meet the crew 

Marcus Bohm – Yahman 



Marcus, better known as Yahman among the locals, is a passionate waterman. Yahman is the founder of Master of the Ocean, the ultimate watersports competition on earth.

Alberto A.K.A. Chulo

Surf Instructor


"Chulo", one of our excellent surf instructors started surfing at 321 Takeoff 17 years ago and is one of the most experienced surfers of Playa Encuentro. He is also a stand up paddle and kite instructor. 


Junior Surf Instructor


Jeison, is a 21 years old Surf and Kite instructor. He started surfing when he was 10 in Playa Encuentro and at age 12 he also started to ride kite. 

Juan and Agus

Camp Managers

This amazing power couple decided to leave their life as mechanical engineers in Buenos Aires to live a surfer's life in our Caribbean paradise. Both are also kite instructors, deeply love the ocean and their two gorgeous labradors, Thelma and Soler.


Luis José Céspedes

Surf Instructor


Luis José, started surfing since he was a child on the Encuentro beach by the hand of 321 Takeoff, over the years he became an experienced surfer and joined the team at the school. 



Yuleisy is our secretary and receptionist. She comes from a family of professional kitesurfers and international champions. Now, she is linking more deeply with surfing.

school of riding waves

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Photos by: Tony Roberts, Ramón Pérez Bruno and Adan de Miguel

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