Résumé Sail

Commercially Endorsed Yachtmaster Offshore

My goal is to leave behind a full time corporate career and work in the marine industry either as a charter, delivery or flotilla yacht skipper. I would  like to utilize my executive leadership skills and experience to lead crews, coach and provide yachtmaster sailing skills to clients.

PERSONAL

  • Excellent leadership qualities
  • Excellent communication and customer orientation skills
  • Ability to work in a team and independently
  • Ability to manage time and critical decision making
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Focus on results & high performance
  • Ability to resolve conflicts

EXPERIENCE

Sea Miles logged = 4436 Nm, and 196 night hours to date.

Professional Sail Training – Hamble School of Yachting.

  • Experience of tidal & non tidal sailing in the :-
    • Solent & South Coast, English Channel,
    • Northern France,
    • Southern Ionian Greece
    • Dorian Coast Turkey.
  • 4 Flotillas = 3x Southern Ionian Greece & 1x Turkey
  • Professional Yacht Delivery Azores to Portugal, Atlantic Ocean

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Offshore Yachtmaster –June 2019
  • Professional Practices & Responsibilities – June 2019
  • ENG1 – medical certificate – June 2019
  • Coastal Skipper – April 2019
  • Meteorology – April 2019
  • Radar – April 2019
  • First Aid – April 2019
  • Yachtmaster Shorebased Theory – July 2018
  • VHF/SRC Certificate – July 2017
  • Day Skipper Practical – April 2015
  • Day Skipper Shorebased Theory – March 2015
  • Competent Crew – October 2014
  • FA Football Coaching Level 2 – April 2015

CAREER

  • Global Chief Information Officer – Aimia  – 2016 -2019
  • Chief Technology Officer – Lastminute.com – 2014 -2016
  • Managing Director – DCHA Solutions  – 2014 – 2016
  • Group IT Director – New Look – 2013 – 2014
  • IT Director – ASOS.com -2009 – 2013
  • Head of Technology – Camelot 2001 – 2009
  • Technology Software Leader – Marconi 1994 – 2001
  • Professional Footballer – Aston Villa – 1993 -1994

CONTACT

PHONE: +44(0) 7968939377

EMAIL: dan@westafloat.com

WEBSITE: http://www.westafloat.com