Pirate Monkey: Braca Tai, born October 2011, started cruising at five months and has spent the majority of his nine years on the sea. He has transited three oceans, crossed the equator five times and has sailed over 35,000 miles onboard Atea. He is now a speedy dinghy driver, a great night watch companion, a dragon slayer and the most imaginative boy you’ll meet. Don’t offer to challenge him to a lego competition; you are sure to be beat.

Click here for a short video introduction to Braca’s daring feats of bravery and survival against unfortunate circumstance.