Introducing Oneworld’s Crew

From the moment you step onboard, Oneworld’s professional and friendly crew will take care of your every need. With extensive experience and thousands of accumulated nautical miles from travels all over the globe, you can be assured that you and your guests are in the best possible hands.

Benjamin Okey

Cut from the cloth of generations of old school seafarers. Ben began his commercial maritime journey in 2007, working on commercial vessels local to Sydney, super yachts along the east coast of Australia and many vessels in New Zealand. From 2012 Ben joined the Australian Customs Service National Marine Unit now known as Australian Border Force where he completed numerous roles within the fleet conducting many operations around Australia and its external territory’s. In 2022 Ben returned to the commercial vessel industry to move back into operating luxury yachts. Ben’s passion is extended coastal cruising sharing the moments of beauty Australia presents. His hobbies are scuba diving, free diving, All types of fishing and building boats.

“I believe everyone should take the opportunity to witness those little moments of joy in life, cruising this vast country’s coastal waters really seems to bring people together, over the last 17 years I have experienced some amazing things whilst embarking on my seafaring career and it’s those moments I wish to share with our future clients, there is nothing better than smooth sailing into the amazing hidden gems the Australian coastline holds, every time I embark on a voyage in our region be it the Whitsundays, Kimberly’s and our local harbours I find something that draws me to thinking what an amazing country we have at our doorstep, I love that you can find hints of our remote coastline in some of the most populated harbours”

Anthony Arvanitakis

Anthony started his yachting experience in his early teens, his love and passion for vessels grew as he sailed the exotic coastal waters of the Greek islands with his family, he knew from a young age he wanted to develop his seafaring career and push further abroad. In 2015 Anthony found himself working on sydney harbour as a deck hand he quickly put the effort in to achieve opportunities to complete coastal cruising roles, where he worked his way through to Captain, Anthony has travelled the east coast of Australia and has in depth knowledge of the waters between Jervis bay and Cairns. Anthony’s hobbies are all types of fishing, Scuba diving and motorcycles. 

“I love my role as Captain, I continue to meet people from all walks of life, discover places of interest and operate sensational pieces of machinery around this amazing coastline, One World is my latest passion and I’m loving it, I believe guest safety and experience is key, I look forward to meeting everyone who steps on Oneworld for the experience of a lifetime”

Rebecca Keighley

Having grown up in Yorkshire in a small country town Becs childhood was heavily spent outdoors enjoying the countryside, houseboats on the canal or visiting her father in Menorca.

Bec moved to Australia at the age of 17 and quickly adapted to life surrounded by the water and the ocean. Bec started her yachting journey as a stewardess and travelled throughout Europe and Australia. Bec also completed her degree in event and wedding management and hospitality & hotel operations.

After having her twin boys Bec has remained mostly in Sydneys lower North shore, taking a 5 year time out from the yachting demands, Bec submerged herself in the Australian hospitality world working for renowned fine dining venues as an event manager whilst watching her children grow.

Been back in the yachting industry in Sydney Harbour for the last several years as both a chief stewardess and charter manager across some of Australia’s leading vessels, Bec brings her love, passion and experience of yachting and high end service to Oneworld. Bec said being able to bring ideas and celebrations together to create long lasting memorable experiences and memories is her favourite part of yachting, creating so much happiness for guests brings so much joy.

They are a family that loves the ocean and everything yachting. If her partner isn’t in a yacht engine room or watching our now 15 year old twins sailing at Balmoral or watching games of soccer – go Mosman Corvettes…. You can find us exploring, be it beaches, waterfalls or new eateries, we will be somewhere close to the ocean with a taco and margarita in hand.

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