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Meet The Team

Esa Yacoob Owner of Yacoob Yachts

Esa Yacoob


Esa Yacoob is CEO and 100% shareholder of Yacoob Yachts. He has been operating charter boats since 1995, and was a founding member of the Robben Island Ferry Company. Esa served on the board of Cape Town Roots Unlimited (CTRU), and was appointed by the president of South Africa to serve on the IMC - International Marketing Council in 2010. Ambassador for black business development and entrepreneurship.

Jillian Grindley-Ferris Brand and Business Director

Jillian Grindley-Ferris

Business Director

Being a qualified attorney, Jillian has the important role of overseeing all Financial aspects of the company. She joined our organisation in the beginning of 2013 after working as the marketing and brand executive manager for the Two Oceans Aquarium for 15 years, as well as consulting for the V&A Waterfront Marketing Department thereafter.

Phirial Williams General Office and Financial Manager

Phirial Williams

General Office Manager & Financial Manager

Phirial has been a valued part of the Yacoob Yachts team for the past 12 years. She manages our charter bookings, online webticket system and financials. We appreciate her hard work and dedication!

Shamiela De Vries Customer Liaison

Shamiela De Vries

Customer Liaison

Bookings officer and liaison for tour operators, corporate charters, specialized charters and kiddies parties. Shamiela is the lady to speak to!