Taylor Made Escapes is owned and operated by Michael and Lynda Ireland. We purchased TME in 2018 after many years of successful operaton by the Taylor family. We are committed to offering an honest, reliable and affordable luxury yachting experience to our passengers.
The TME Team
Michael manages the day to day running of Taylor Made Escapes. He is a fully-qualified Coxswain Grade 1 NC. He grew up sailing and racing in Sydney, with experience sailing Sabots, Flying 11’s, Lasers and 12’ Skiffs. More recently, Michael has had extensive experience sailing and racing on Pittwater. He has competed in sailing races such as Pittwater to Coffs Harbour Race, Airlie Beach Race Week and Hamilton Island Race Week.
Lynda is Taylor Made Escape’s Business Support, Customer Service and Marketing Manager. She has a wide range of customer service and sales experience. Lynda loves nothing more than enjoying a relaxing glass of bubbly while sailing on the magnificent Pittwater.
Bridgette has grown up on Pittwater and has been boating all her life. She has completed summer schools at the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club, weekly courses in catamaran sailing, has experience as crew racing in larger yachts and has crewed on the Young Endeavour from Sydney to Tasmania on a Tall Ship. Bridgette has also completed several commercial boating courses including attaining her Coxswains Grade 1 NC Certificate of Competency of which she has been working with for several years. Bridgette has been working for Taylor Made Escapes for 4 years and also owns several boats of her own.
Michael and Lynda’s children, Sam and Sophia, continue to support them in their exciting life as Yacht Charter Operators and are always there for IT support!
Michael and Lynda believe that family, friends and quality shared experiences are priceless, and are committed to making you feel rejuvenated, relaxed and refreshed when you step back ashore.