CREW PROFILE SY BLACK SWAN
Captain Serge Guilhaumou
Virtually ‘born on a yacht in France, Serges life has been influenced by the colour of the seas and skies, sailing, cruising, racing, exploring the seas from 63 North to 60 South, around the world, more than 410.000 miles !
Most of that time, Serge was charter captain on board sailing yachts such as SY DAPSANG, SQUALL, BUZZY BE, starting on SY SWANY and the famous, LA CONCORDE etc, Serge got involved in racing during the Whitbread on DEFENDER, classic regattas (Panarai, Millenium cup in Auckland, Americas cup Jubilee in Cowes, Voiles de St Tropez, Cannes Royales regattas etc )
Another period of his life was special, he took the 3 masted schooner SHENANDOAH around the world, Asia, Africa, Red Sea, Patagonia, Mexico for 14 happy years, Serge has dozens of rare and fascinating stories to tell to guests.
All of the people that have met him, from simple sailors to VIP’s around the world, will remember and testify to his competent, pleasant and humble personality. Serge has a cosmopolite profile, a citizen of the world, he speaks fluent French, English and basic Italian.
He is an experienced and highly qualified captain who does not drink alcohol or smoke and has no tattoos.
2/Chief Engineer/Mate : being appointed.
3/Bosun Yann Berthemet
A French national and born in Setes, Yann is a young and very hard working person, with a passion for classic sailing yachts. He has sailed extensively, run his own shipyard and is a highly qualified shipwright.
4/Chef : a experienced french chef is being appointed.
5/ Main stewardess
6/ Deck hand/steward
are being appointed