Born and raised on the Gold Coast of Australia, deckhand Ben Willoughby is a self-described “ocean child at heart.” Inspired by a childhood friend’s yachtie lifestyle, Ben first took to the high seas in 2020 when he joined a mega yacht crew in France. Combining his passion for fitness with his love of the water, Ben has worked as both a deckhand and personal trainer on yachts for the past three years. A
social guy who firmly believes “a Pina Colada is always a good decision,” Ben is eager to bring the party onboard. This thrill-seeking Aussie is determined to stand out on the deck of the St. David.