Insurance Policy

The extended skipper third-party liability insurance from EIS is recommended as it covers you for a host of additional scenarios that our insurance may not cover.
To find out more follow the links below;
Deposit Insurance for Chartered Yachts
Extended Skipper Third-Party Liability Insurance
Travel Cancellation Expenses Insurance for Chartered Yachts
Skipper Crew Package
Extended Skipper Third-Party Liability Insurance [Professional]

Who we are

The very essence of LAVA CHARTER

Meet the Team

Our Team could not be more different. This is not only fun, but is above all the foundation for efficiency and team spirit. You can find everything at LAVA CHARTER except strict hierarchy. Each team member introduces his or her very own strengths and individualism at its best. You will sense this close cooperation immediately.

Matthias Raschke

Business Development Manager
Matthias has spent the last 12 years in the Charter industry and was the perfect candidate to take on the role as Business Development Manager. Matthias has vast experience from other charter locations including the Baltic Sea, Holland & Mallorca. His hobby of sailing soon became his work, making his dream a reality.
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Jan Schäper

Base Manager - Lanzarote
Jan has been active in the chartering industry for more than 5 years as a skipper & team builder. The friendly inhabitants and the pleasant climate finally took him to Lanzarote, where he has been actively supporting the Lava Charter team since January 2017 as a base manager. Jan brings fresh air to the team and, together with his colleagues, pursues the same goal: to drive Lava Charter as canary experts ever further and to bring his expertise to the Canary Island market.
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Jürgen Berger

Base Manager - Tenerife
As of April, 2017, Jürgen has been Lava Charter's Base Manager on Tenerife. He comes with vast experience spending the last 9 years in the sailing sector in the Mediterranean. His favourite part about this job is the contact with guests and colleagues who have the same passion as he does. Our singing Base Manager has a lot of work to do on Lava Charter's second Base on Tenerife and he is looking forward to new challenges.
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Markus Mutter

Sales Manager
The vastness of the ocean in his blood, the silence of nature being his compass, the waves however took him to the smallest of the “Fortunate Islands” – El Hierro the old “zero meridian”. Sailing, photography, freediving and ocean conservation are the passions defining his way of life. LavaCharter’s Mission, the team and interesting new tasks then took Momo to Lanzarote in July 2016. He’s creatively working in Marketing. Inofficial job description: Experience Designer & Happiness Manger.
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Lindsay Laverty

Sales Consultant
Lindsay has been living on Lanzarote for 20 years and is passionate about ecological projects and conservation. His passion for environmental protection extends beyond most, dedicating his time to the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. Lindsay is a passionate sailor and has experience as a skipper on various types of vessels. He joined Lava Charter in 2016 and is now actively supporting the sales and marketing team. With 1o years of sailing experience around the Canaries, Lindsay is able to give you the insiders guide to the Archipelago.
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Christine Wagner

Base Assistant
As a tour guide she has discovered the world and stopped at Lanzarote to fulfill her lifetime dream of emigration. She has been living with her little familiy on this unique island for almost 15 years now. Christine is a great addition for our team as she speaks fluent spanish and english. Besides this, she is experienced in a range of customer support and office organisation. She functions as a receptionist for Lava Charter and is your very first contact for questions or any other concerns.
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Jimmy Bada

Shop Manager
Jimmy fell in love with Lanzarote on vacation, and considered it an ideal place to work and make his hobbies a daily routine. Jimmy has spent the last 7 years on the island and still enjoys the warm climate and endless sun filled days. Jimmy is the manager of the Lava Charter Nautic Shop and is the contact person for equipment and spare parts.
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