Over the past 15 years, Philippe has cruised and raced numerous yachts locally and internationally. He has run a series of successful sponsorship campaigns including WTS Energy Team (2 years), Team Carat (3 years), racing competitively on his Farr design yacht in the UAE’s top regattas. For the past year he has been running Team Gigaworks on ‘Swordfish’ in the Offshore Series in Dubai, taking line honours in the last two races.
Besides yachting, Philippe is also a keen pilot and has been flying fixed wing aircrafts since 1996 gaining a bird’s eye view of his favourite cruising grounds.
Philippe has an MBA from Strathclyde Business School in Scotland and speaks fluent English, French, Italian and Arabic.
Having both raced and cruised with friends for several years, she bought her first yacht in 2005, and has since owned a number of yachts with her partner.
Jane has lived and worked in many exciting and exotic places around the world including the Sudan, China, India and much of the Middle East.
Paul is also educated in business studies, and over the past ten years he has held the positions of Programme Manager at one of the UAE’s top vocational training centres, operations manager/editor at one of the UAE’s most established publishing houses, and is now working with Eden Yachting as the Sales and Operations Director.
Christina moved to Abu Dhabi in 2008 before relocating back to Dubai where she co-founded a reputable marine charter business, and has extensive knowledge of the country’s coastline and islands and can always create the perfect itinerary for the most discerning client.