Young Jamaican Actor Breaks Barriers, Opens Yacht Charter Company – Creates History


Sabrina, Senior Partnership Manager at Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County and Sta’cii Blake (PRNewsfoto/Sta’cii Blake)

Sta’cii ‘StaySea’ Blake, professional Actor, Media Personality, Jamaican-born-and-raised Co-Founder and CEO of EFFECTUS-Productions LLC (, a Holding Company for a series of subsidiaries in the Entertainment Business, is pleased to announce her newest Enterprise: Island Chill Yacht Charters  – The Relaxing Excitement of the Islands-On the Chesapeake, located in the Yachting Capital,Annapolis, Maryland ( The Company rents private luxury Yachts, as well as small personal watercraft.

There are not many Black-Owned Yacht Charter Companies and no Black Female-Owned Yacht Charter Companies. This is a White Male-Dominated Industry, which explains some of the challenges faced in opening up this new Enterprise, especially as an immigrant.

According to Sta’cii Blake, “…EFFECTUS and our team have capitalized on our experience to expand into the Boat Charter Industry. The Business was created from the needs of the people to fill the gap between Bare-Boat and Tour Boat charter by giving our clients an authentic Chesapeake Bay charter experience, with the Flavor and hospitality ofJamaica on any of our crewed private yachts.  The Charters are a wonderful opportunity for Tourists and Visitors to our area to experience the diverse waters of the Chesapeake Bay with an entertaining, calm and relaxing Jamaican Atmosphere.”

About Sta’cii Blake (

Sta’cii graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Acting in 2015, and is currently studying Film and Television and Business. Recently, she has successfully completed some courses with the US COAST GUARD Auxiliary and is a Certified Boat Handle Operator. She is the Co-Founder and CEO of EFFECTUS-Productions LLC, which was started in August 2013. Its subsidiaries are:

  • Blake Visual Artistry:
  • ScreenWriting Science:
  • Island Chill MagaZeen!:
  • Now Island Chill Yacht Charters: Island Chill Yacht Charters – Captained and Crewed Luxury Motor Yacht Powerboat and Sailboat Charter Company on the Chesapeake Bay

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