We asked Captain David Clarke of Laurel: What’s the most curious request you have had from a guest? “A group of lady guests once requested that the deck crew dress…

Find out more about Captain Ben Duxbury, of Selene, whose previous vessels include Lutine, Braveheart of Sark, Marilee, Andromeda la Dea, Lady Lauren and Felicita West.

"My most curious request? When a film-star guest signalled me to push his huge Armani-clad bodyguard into the water..."