Sailing History

Work History

Manager and Joint Owner

2002 - Present
Island Dreams Yacht Services Inc., Camper & Nicholson Port Louis Marina, Grenada, West Indies

Island Dreams Yacht Services Inc. specialises in maintenance and care of yachts (sail and power) generally between 15-25 metres in length.

In the course of my work I have sailed (as Captain), hauled and launched many different vessels in the Caribbean, primarily in Grenada and The Grenadines. These include: Hylas 54 and 56; Oyster 46, 56, 62, 66, 82; Swan 43, 57 and 61; Lagoon 50 and 620; Privilege 615. Generally these have been short trips either delivery to/from the boat yard (say 5-10 miles) and test sails for maintenance purposes.

Captain

2002 - Present
Vacation Sailing in the Caribbean

Most years from 2002 I have sailed the Grenadines for two weeks at a time - typically from Grenada to St. Vincent, with my family, on a number of bareboat catamarans - 40' -57'

Charter Captain

1999 - 2001
The Moorings, Marigot Bay, St. Lucia, West Indies

Together with my wife, Anita, we ran charters on a Jeanneau 50' and Leopard 47' catamaran. Typically we carried 6 guests and sailed from St. Lucia to Grenada over the course of a week.

Owner/Captain 31' sloop

1998 - 1999

Together with my wife, sailed from Fowey UK to Barbados, and subsequently from Trinidad to Antigua, by way of Spain, Portugal, Morocco, Canary Islands, Cape Verde Islands

Owner/Captain 31' sloop

1995 - 1995

Sailed singlehanded from Benelmadena, Southern Spain, to Falmouth UK

Education

Education

Fowey Sailing School, Fowey, Cornwall, UK

1995 - 1995
RYA Yachmaster course

Certifications

Certifications

RYA Offshore Yachtmaster and Ocean Yachtmaster (Theory)

1995 - 1995
RYA