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Experience the Simplicity: How Floatist Redefines Charter Company Operations

Floatist is not just a fleet management tool; it's a game-changer that unites all your essential information, people, and tools under one roof, revolutionizing the way you run your business. Elevate your customers' experiences and empower your staff, making their lives easier, charter after charter. This is the tool the entire yacht charter industry has been yearning for, and it's finally here to transform your operations like never before.

Our story

At Floatist, we understand the intricate challenges faced by yacht charter companies in managing their operations because we've experienced them as skippers first hand. As sailors by heart, and software engineers by trade, we combined our unique skillset to provide you with a comprehensive fleet and charter operations management platform that serves as your right hand, every step of the way.

Our mission is to make your work as a charter company easier by addressing the frustrations and inefficiencies that arise in the day to day operations. We know the frustrations of vital information getting lost in a sea of email chains and miscommunications on busy check-in days. That's why Floatist is here to streamline your operations and empower you to navigate the complexities of your business with confidence.

With Floatist, you gain access to a powerful platform with features and tools that drive efficiency and enhance communication. From effective collaboration among your teams to seamless maintenance tracking, we ensure that no task is overlooked, reducing the risk of unexpected breakdowns and keeping your fleet in optimal condition.

Additionally, we recognize that delivering an exceptional customer experience is at the heart of a successful charter business. Floatist empowers you to deliver seamless check-ins, provide comprehensive information on yacht equipment, and offer troubleshooting support to your charter guests.

Experience the power of Floatist and navigate the waters of success with confidence. Let us be your partner in achieving operational excellence in the yacht charter industry.

Floatist team

Our team


Cindy Allis

Co-founder / CEO

Cindy is from the Netherlands but living in sunny countries around the Med. She studied in Amsterdam where she obtained a Masters in Artificial Intelligence.

She started sailing at a young age, and through university she worked as a skipper on sailing yachts, where she experienced many of the inefficiencies in the yacht charter industry first hand.

Besides sailing she is passionate about cycling, hiking and trail running, and when she is not working you will most likely find her in the mountains with her bicycle!

With her skills as software engineer, her 5+ years of experience as a skipper and her vision for Floatist she set out to solve the many challenges yacht charter operators face on a day to day basis.


Albert Yera Gomez

Co-founder / CTO

Albert has a Masters in both Telecommunication and Distributed Systems. He has 10 years of professional experience in Software Development, and he loves solving complex problems and turning them into simple solutions.

He currently lives in The Netherlands together with his wife and daughter, where he likes to spend his time walking in the forest, dancing Lindy Hop and playing padel.

Albert is excited about filling a gap in the market by providing a cutting edge tool that will greatly help and improve the yacht charter industry.


Bartosz Nowotny

Senior backend engineer

Bartosz is born and raised in Poznan, Poland. He is happily married, and the father of 2 cats.

He has over 10 years of professional experience as a software engineer, and has always been driven by solving complex problems.

In his free time Bartosz loves being outdoors and to travel off the beaten path in remote regions of the world, ideally around the ocean, where he loves to scuba and free dive.

Fun fact about Bartosz: he recently got his skipper license and is currently working to further develop his experience and skills as a sailor!


Cesare Marchesan

Sales Manager

Cesare is originally from Italy, but went to school in the UK and currently lives in Portugal with his wife and cat.

With 10+ years in sales, Cesare has worked in the luxury real estate market, and an energy/tech startup just to name a few. He's very excited about what an industry disruptor Floatist is already turning out to be.

Combining a passion for the open ocean and his experience into one, known for his friendly approach and 'outside the box' thinking, he's here to help your charter business make the most of what Floatist has to offer.

When he's not working you'll find Cesare kitesurfing, playing Rugby, and trying new foods.


Rebecca Florissi

Sales and Customer Success Operations

Rebecca has a BA in Event Management and has over 6 years of experience working in operations and commercial in the yachting industry. She is passionate about the potential for improvement within the chartering operations, and strives to make an impact with Floatist.

Originally from Portugal, Rebecca currently lives in London, where she enjoys walks by the river and is studying towards completing her Yachtmaster license.


Bahaa Zidan

Senior frontend engineer

Bahaa lives in Alexandria in Egypt, and is our Floatist frontend star who has over 5 years of web development experience. He is very passionate about the Javascript ecosystem and he enjoys tackling large scale engineering problems.

On the weekends he enjoys exploring the outdoors and going hiking in the mountains with friends and family. If he is not hiking you can find him in the swimming pool where he loves to get his laps in on a Saturday morning!


Dawid Adamski

Backend Engineer

Dawid is a self-taught software engineer with a background in tourism and real estate. He lives in Cracow, Poland, and in his free time he enjoys hiking with his dog and kickboxing.

Dawid loves learning new things and challenging the status quo, which is why he enjoys working at Floatist, in a small team where every opinion matters.