Glenn Howell, captain of the Rocketeer, grew up in San Juan, Puerto Rico and has sailed extensively throughout the Caribbean. He’s been sailing since age 7, having raced, cruised, voyaged, taught, and coached sailing for many years. He led a business career which included at various times manufacturing, management consulting, real estate development and investment, and internet based retailing. He now splits his time between entertaining guests onboard Rocketeer, pursuing his remaining business interests, and working toward a simpler life. Glenn has a USCG 100 ton masters license with sailing endorsement.
Grassa’s warmth and energy are greatly appreciated by guests on board Rocketeer. She loves to cook, and recently received an award for her main course entry at the Charter Yacht Society culinary competition and another prize for appetizer at the St Thomas yacht show. She was born and educated in Brazil, but has lived in Germany, Switzerland, Africa, and the US. She is fluent in Portuguese, English, German, and French. Grassa owned and operated a successful fitness studio and a beauty clinic in Brazil for many years. She is an accomplished yoga instructor and worked as a massage and beauty therapist at Grans Montana Hotel Spa in Switzerland. She holds master and skipper licenses from the Brazilian Maritime Authority, and has an STCW emergency training certificate.