Philippe has a Baccalaureate for Sport Etude/Sailing from Lycee de Grand Air: La Baule, France.
He attended the Merchant Marine School Britany and obtained his Captains license.
He was a Yachts Captain 25m – 80m in the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean and Antarctica with multiple ocean crossings around the world.
Philippe was Project Manager, Owners Representative for “New Builds” at Palmer Johnson USA, Royal Huisman Holland, Benetti Italy and A & R Germany.
He has also been Project Manager/Captain for refits in the USA, New Zealand, Italy, Netherlands and the Caribbean.
He was the worlds leading importer and seller of Fountaine-Pajot catamarans in Florida USA.