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James Ballard

Position: Captain

About James

James grew up 45 miles South of London near Royal Tunbridge Wells in the UK. At 17 he began working on a Classic Schooner and at 18, he headed to Antibes to begin his Yachting Career. Whilst his Mum was sceptical at first, James now holds his Master Yachts <3000T Unlimited.

James has travelled around Europe, North and Central America, Alaska, Russia, the Caribbean, North Africa, Australia, parts of Asia as well as spending 6 years in the Middle East. You may call James the ‘Del Boy’ of Yachting, he has helped a boss buy a private island and sold the first Aston Martin DB11 in the UK! James has also built his own house.


Nationality: British

Languages: English, Basic Spanish (but fluent at ordering wine in French, Italian, Spanish and Russian!)

Previous Yachts: M/Y Amore Vero 85m , M/Y Savannah 84m, M/Y Rochade 50m, M/Y 7Seas , M/Y Helaitan 28m.

Interests: Diving, Football, Squash, Tennis, Hiking, Travelling, Playing Guitar, walking the Dog, Live gigs, Cars, Bitcoin, my two children!!