Jennifer is a yachtie who’s lived her life surrounded by water - originally from Fiji, she also lived in Australia, New Zealand and the US before tying up to a permanent berth in Penang. Life before cruising involved entrepreneurial ventures in travel, pubs, and construction and she really knows how to network and get things done! Jen is passionate about marine tourism, and the cruising lifestyle, and because she is a yachtie, she understands what you are looking for when you come ashore – access to reputable services and amenities, connection to the local community, transport, provisioning, and to ensure that everything is ship shape for the next passage. Jen is very passionate about Penang and delights in helping people visiting the area discover everything that is wonderful about The Pearl of the Orient.
Jennifer maintains communications with the AHOY Penang Facebook site, and is available to answer questions.
Sharon is an organization nerd who loves to make things work well. Originally from Canada, she’s lived in France, Germany, Bermuda and Malta before, inspired by a book, she sold everything she owned - except her husband - and came to Penang. Thriving on details and the execution of big ideas, she’s managed various businesses and consultancies, always with an eye to the future. Her passion for connecting ideas and people, and creating consistency and predictability, have her pushing for outstanding results in everything she does. In her spare time, she muses about food and travel on www.giraud.com.
Sharon navigates the admin side of AHOY Penang, ensuring that the boat is floating.