We are a family crew spanning three generations, with a mission to sail the world as slow as possible.
Learn more about how we boat-school at homeschooling on Ad Astra.
Admiral: Kaiwen Bethke
- Game Producer, Localization, Customer Service and Marketing
- Travel Guru
- all around awesome sauce!
Rear Admiral: Sue Quei Lin
- Iron Chef
Navigator: Max Bethke
- Python, C++, HTML, CSS
- Digital Artist
- Spaghetti Consierge
- 13 years old
First Mate: Kyle Bethke
- Python, Game Design
- 16 years old
Captain: Erik Bethke
- United States Coast Guard 100ton Master
- TDI/SDI Instructor, Divemaster & Technical Diver
- 20+ Years in the Game Industry - from software engineer to founder of Taldren, GoPets and Bee Cave Games
After 20+ years of experience creating games and leading teams (Starfleet Commannd, GoPets, FarmVille, MafiaWars and Bee Cave Games), Erik needed do some deep time with his family.
No better way to reconnect with your family, than sailing around the world as slow as possible!
The Bethkes have been sailing Ad Astra around the Caribbean for the last two years.