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Laurel’s Matt Dolby takes skills to Caribbean

Former Cultured Pearl sushi chef Matt Dolby is living the proverbial dream.

He’s sailing the Caribbean on a catamaran, working as a chef.

“Me and the captain, we take people all around the southern Caribbean. Most of the time St. Vincent and the Grenadines, but we go all the way to St. Lucia, Martinique,” the 33-year-old said.

Dolby, a Laurel native and Sussex Tech grad, is working for Caribbean Kite Cruise, which provides kiteboarding tours in the Caribbean. Each cruise lasts a week to 10 days for six to eight guests, most of which are European. Dolby’s job is to provide three meals a day using fresh and local ingredients.

Naturally, that means fishing.

“Every single day I’m catching fish off the back of the boat,” he…

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