Born in Barcelona in 1967, I studied Geography and History at the University of Barcelona. My training combines a diploma as Diplomated Yacht & Small Craft Surveyor by the prestigious Marine Training Academy (MTA), recognized by the University of Portsmouth, with 30 years of experience in the nautical as a technician and professional skipper. I have sailed more than 100,000 miles and made 14 Atlantic crossings in all kinds of sailboats as a transfer captain or professional skipper. I am Ocean Yachtmaster and Sailing Instructor RYA (Royal Yachting Association) British

Three decades in professional sailing, in which I participated in the construction or “refit” of all types of sailboats in composite, aluminum, steel and wood. I started as an apprentice to work for the most prestigious shipyard in the world and have my own boat maintenance and rental company. I have been a member of technical teams in the most demanding ocean races and I sail every year thousands of miles on my German Frers 50, a wonderful classic sailboat with more than 40 years in its frames. Currently I offer my services as an Independent Expert of pleasure boats

  • Member of the technical team of the Open 60 «Old Spice« for the Vendee Globe (Regatta of return to the world in solitary nonstop) 2000 with Javier «Bubi« Samso
  • Head of systems of the technical service of Nautor ‘s Swan in Spain, the most prestigious shipyard in the world
  • Member of the technical team and responsible for the systems of the IMOCA 60 «Estrella Damm» boat for the Barcelona World Race 2010 (round the world nonstop, two), 4th place
  • «Boat captain« (head of the technical team) of the IMOCA 60 «One Planet One Ocean« for the Barcelona World Race 2014, 4th place
  • Teacher of maintenance of pleasure boats for the courses of the Museu Marítim de Barcelona

I am prepared to understand the rigors, demands and difficulties that a boat can face and I have the knowledge, experience and the necessary tools to review and test any pleasure boat, determine its status, suitability or value