Our Experienced Team

Stephanie KnightStephanie Knight Charter Manager 
Steph is Flagship Cruises senior charter consultant and is responsible for managing the continued success of all events aboard our fleet. Following time spent living abroad in Europe and working in hospitality, Steph moved to Sydney and joined the Flagship team in 2015. Sydney Harbour certainly has a hold on Steph now and she spends her spare time working aboard one of our vessels! Steph’s insight and expertise coupled with her hands on experience ensures clients are matched with the right boat for their needs. With her friendly bubbly nature and strong work ethic, Steph’s presence is highly valued both internally and by her clients. 

Ashleigh RandellAshleigh Randell Charter Consultant 
Often the first voice you’ll hear when calling our office, Ash combines reception duties with answering charter enquiries, managing charter reservations, and maintaining the accuracy of our boat information and data. The newest member of our team Ash is a Sydney local, but she joined Flagship Cruises in 2016 following several years spent travelling the globe and working reservations for the ski resorts of Canada.  Ash brings exceptional organisational skills to the table, her attention to detail and unique processes ensure smooth charter management from initial client enquiries right through to event dates.

Rachel Sheffield (Deegan)Rachel Sheffield Marketing Manager
Rachel is responsible for strategic planning and the development and implementation of marketing campaigns. Rachel moved to Sydney from North Coast NSW in 2007, she eventually left an IT career in 2014 and joined Flagship to combine a love of the water with her work. Rachel’s background initially saw her managing the Flagship Cruises office, but after relocating to QLD last year her focus shifted to marketing and website management. Rachel brings energy, enthusiasm, and pragmatism to the Flagship Cruises team, with a dedication and passion for business growth.

Michael DaviesMichael Davies Chief Executive Officer
Growing up on Sydney Harbour and working with boats for most of his life, Michael is a wealth of knowledge at Flagship Cruises. In addition to his ongoing experience operating Sydney’s longest running charter boat agency,  Michael has also managed and skippered his own charter yachts for decades. Along with goal setting and analysing company performance, Michael acts as a mentor to the team on everything from professionalism to knot tieing! In a continued commitment to the space we’re in, Michael spends his spare time working with professional bodies to improve the integrity of the Sydney boat charter industry as a whole.

Charter Boat Agents Association
Destination NSW
Australian Cruise Group