Instructors

Cameron has been sailing for over 40 years in many parts of the world.  An avid offshore and ocean racer who specialises in the Navigator’s role with in depth knowledge of race software like Expedition and race weather and route optimisation.  A Chartered Engineer (CEng) qualified in mechanical, electronic, aeronautical engineering and with a Masters Degree in the Design of Information System he can assist you with all things electrical and electronic on your yacht.

His qualifications include:cameron-ferguson

  • Hong Kong Marine Department Pleasure Vessel Operator Grade 1
  • Hong Kong Marine Department PVOL Hong Kong Sailing Federation Approved Instructor
  • UK MCA Master of Yachts 200gt
  • RYA Yachtmaster™ Cruising Instructor Trainer (appointed to train RYA Instructors)
  • RYA Yachtmaster™ Examiner – Sail
  • RYA Yachtmaster™ Instructor – Sail
  • RYA Yachtmaster™ Ocean with Commercial Endorsement
  • RYA Powerboat Instructor
  • RYA Sea Survival Instructor
  • RYA Offshore Safety Instructor
  • RYA Diesel Engine Instructor
  • RYA Radar Instructor
  • RYA Marine Radio Short Range Instructor
  • World Sailing Sea Survival Instructor
  • Long Range Communications Licence
  • Current Seafarer Medical Fitness and First Aid Certificates

Alain has been involved in water sports since his childhood but more specifically with sailing in Hong Kong for the past 20 years.  He is also B777 Captain and Airworthiness Test Pilot and enjoys kitesurfing.

His sailing qualifications include:alain

  • Hong Kong Marine Department Pleasure Vessel Operator Grade 1
  • UK MCA Master of Yachts 200gt
  • RYA Cruising Instructor – Sail
  • RYA Yachtmaster™ Offshore with Commercial Endorsement
  • VHF/DSC Communications Licence
  • Current First Aid Certificate

In addition to his yachting, Chris is an outdoor instructor doing team building, youth training, corporate training and school programs.

His sailing qualifications include:chris_ng

  • Hong Kong Marine Department Pleasure Vessel Operator Grade 1
  • UK MCA Master of Yachts 200gt
  • RYA Yachtmaster Instructor – Sail
  • RYA Yachtmaster™ Offshore with Commercial Endorsement
  • VHF/DSC Communications Licence
  • Current First Aid Certificate

Nigel is a life long sailor both cruising and racing.  He also operates Racing Yacht Services maintaining yachts with rigging and other maintenance related work.

His qualifications include:

  • Hong Kong Marine Department Pleasure Vessel Operator Grade 1
  • UK MCA Master of Yachts 200gt
  • RYA Cruising Instructor – Sail
  • RYA Yachtmaster™ Offshore with Commercial Endorsement
  • RYA Diesel Engine Instructor
  • World Sailing Sea Survival Instructor
  • VHF/DSC Communications Licence
  • Current First Aid Certificate

 

John has been involved in water sports since childhood but became involved in yachting after school.  Although currently based in mainland China, he regularly skippers yachts in the UK for charity and has done extensive sailing in South East Asia.

His sailing qualifications include:

  • UK MCA Master of Yachts 200gt
  • RYA Cruising Instructor – Sail
  • RYA Yachtmaster™ Offshore with Commercial Endorsement
  • VHF/DSC Communications Licence
  • Current First Aid Certificate

William is a well known mainland Chinese yachtsman with a broad breadth of experience in both cruising and racing.  He also regularly does media reporting on Chinese channels for yachting events.

His sailing qualifications include:

  • Hong Kong Marine Department Pleasure Vessel Operator Grade 1
  • UK MCA Master of Yachts 200gt
  • RYA Yachtmaster Instructor – Sail
  • RYA Yachtmaster™ Offshore with Commercial Endorsement
  • VHF/DSC Communications Licence
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Speaks both English and Mandarin