Captain Testimonials

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Captain James Knowles MY Dragonfly
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We spent over 4 months cruising Indonesia with the support of Andy Shorten and his team at the Lighthouse Consultancy. Andy has a wealth of knowledge in Indonesia and was always available during day or night to offer his support. Through his connections, Andy was able to make anything happen which proved to be critical in ensuring the success of our guest trips. I would not hesitate to recommend Andy at the Lighthouse Company to other Captains or yacht Owners considering cruising through Indonesia.

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Captain Richard Bridge MY Vava II
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Thanks Kerry,
You and Andy have been quite brilliant – a huge thanks to you both for making our trips in Indonesia such a success. We were delighted to have received such great feedback from the owners but the fact that we have got that is because of all the work behind the scenes – thanks again!
Look forward to seeing you next time back in Indonesia and will be sure to sing your praises to other Yachts looking to head this way.
Our 2 trips, to the East of Bali and Raja Ampat were completely different and both throughly enjoyed by our guests.

Very best regards - Richard

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Captain Nolan Ross MY Serenity J
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During our time there on both trips, covering Bali to Komodo, the Banda Sea, Ambon, and Raja Ampat, we had Andy available to assist with regulations, transfer, advice, provisions an all manner of small problems at any hour and always with a solution and smile.

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Captain Rob O’Donoghue MY Serenity
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I can unreservedly recommend The Lighthouse Company as Agents and when I return to Indonesia in the future I will be using their good services again.

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Captain Josh Worhington MY Norby
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Lighthouse shore personnel were on hand to assist at all of our supply and fueling stops and always knew what was going on and what to expect at each stop.

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Captain Don Feil Asteria
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Andy and his team are efficient, personable, and very responsive. E-mails and phone calls were responded to within minutes day and night.

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Captain Duncan McKay Antipodean
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My guests were impressed by his extensive knowledge of marine critters and creatures and found him to be friendly, courteous and gracious.

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Captain Giles Smith Helios 2
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Andy and Kerry are both fair and honest, we were always kept informed during the trip and the open invoicing systems were certainly appreciated.

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Captain Graham Chillcott Big Fish
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Andy has great experience in Bali and Indonesia in general; we cleared in to Benoa, Bali and then spent most of our time in Raja Ampat diving and fishing.

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Captain Gregory Monks Sarissa
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Andy and his team proved to be very valuable in often tricky situations with ensuring the visit was smooth and successful.

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Captain Raymond Heer Andiamo
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With Andy's help, I am confident that I can get what I need and what my owner wants. He provides peace of mind and gives me an incentive to return, time and again.

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Captain John Maclellan MY Triple Seven
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Andy and his team have a sense of urgency in every matter that they assist with whether it is providing local information, provisioning, bunkering, arranging helicopters or remote immigration clerance.

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Captain Grant Butler MY Wabi Sabi
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Andy and Kerry supported us prior, during and after our visit including; guest/jet arrival and departure, logistical aspects, provisions and shipping, temporary staffing, crew activities, cruise planning and visas etc.

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Captain Ethan Lee MY CV-9
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Indonesia is an incredible destination with each area differs considerably from the next in diving; culture; shoreline scenery; and her exciting, and somewhat grim history.

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