Born in Holland, raised in Australia, he speaks Dutch and has a seafaring ancestry dating back to 1592. A former Queenslander, he is our senior skipper and the Boss. An offshore Yachtmaster Instructor with 45 years sailing experience, 20 years of ocean racing (usually aboard the winner) and many international voyages, he’s one of Australia’s most experienced catamaran skippers. A Nature nut and the originator of all our activities, you could find him leading any of them. Customer service is his obsession, hence the “Love it or it’s free” guarantee.