud member of the FantaSea family since 2008 and loves being a captain. A professional mariner since 1971, Jeff retired from the U. S. Coast Guard in 2002 after an extremely rewarding thirty-one year career of which his last fourteen years serving in Southern California waters. He was…

Carlos Martinez - FantaSea Yachts

Captain Captain Juan Carlos Martinez (a.k.a. Captain Carlos) was born in Guatemala and joined FantaSea Yachts in April of 1997. Captain Carlos originally began his career as FantaSea’s dishwasher and floral assistant. Captain Carlos learned the event planning business in his initial positions and once it was discovered that he had formal training as an…

Luis Salguero - FantaSea Yachts

Captain Captain Luis Salguero has worn a variety of hats during his career at FantaSea Yachts, in addition to his Captain’s hat.  He joined the company in 1994, at age twenty-three, and has since served as Foreman, engineer, crewmember, bartender and Captain. Captain Luis moved to Los Angeles from Guatemala in 1991.  He always enjoyed…

Eddie Valles - Chef - FantaSea Yachts

Executive Chef

Captain of the kitchen, Chef Edward Valles, joined FantaSea Yachts in 2000 as a Sous Chef, but quickly climbed the culinary ladder to the Executive Chef position. Chef Edward’s natural inclination to make every guest happy and at ease with their menu, makes his simple and comfortable approach to fine dining the perfect accompaniment to…

Daniel Ginzburg - Owner - FantaSea Yachts

Daniel Ginzburg is the Co-Owner of FantaSea Yachts alongside his father, Uri Ginzburg, who founded their family business 38 years ago. Daniel is also the Chief Executive Officer and actively oversees all business management, development, and human resources. Daniel began working at FantaSea and learning the business at the age of fifteen. Learning how to…

Stephanie Ginzburg - FantaSea Yachts

Creative Director

Stephanie Ginzburg is the Senior Event Producer and Creative Director of FantaSea Yachts. Stephanie, a Dallas native, moved to Los Angeles and joined FantaSea in 1994 when she was just twenty-one and ready to conquer the world!  She quickly was promoted for her events management skills and attention to detail. Clients fall in love with…

Jasmine Lee - FantaSea Yachts

General Manager

General Manager General Manager and Captain Jasmine Lee joined FantaSea Yachts in 1997 when she was still earning her B.A. in psychology from U.C.L.A. While planning an event for her school’s Korean-American Christian fellowship at FantaSea, she mentioned that she was interested in a career as a wedding coordinator and Daniel, impressed with her immediately, insisted that…