Meet the Team
The Performance Yacht Racing Team
We are very proud of the skill, knowledge and experience our staff possess here at Performance Yacht Racing. Find out about the people who make up our fantastic team below:
Director of PYR and founder of GYR. Andy is an RYA Instructor Trainer and has competed in many of the major race events around the world in the last 15 years.
Director of PYR , Christian has sailed over 150,000 miles and competed in all of the Caribbean Regattas, Les Voiles de St Tropez, Rolex Middle Sea, Swan Cup, Fastnet and Cowes for 10 years. Christian is a Musto Skiff sailor and has won RS600 Nationals twice.
Marcus runs PYR USA based in New York where our J120 ‘Sunset’ lives in the winter. Marcus is a former Challenge and Clipper skipper and has competed in many races in the UK and US with notable success.
Andras has been running EH01 since 2015 and prior to that completed his Race Skipper Traineeship with PYR so we are hugely proud of him! Andras has competed in all of the Caribbean Regatta’s, Fastnet, Middle Sea and Les Voile de St Tropez so also knows the International yacht racing circuit well.
Philippe is an Ocean Yachtmaster Examiner and started his sailing career in 1996 as a photographer and crewmember on the BT Global Challenge round the world race. By the age of 24 Philippe had circumnavigated the globe and since then has sailed over 200,000 miles, competing in all corners of the world in many of the leading events and regattas.
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