Philippe is a round the world racing yachtsman and past winner of the Rolex Fastnet Race with over 200,000 miles of sailing and racing experience in all corners of the globe. At just 24 years of age Philippe had circumnavigated the globe as a crew member and photographer aboard 3Com in the BT Global Challenge, in what was recognised as the World’s toughest amateur yacht race.

Since then Philippe has been winning major races and regatta’s at many of the worlds premier events. Holding an RYA Ocean Examiners certificate, Philippe has one of the highest sailing qualifications available and has been building hugely successful racing teams for the past fifteen years.

Travelling the world with his work and with a constant quest to indulge his love for experiencing new cultures and adventures, Philippe has witnessed many of the natural wonders of our planet.  With a deep rooted passion for the oceans Philippe constantly strives to share his experiences with the rest of the world, by combining his talents in photography and writing, to inspire others both in sport and world travels.

In a previous role as a founding director of the UK’s most successful yacht race training company, with roles in media and business development, the highlight of Philippe’s career was winning the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s “Yacht of the Year” award with his Visit Malta Puma race team.