Erigardo Mancilla

Erigardo was born in Punta Arenas, Chile, and was raised in a Patagonian lifestyle. After completing his studies at INACAP Technologic University, he obtained his degree in Tourism Administration.

He began as a fly-fishing guide across Patagonia, mainly Torres del Paine and Tierra del Fuego Chile, supporting the science at “Chile’s first marine area,” Francisco Colane Marine Park.

Inspired by sea and nature, he loves sailing, photography, and snow and has been a Chilean national ski patrol member since 2005.

From the beginning of 2010 to the present, he became a professional in the Maritime Port Area, Ship Management, Operations, and Logistics, working at Ultranav group Humboldt and Ultramar as a port agent. Today he has over 11 years of experience in the field.

Since March 2022, Erigardo has joined a new position with Antarctica21 family as Ship Operations Manager in Punta Arenas, overseeing the coordination of Vessel Managers, Port Operations, and general support for our boutique cruise ships and the company.