Kenneth Hoiem

Professional Yacht Delivery Captain

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, totaling some 280,000NM. Some of the cossings include Cape Town to Tahiti, Ireland to Australia, China to the Seychelles, Cape Town to Australia through the Southern, Cape Town to Hong Kong and more recently Seattle to Brisbane and Tahiti to Panama via Easter Island.

Kenneth lives in  Colorado and when he is not sailing he works on Vail Ski Patrol. He provides medical assistance to injured guests, avalanche control work with explosives and lift evacuation procedures and training.




Yacht Master Offshore; Cape Town,2000
STCW95; Cape Town, 2008
Diesel Engine Maintenance; Cape Town, 2004
Skipper of the Year Award (Steward Marine); Cape Town, 2007
Scuba Diving License; Israel, 1983 Ski Instructor Level 2
2008 Outdoor Emergency Care qualified (OEC First Aid); Vail,


BA Hons, Political Science, University of London, 1993




2019     Saona 47 – Guadeloupe to Houston, TX.

2019     Saba 50 – Guadeloupe to Fort Lauderdale, FL.

2018     Balance 526 – St. Frances, S.A. to Malta

2017     Najad 570 – Pape’ete, French Polynesia to St. Lucia

2017     Lagoon 42 – Fort Lauderdale to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

2017     Fountaine Pajot 40 – BVI to Newburyport, USA.

2005     Leopard 45 – Cork, Ireland to Australia (via Suez Canal)

2005     Moorings 4300 – Cape Town to Trogir, Croatia

2004     Moorings 4300 – Cape Town to Miami

2004     Moorings 4300 – Cape Town to Tortola

2004     Moorings 4200 – Cape Town to Tortola

2004     Moorings 4200 – Cape Town to Abacos Islands, The Bahamas

2003     Moorings 4200 – Cape Town to Tortola

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