Owners & Crew - Kristian & Marianne

Experience, Experience & More Experience

We are Kristian & Marianne, and this is our business. We are Danish citizens and have been sailing together for over 30 years.  Marianne holds an International Yacht Master 3rd Degree license and Kristian holds an International Yacht Master 1st Degree license.  We designed and built two larger sailboats from scratch and we've sailed the Baltic Sea, the North Sea, the English Channel, the Mediterranean, the Pacific Ocean & the Carribean.  In fact, we sailed across the Atlantic Ocean twice, once in a boat that we built.  We have chartered boats for customers like you for 27 years in the Bahamas, Central America, and the Virgin Islands where we have been for the past 22 years.

We understand customer service and care about your catamaran vacation experience in a way that larger companies and younger crews simply cannot.  Our extensive experience with boats and chartering will give you a greater peace of mind and allow you to more fully relax and enjoy your vacation.

You are the best host’s we have ever had! Every little thing you did made us feel at home and pampered at the same time. You took us to the most wonderful spots for snorkeling and enjoying the views. We love your boat and the two of you! The food was fantastic! Thank you so much!

Kathy and Jeff

This is difficult to put into words just how unique our time has been on Breanker and with the two of you. Your patience, obvious experience and talent on deck and in the kitchen, and your infectious smiles are unparalleled. I can only say thank you for sharing part of your lives with us. People are truly blessed to have spent time with the two of you. We share that blessing.


Safety from In-Depth Knowledge

We designed and built our first sailing yacht, a traditional 68' Baltic Trader, Nana, in Denmark in the seventies and set off in 1983 on a four-year cruise in the Mediterranean and the Caribbean. We sold Nana and we started the project of designing and building Casador, a luxurious 68' aluminum sloop which became the cover of Cruising World in Feburary 2003 shown in the picture here.  We chartered Casador for many years, giving us a unique perspective on exactly what makes a boat great for customers.

We used that knowledge to completely retrofit Breanker for your pleasure and safety.  We know our boat to a level of detail that many charter captains will never understand.

Thank you both for a wonderful week – We are speechless!!!

I am so glad we went with you for our charter! You made the trip so easy for us but we know the two of you worked so very hard. Your experience shows and we had complete confidence in your knowledge, skill and judgment. You made us feel safe and took excellent care of our young children – our most valuable treasures!

Nilesh, Monica, Rekha, Keegan and Maya

More Guest Comments About Us...

Marianne and Kristian. Thank you for a fabulous week. We enjoyed being with you both on your lovely boat, and loved the beautiful destinations you took us too. The food was spectacular, and thank you for attending to our every whim in such a gracious manner. We greatly appreciate the dolphin show you put on for us! We hope to see you again soon.

Rachel, May, Paul and Andree.

Rachel, May, Paul and Andree

Thank you for a great trip and thank you for taking us tubing. The food was great especially the pancakes, tuna, salmon and Key lime pie. I had a fun time sailing and exploring the island and water. Please visit us in NC.

Mange tak, Ana, 12 years


Kristian and Marianne – What a delightful surprise to encounter the two of you! From day one, you welcomed us in to your life, treated us with the outmost care, tolerated all our fobies and idiosyncrasies with patience and kindness, and made us all feel like family.  

You showed us how the islands have changed from the hurricanes and at the same time and at the same time showed us the human side of a natural disaster, as well as economic, botanical, geographical and oceanographic effects. What an education! More people needs to come down here, not to exploit, but to understand how we can all do our part as human beings helping human beings.

All I can say about the food is YUM!! The garlic dipping sauce, pancakes the size of your head, beautiful salads and mysterious smoothies – WOW! Every meal was a treat! Most of all you feel like family to me, and I thank you so much for that.

Much love and we will all be seeing you soon.

Tusind tak! Calli


This trip was amazing I loved everything about it. I loved seeing the sea turtles and dolphins. I especially want to thank Kristian and Marianne for making this trip what it is. Without you I would not know what to do. You brought this trip to life.

Tusind tak, Gage 12 years old.


AHH this trip was nothing short of AMAZING! Yup and I meant it. Fucking amazing! And it feels good to say the “A” word! Thank you both for being you! So genuine, so sweet, so real so comfortable and easy to love. You made this trip feel like home…But better, HA! I know we will keep in touch, Marianne, I will be in contact on Face Book with pictures and smiley faces! You guys are such special people. I won’t forget you and hold a very special spot in my heart and memory. (Kristian, you make fantastic drinks!)

Xoxo! I will miss you. Hope to see you in person again!

Love Ya! Leslie


Kristian and Marianne, Thank you for allowing us in to your home. What an incredible trip with the best hosts. I loved all the stops and the islands in between lively and remote – it was so much fun to spend the week with such seasoned professionals. I really appreciated the food, thank you for preparing such melting delicious meals. I hope we can cross paths again someday.

Much love Amy



Marianne and Kristian – I knew that spending time island hopping would be an incredible experience. But I did not even consider what a difference the crew would make. I had planned surrendering myself to the rhythm of the water, the tempo and the island life, but you two made the experience of fully letting go transformational. Because you know the area so well and are tapped into the energy, every place you took us and every time we arrived, were perfect. I absolutely trusted having your directions and guidance. You have the ocean, the wind and boat in your bones and that makes you the perfect hosts – not just of your home but also of the entire experience. I was truly taken to another place – I can’t thank you enough for inviting us in and taking us there.

Your good friend, Neil


Thank you so much for another vacation on the Breanker. As always the sites were beautiful, the food was delicious and the hosts were wonderful. Life on the Breanker is always perfect.

Thank you again, Kamran


Another time and still the same charm. Can’t wait to hear how Kia likes Copenhagen and Møn. Always a pleasure talking to you and Kristian.

Love, Cyrus


#4 but we have so much fun each time it seams like#50 JOur time with you guys is always incredible – we will keep coming back year after year! And hopefully we will see you in Denmark too!!