Operating in the East Mediterranean and the West Mediterranean
Deck at night
Deck while sailing
Upper saloon and wheelhouse
Twin guests cabin (convertible)
Jan 2016 – now: Skipper on MARGARET ANN
Dec 2015: Bosun, SY Rainbow JH2
Nov 2014 - June 2015: Boat captain, SY Tonnerre Ker 51
Oct 2012 - 2014: Boat captain, SY Tonnerre ker 46
2012: Boat captain, SY Dralion, Ker 53
2011: Caribbean Season: Boat captain, SY Tonnerre, Ker 46
2010 & 2011: Boat captain, SY Pleomax, Volvo 60
2008 & 2009: Boat captain, SY Seawolf, GP42
Bachelor Law school (University Gent) Master Nautical science (University Antwerp) RYA Yacht Master offshore 200T endorsed
Over 150.000 miles
10 times National Champion
3rd World championship, Swan 45
4 times Fastnet race
Rorc boat of the year 2010
8 weeks training with Dutch Olympic match racing team Transatlantic monohull record Cabo Verde - Barbados
Languages: Dutch - Native English - Fluent French – Working
Personal: 36 years / 1.81m / 74 kilo
Hobby ’s: mtb, running, kite,...
Clean driving license A, B, BE, no tattoo’s, non smoker
Adam is uniquely qualified in that he not only has extensive prior experience as a Charter Captain, he is also an accomplished Chef (see his Sample Menus) and a highly qualified Engineer (see qualifications).
• B.Tech Degree in Mechanical Engineering
• Professional Chef Diploma
• Yachtmaster Offshore Commercially Endorsed
• VHFSSRC • GMDSS Long Range Radio • STCW-95 / ENG1
S/Y MARGARET ANN, 2015:
Role: Chef - Captain • Area: Malta - Sicily • Rave Reviews from Repeat Clients!
S/Y OYSTER REACH, 2012/13: Role: Captain • Area: Atlantic - Med
S/Y BARE NECESSITIES, 2009+:
Mate • Captain on Rotation • Chef • ITV programme Britain from the Sea
English (native), French (fluent)
Favorite Cruising Area
The Greek Islands
Be ready to do anyone else’s job ‘just in case’
Seven years professional experience as a 1st Mate and Skipper/Engineer on a variety of monohull and catamaran sailing yachts around the world. A qualified Yachtmaster Offshore, commercially endorsed, STCW certified and with over 10000nm experience.
Good technical background with an MCA AEC certificate, Master’s in Engineering from Oxford University, and yacht maintenance experience.
MCA Yachtmaster Offshore (Sail)
RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Theory
MCA Approved Engine Course STCW 95 Basic Training STCW PSA
ENG 1 medical
RYA Powerboat Level 2
RYA/MCA Sea Survival
DSC VHF Short Range Certificate
Food Hygiene Level 2
I come from a very physical based working background having previously worked in construction. Daily tasks involved brick laying, paving, using hand and power tools, lorry and digger driving in and around the working yard, as well as performing managerial roles on site. Additionally, I studied creative media at college and can video and photo edit.
As of late I have 5 years’ experience as a Property Professional. In these roles, I have developed excellent leadership, customer service and communication skills. I am confident working under pressure within a team as well as using my own initiative. I am eager to learn and expand on my knowledge and skill set.
I am a hardworking, ambitious and highly motivated individual with the ability to think laterally. I am a very positive character with an easy-going personality and a “can do” attitude.
STCW Basic Safety Training (Expires July 2025)
Proficiency in designated security duties (PDSD)
ENG1 (Expiry 10/07/2022)
RYA Powerboat Level 2
RYA Personal Watercraft Certificate of Proficiency PWC RYA VHF Radio
RYA Diesel Engine Course
Driving License – Full UK
Hobbies and Interests
Music is a passion of mine. I have played guitar, drums and enjoyed singing from a young age and I hope to continue to develop my skills going forward and perhaps learn some new instruments.