Our Captains

Nic Boutteloup

Nic Boutteloup

Nicolas delivered his first boat, as crew, with Reliance 10 years ago; since then he hasn’t stopped sailing and delivering boats.

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Theophile Boutteloup

Theo completed his first delivery at the age of 19 and since then has navigated the Mediterranean, Baltic sea, North Sea, English Channel, Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic.

Pavol Cizmar

Pavol Cizmar

Pavol’s experience stretches far and wide, down the river and up the tide, from tall ships to monohulls, the Atlantic Ocean, Corinth, English and Kiel Channels.

Pascale Drapier

Pascale Drapier

Pascale has been sailing since she was nine years old. Starting with dinghies, she has now completed multiple Atlantic crossings to the USA and Caribbean, culminating in a wealth of nautical knowledge and experience.

Arnaud Dufour

Arnaud Dufour

Arnaud has more than 15 years of experience as a skipper, and has sailed extensively over the Atlantic, Mediterranean , Adriatic , Caribbean Seas.

Andreas Fechs

Andreas Fechs

Andreas built his own yacht before becoming a delivery captain; as a mechanical engineer he has extensive knowledge of yacht systems as well as a breadth of sailing knowledge. He is an experienced captain with over 85,000 nm under his belt.

Hanna Golebiewska

Hanna Golebiewska

Hannah has completed multiple Atlantic crossings from Europe to the USA and Caribbean. She has worked in the Mediterranean and instructed new owners on getting the best from their yachts.

Richard Grimm

Richard Grimm

Richard runs his own boat valet business in Southampton, but has recently returned to yacht delivery. He is a well experienced and well qualified captain with over 30,000 nautical miles to his name, covering the Mediterranean, Atlantic and Indian Oceans.

Kenneth Hoiem

Kenneth Hoiem

Kenneth is a qualified Yachtsman and Skipper, he has been sailing since 1999 and delivering sailing yachts worldwide. He has completed over 40 ocean crossings, totalling some 280,000NM.

Julia Janowska

Julia Janowska

Julia initially worked on charters as a watch officer before moving on to yacht deliveries. She is driven and hardworking, with a great attitude that is reflected in everything that she does.

Dan Kriz

Dan Kriz

Dan Kriz has over 20 years sailing experience, having worked extensively in both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, as well as the Caribbean and Mediterranean Seas.

Dylan le Roux

Dylan La Roux

Dylan has been sailing for the past 18 years, from dinghy to keel boat racing. For the last 7 years he has been delivering yachts to various destinations around the world, on motor and sailing vessels.

Lionel Lebrenn

Lionel Le Brenn

Based in France but having worked extensively in the Mediterranean and Caribbean, Lionel is equally comfortable delivering monohulls and catamarans.

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Anthony Le Feurve

Anthony has navigated multiple oceans and seas during his yacht delivery career. He combines technical competency with professionalism, safety and customer service.

Clive Lonsdale

Clive Lonsdale

Clive has a long and varied history of sailing, from dinghies in Portsmouth to fishing boats in Australia and competitive yachting around the globe. He is a conscientious captain, with an eye for detail and safety above all else.

Andy Mallion

Andy Mallion

Since 1990 Andy has completed over 200,000 nautical miles, delivering sail and power boats up to 77ft. He is one of our most experienced and hardworking captains with a longstanding relationship with Reliance.

Vic Meulemans

Vic Meulemans

Vic is an incredibly experienced captain, having logged over 120,000 nautical miles, covering the Atlantic, Mediterranean, North and Baltic Seas. He can expertly handle modern catamarans, monohulls and more heritage models.

Karl Reed

Karl Reed

Karl is based mainly in U.S. and Caribbean waters, but has sailed the Atlantic and Indian oceans multiple times. He is perhaps one of our hardest working and enterprising captains.

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Andreas Sekinger

Andreas has over 200,000 nautical miles experience on a wide variety of sailing boats up to 64ft, including monohulls and catamarans (sloop, ketch and aerorig). He combines professionalism and efficiency with a depth of technical knowledge.

Ludo

Ludovico Seno

Ludo is an accomplished captain. He is based in the Mediteraanean but has experienced stretches across the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. He is equally skilled at sailing catamarans and monohulls.

Justin Silbernagel

Justin Silbernagel

Justin is based in the U.S., delivering catamarans and monohulls up and down the east coast and Caribbean. Starting on yachts as an engineer, Justin is a knowledgeable and capable captain.

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Paul Woodcock (Woody)

Woody has been sailing for over 25 years, covering the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific oceans, Mediterranean, Caribbean and Baltic seas. He combines his friendly demeanor with extensive knowledge and professionalism.

Marc Wroblewski

Marc Wroblewski

Marc is one of our most experienced captains with about 250,000 nm logged. For the past 25 years he has been regularly traversing the Mediterranean, English Channel, Caribbean Seas and the Atlantic Ocean.

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