The Team

Ship Location

NE Pacific Ocean

Pavel Chubar

Photo of Pavel Chubar
Captain

Where are you from?

Difficult to say: I was born in Ukraine, graduated from AMSA, the best Marine Academy in Russia, then lived in St. Petersburg for 19 years. Now I live in Ireland where I moved when beginning to work on research ships.

What languages do you speak?

Ukrainian, Russian, English with an Irish accent, and a little bit of Spanish and German.

How long have you sailed on E/V Nautilus?

For the last 7 years.

What are your roles and responsibilities aboard E/V Nautilus?

I am doing all kinds of things on board, mainly connected with safety, security and crew well being. I am Captain, MASTER of the Ship and second after God on board the most famous exploration ship.

What other jobs led to your current career?

Being Captain is only my job, which I like from the bottom of my heart.

What are your hobbies?

Ships, sports, diving, traveling and poetry.