Resume / CV Hello, a bit about me

My passion is to continue to find and learn more with others while discovering other boats and sailing areas.

Professional Info

IYT Certificates International Yacht Training

  • IYT Yachtmaster Instructor
  • IYT VHF Assessor
  • IYT Shored Based Courses Instructor
  • ICC Assessor (International Certificate of Competence)

More info at IYT - International Yacht Training.

RYA Certificates of Competence The Royal Yacht Association

  • RYA / MCA Yachtmaster Offshore Commercial Endorsement
  • RYA Yachtmaster Ocean - shore base
  • RYA Cruising Instructor
  • RYA Diesel Engine
  • RYA VHF SRC - Short Range Certificate
  • RYA Power Boat Instructor
  • RYA First Aid

More info at RYA Certificates of Competence for skippers.

STCW Certificates Standards of Training, Certification & Watchkeeping

  • STCW 95 PSC - Proficiency in Survival Craft & Rescue Boats

Basic Safety Training (BST)

  • STCW 95 Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities
  • STCW 95 Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting
  • STCW 95 Elementary First Aid
  • STCW 95 Personal Survival Techniques
  • STCW 95 PSC - Proficiency in Survival Craft & Rescue Boats

More info at STCW Standards of Training, Certification & Watchkeeping.

Other Certificates

  • Medical ENG 1
  • PADI Rescue Diver
RYA Certificate

Work Experience

Principal @ Algarve Cruising Center 2016 to present

Skipper / Cruising Instructor 2014 to present

Menorca Cruising May to October 2015

Skipper Catamaran Vital March to September 2014

RYA Instructor Freelance September 2013 to present

Teaching skipper courses for the companies Sotogrande Yachting, Cádiz - since September 2013 and Menorca Cruising - since October 2014 in the balearics.

Skipper for Broadreach May to August 2013

Sailing in the Caribbean as a sailing instructor for the company Broadreach - Global Summer Educational Adventures.
Boat: Catamaran Lagoon 440

Freelance Skipper 2007 to present

Skippered several deliveries in Portugal and Spain.
Bavaria 36, Lagoon 420 and 400, Hunter 36, Nauticat 33, RIB Valiant 2x225 HP Mercury, Ferretti 530, First 31.7.

Skipper for Natura Algarve Ecotourism 2008 to 2012

Skippered a 7,5m RIB powered by Honda 225HP for dolphin wachting.
Skippered a 9,5m Catamaran for daily boat tours in the Algarve.

Volunteer Work at several NPO's 2007 to present

Working with schools and eco pedagogic programas.


INEF Barcelona 2005 to 2007

Master degree in Group Sport Performance.
Main subjects: psicology of sports, leadership, comunication and training.

University Lusófona - Lisbon 2000 to 2005

Graduated in Physical Education and Sports.

Spoken Languages

  • Portuguese (native language)
  • English
  • Spanish

my full cv in pdf

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Certified skipper by RYA, The Royal Yachting Association