Backgroud and Experience
Oliver is a commercially endorsed Yachtmaster, having worked as a professional skipper and crew on private yachts around the world on and off for the last 10 years. He has sailed over 60 000 nautical miles, including 5 Atlantic crossings as well as crossing the Pacific and Indian Ocean. With his extensive ocean sailing experience, Oliver has the knowledge on how to setup a boat correctly for ocean sailing and can offer useful expertise in this sector. He moved from England to Norway 6 years ago and begun working in the rigging and sailmaking industry, building up his knowledge working for various companies as a rigger. Firstly, With Marine and then running the rigging department at Nautic Charter in Bergen before setting up his own business in Stavanger. Alongside running Westcoast Rig & Sail, Oliver still works as a professional skipper managing a Nautor Swan 48. When Oliver is not hanging in the mast, you will most likely find him somewhere along the coast of Jæren kitesurfing or surfing.