Professional Yacht Delivery Captain
Andreas has been delivering and sailing yachts since the 1990s, completing his first transatlantic as crew on a 75ft in 1997. He has also worked in a sailing school on Lake Garda, specialising in skiff boats, while also completing a number of deliveries and trips around the world – most notably winning the Beneteau First 40.7 in the Italian regattas circuit; crewing a 60ft classic wooden yacht; and crewing a 75ft yacht around south east Asia, including Bali, Indonesia to Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Borneo, Sumatra, the Maldives, Chagos, Reunion, Seychelles, Mauritius, Comoros Islands, Papua new Guinea, and Salomon Island.
Amongst Andreas’ varied and diverse career, he has also been a partner in a wine logistics company, worked in the marketing depatrment for the IAASS, Chicago (International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety), and managed the lighting for Milan Fashion Week.
TRAINING AND CERTIFICATE
Blue Water Crew Training School, France (2010-2016)
AEC approved engine course
Yacht Master Ocean Certificates
STCW 10 and Eng 1
Italian sailing and power license until 24 meters length and no limits offshore
Marketing and International Communications, B.A.
I.E.D. University of Communications – Milan
Modern art, reading, alpine skiing, mountain biking, swimming, hiking, trekking and climbing.
Italian – Mother tongue
2018 Lagoon 450 – Les Sables d’Olonne to Smir, Morocco.
2017 60ft Wood Sailing boat – circuit Panerai yacht
2017 Catamaran 40 – La Rocheclle to La Coruna
2017 X yacht 38 – Haderslav, Denmark to Dover, UK.
2016 Cataman 40 – La Rochelle to Tortola BVI.
2016 45 for the Middle Sea Race Regatta.
2016 Crew on a Swan cup in Porto Cervo, Sardinia.
2016 40 Wooden Boat – Bocca di Magra, Tuscany to Pantelleria, Sicily.
2016 40 Catamaran Fontaine Pajot – La Rochelle to Boston, USA.
2016 60 Regatta – Lavagna, Italy to Palma for Palma Vela Regatta
2016 Dufour – Marmaris, Turkey to Lefkas Greece
2015 Bavaria 46 Vision – Palma to St Annaland, Holland.
2015 Odyssey 37 – Cherbourg, France to Malmo, Sweden.
2015 60 ft wood sailing boat – Palma Vela Regatta.
2015 60 ft – Palma to Alicante
2015 60 ft sailing boat – Palma to Formentera.
2008-14 Swan 65 – Sailing between Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Mentawai, Sulawesi, Maldives, India, Sri Lanka, Madagascar, Kenya, Mozambique, Philippines.
2006-07 Crew on a J133 for regatta on Lake Michigan.
2005 Private yacht delivery in the Indian Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Red Sea and Mediterranean.
1997 Ocean Regatta 75 yacht – Las Palmas, Canary Islands to Guadalupe, Caribbean.