Meet The Crew

captain Ifan S/Y Lamima

Ifan received his Captain’s license in 2002 and since then he has been leading some of the most famous Indonesian sailing boats all over South East Asia. He has a wealth of local experience and is able to lead with confidence. He is very knowledgeable with Raja Ampat , Komodo, Flores and Moluccas.

Chief Officer

With experience of working on commercial and tourist boats all over Indonesia Agus is a born leader to oversee a high standard of safety on board Lamima. He takes pride in overseeing maintenance while off charter and has a wealth of knowledge in vessel management.

Second Officer

Musry is from “Ara”, this is the mecca for traditional boat building in Indonesia. He worked in Borneo and Sulawesi for 15 years building several boats. He spent the last twelve years as a seaman on traditional sailing boats. Musry is a very experienced and respected seaman and carpenter.

First Deckhand

Khiat is from Papua, he used to work as a dive master on sailing boats before then went into boat building and joined Lamima during the build in Sulawesi. Khiat is a very energetic and wise person not to mention a fantastic singer.

Second Deckhand

Rizky is the cadet of the crew, he started working at sea 4 years ago and is already the best driver for the tenders. Rizky is a very energetic and enthusiastic person. He is the sunshine of the boat and meeting him will bring a smile to your face.

Third Deckhand

Bambang comes from Eastern Java, where woodworking is a common skill. He used to be a marine carpenter in Bali and joined Lamima this year. Bambang ensures a traditional and strong build of all things wooden. He is also known as the 008 superseding 007 in strength and courage.

Chief Engineer

Pugoh is from East Java. He has been sailing on commercial ships since 1999 the last few years is has been on Yachts. He is very knowledgeable and hold a chief engineer unlimited ticket.
Pugoh is able to fix any problem which might arise thanks to his long experience, this is very handy specially in remote places.

First Engineer

Solikhin is a young engineer very enthusiastic and hard worker, he is also a good team worker and very organised.

Second Engineer

Noor is a young and knowledgeable engineer, he was previously working on cargo ships in Kalimatan and learn a lot about maintenance in the merchant marine. Noor is very happy with his new job and has a very good team spirit .

Head Chef

Rakhmat is really passionate about cooking. He has been the Head Chef in leading restaurants in Indonesia and Singapore as well as Sous Chef on cruise liners. With a very good knowledge of International and Asian cuisine Rakhmat enjoys fusing both together creating his own culinary

Assistant Chef

Roni is from Jogjakarta and loves to experience new dishes. He has a wide scope of international recipes from Japanese to Italian and of course Indonesian and is master of making sambal. You can see that Roni cooks to make people happy and makes sure customers get what they want. With work experience in restaurants and on sailing boats he has picked up how to entertain by singing too.

Roy Chief steward on Lamima
Chief Steward

Roy is from central Java and graduated from high school in Sleman. He has spent his career in restaurants as a waiter and during the two previous to Lamima was employed on cruise ships as a bar attendant. Roy is a very enthusiastic person and has a good eye for details and quality customer service.


Dhani has a solid hospitality background. Graduating from Medan high school and he endeavored to work in Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia in Meridian, Mariott and Andaman Hotels. Dhani is very lively and has a good sense of humor.

Steward 3

Irwan has a background of customer service in highsend hotels, restaurants and bars in Yogyakarta. He is popular on board amongst guests for his mocktail creations with a particular highlight being Bajigor

beautiful dive in Raja Ampat
Dive instructor

Ali has been involved in diving all over South East Asia for the last 15 years and knows all of cruising paths plus exploratory avenues. Ali work previously with our Captain in an 12 months voyage to explore all Indonesia best dive spots on a expedition boat. Ali has a contagious smile and is very enthusiastic. He has the knowledge to ensure that you have the best dive experience for your level wherever you are.

wawan dive instructor
Dive Instructor

Arif Setyawan (Wawan) is only 29 years old but already very experienced as dive instructor. He’s been diving in eastern Indonesia for the past 13 years and have extensive local knowledge. He is enthusiastic and will always bring you to the best dive sites in the area. Wawan is also passionate about traditional Indonesian culture and will be your guide when ever you will chose to go for an excursion or visit of a village.

Second Masseuse

Koko is from Bali and got the same training as Yani. She has worked on cruise lines for 3 years and was lately was hired by the Ritz Carlton in Bali. Koko practices yoga most mornings during sunrise and sunset.

First Masseuse

Yani has been trained in the renowned massage school of “Bali Chytra International” and has been working in resorts as a therapist for the last 8 years. She has a lovely personality and is always smiling. Yani is very fit and will also be happy to teach yoga to any willing customer.

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