Monique Lamb began her career on the Belize Aggressor III® dive yacht as a dive master, but she will soon take the helm piloting the 18-passenger, 110-foot motor vessel on the Caribbean Sea. Lamb recently earner her Master of Yachts 200-ton Power certification from International Yacht Training in Florida, making her the first female Belize Aggressor captain in the operation’s 36-year history. She joins the ranks of many female Aggressor Adventures® yacht captains worldwide.
“This is a very proud moment for me, my son, my family, my friends and my country, Belize! The way I feel is indescribable. I am so honoured to create a path for other females in Belize.”
“My father, who piloted passenger ships in Belize, would refer to me his ‘pirate princess,’ but now he calls me ‘Captain!’”
Lamb graduated from the University of Belize with a degree in Marine Biology. Her career began as a scuba diver restoring coral reefs with the Wildlife Conservation Society and Environmental Research Institute. In 2014, she joined the staff of the Belize Aggressor III® as a dive guide. Through hard work and long nights of study, she completed her International Yacht Training courses.