Our Team

Our Team

Leigh
Owner & Captain
Leigh has pursued a lifelong passion for historic ships. He volunteered in the restoration of the sailing ship Polly Woodside, managed the steam tug Wattle for 18 years and rescued The Victoria Star from a bleak future in 1998. Still very much hands-on, Leigh can be found on most days scrubbing the decks or putting a fresh coat of paint on The Victoria Star.
Diego Moreno
Administration, Events and Marketing Manager

Diego Moreno is a creative events manager, who is passionate about turning inspiring ideas into reality. He holds a diploma of Events Management at William Angliss Institute and has over 15 years of experience creating and managing events.Most known for organizing boat cruises and promoting live music events, he is constantly empowering and connecting creative minds through meaningful memories and sustainable events. A curious, positive and motivated events professional, Diego currently manages the Victoria Star Cruises where he is responsible for an average of 170 events per year. Originally from Brazil and based in Australia for over 10 years, Diego has been organising events for most occasions as well as worked with restaurants, bars, venues, and bands and collaborated with major events and festivals such as the Byron Bay Blues & Roots Festival, Burning Seed, Australia Formula 1 GP, Rainbow Serpent, Australian Open and many more.For more detailed information, feel free to connect to his LINKEDIN account.

Nathan
Handcrafted Catering
One half of Handcrafted Catering, Nathan is an expert in providing Victoria Star guests with superb food. Creating every delectable morsel from scratch, each bite you take is loaded with flavour and will be sure to satisfy. He can tailor his menu to suit any taste, dietary requirement and budget. Look no further for an excellent catering experience! www.handcraftedcatering.com.au
Steve
DJ and Master of Ceremonies
Professional, fun-loving, reliable, Steve is a full-time DJ with over 16 years of experience. He is our go-to-guy when organizing a dance floor for a Christmas party or providing excellent MC services for a wedding. No matter what occasion, Steve will have your cruise covered! http://www.mmmusic.com.au
Tracey
Balwyn Events
Tracey has operated her family owned wedding event hire company since 2000. She will work directly with our clients providing excellent wedding decorations and catering to their every need. We can’t imagine The Victoria Star looking much better, but somehow Tracey continues to amaze us time after time! https://www.balwynevents.com.au
Lynton
Celebrant
A fully qualified celebrant since 1996, Lynton is the gold standard. Couples describe him as organised, helpful, passionate, engaging, supportive, patient and a clear and confident speaker. There is no better when it comes to conducting weddings on The Victoria Star. http://weddexel.com/
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