FIRST 40 RACING and promocean yacht charter 2018

Gareth Williams

Gareth Williams started PROMOCEAN Yacht Charter in 1997 to share his passion and enthusiasm and make sailing available to everyone from novice to pro sailors using the highest quality yachts in the most inclusive manner. In an ever changing market our values and integrity remain the same - our mission statement is to  give the very best experience on the water available and exceed our clients' expectations at every level.   "Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.”  

A professional RYA/MCA  Commercially Endorsed Yacht Master Ocean, Sail & Power he is the youngest person to have completed every leg of the Whitbread Round the World Race at only 17 years old.  He went on to race as a Pro for 15 years in Caribbean, USA & the Med from Maxis to Ultralights. 

He has now sailed well over 200,000 sea miles

His achievements have included Winner of Antigua Race Week overall, Race Class & Swan 65 Caribbean.O.R.T  Victory as European & National Champion Beneteau First 40.7.  

With 14 Atlantic crossings inc 1st in Class A.R.C. under his belt and as a member of the triumphant teams of most major yacht races including  1st  at Cowes Week and Fastnet in Class he now wishes to share his wealth of experience with you.  He now owns his own high profile Beneteau First 40 National Champion Race Yacht SFIDA ex Tarka II which is beautifully maintained and offers sailing experience days, from instruction to cruising to racing under IRC at the highest level.  

Having also run super yachts worldwide he has excellent experience in event management and making sure everything is to an exacting standard. 

Whitbread Round the World Race at only 17 years old.

Raced the 1st fractional rig Maxi round the world from Portsmouth to Cape Town to Auckland to Mar Del Plata to Portsmouth 1981.

owner SFIDA ex Tarka II

 Beneteau First 40 National Champion Race Yacht SFIDA. European & National Champion Beneteau First 40.7.Challenger.

Liane Williams

Liane is responsible for organising all our corporate events and logistics from catering to transportation. 

Having run her own successful recruitment company and been involved in the sales and marketing industry, she is an accredited professional trainer with a wealth of experience in managing & team building.  She can use this experience  to offer unique Team Building Days which include Team Leader Workshops &Recruitment Assessment Days along with traditional Sailing Days.

Having joined Gareth in the super yacht industry for many years, she has also worked worldwide on large yachts managing the housekeeping, accounts and eventing part of the business.  Always keen to go that extra mile to make sure your event goes to plan and you and your guests enjoy a memorable day!