David Lawrence is a commercially-endorsed yacht skipper based in the South of England.
I have a vast experience in the Solent, cross channel and European deliveries.
Having run yacht charter
company for 6 years specialising in corporate charters,
I have a vast experience in corporate skippering and am pleased to help organise and run such events.
Skippered yacht charters
Cork week skippering
Cowes Week skippering
Director MEC Sail Ltd (Corporate yacht charter company)
1999 - 2005 Skipper 30' - 60' yachts for 14 years.
Racing Cowes Week, Cork Week, Little Britain, RTI, cross channel. Many cross channel crossings. UK-Ireland crossings.
Mate on Challenge 72 yacht. Many yacht deliveries.
Skipper / event organiser for many corporate events (6 -150 people).
Caribbean deliveries / racing. 2007
Regular corporate lead skipper for Yacht Ventures - First 47.7
Skipper racing yacht INCISOR Corby 45
Yachtmaster Offshore - 2000, 2006
Commercially endorsed - 2000 / 2006 ICC 2006
9 'O' levels 4 'A' levels - Physics, Mathematics (Pure/Applied), Economics
Degree in Mathematics - First class honours - Aston University
PhD in Computer Science - Reading University
1982 - 1988 Acorn Computer Specialists - MANAGING DIRECTOR
1988 - 1995 Designsoft Ltd - DIRECTOR / COMPANY SECRETARY
1995 - 1999 A D Software Ltd - Founder , MANAGING DIRECTOR
1999 - 2005 MEC SAIL LTD - Founder, DIRECTOR / COMPANY SECRETARY Event organiser -
Skipper - Dock manager - Accounts manager -Administrator Buyer - Company Secretary - Sales Manager - Customer Relations
2004 - 2005 Freelance event manager: Land events. Freelance skipper: Deliveries, corporate events, racing events.
Other sporting activities
- include squash, skiing and rugby. Currently coaching/ refereeing at Chobham Rugby Club. Whilst at college I represented my college in tennis and football. I also have an interest in environmental issues, as it is an important part of my outdoor lifestyle. I also have a full, clean UK driving licence, and experience driving abroad. I am looking for part time freelance work skippering yachts, organising events etc.