Christophe Vanek has 32 years’ experience in the boating Industry including 20 years in Yacht Sales. He has an enviable record as a Professional Racing Yachtsman.
His skill is ‘knowing boats’, he ‘knows Boats’ multihulls and monohulls, as only someone who has such a passion for Sailing as he does can know boats. His passion for boats is infectious, as his ability to find the right boat for his clients, using the tenacity, dedication, focus and energy he has brought to his professional racing career.
Christophe has cultivated unique longstanding relationships with all of the High End manufacturers including Lagoon Catamaran, Beneteau Yachts and Jeanneau, Catana Catamarans, Ferretti Group Products while developing his career as a Yacht Broker in Australia and as the Managing Director of Duboats in the Middle East (2007 Personality of the year in the Boating Industry), and now with Dream Yacht Charters as the Managing Director of Queensland Yacht Charters and Dream Yacht Sales in Australia.
Christophe learned his Trade by experience and hard work, starting as a Sailmaker and Yacht Rigger and competing in professional Yacht racing Championships including 3 America’s Cups ,his first at the age of 18 in 1983 (The youngest crew member of the regatta), TransOceanic races on Maxi Multihulls in France (Elf Aquitaine II, Commodore Explorer, Roger and Gallet, all 80ft + Catamarans ), 10 Sydney to Hobart race, twice world champion, Admirals cup, Fastnet race, 18ft Skiff in Sydney, Match Racing world championship circuit, Brisbane – Osaka race winner, Dubai to Muscat race winner x 4, Mini Trans atlantic race 1999 and the list goes on with many more Regattas and Championships both in Australia and overseas.
The value of his skills are what makes a difference to choosing Christophe to represent you to buy or sell or invest in your Dream Yacht, for private use or in Charter.