Having graduated from Newcastle University with a Bachelor of the Arts degree in Classics, James embarked on a career in broking with ICAP plc’s yacht division, Hyde Yachts. With nearly a decade in the yachting industry, James has acquired a wealth of experience and has expert knowledge of the global charter fleet and respective cruising grounds.
With an additional background in racing record-breaking Super Maxi’s, James also holds an RYA Coastal Skipper qualification and is a certified PADI Rescue Diver.
In his spare time James has boxed competitively, maintaining an undefeated record! He also enjoys rugby, skiing and polo.