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Andres Guerra

Age: 27

Height: 6ft/1.82m

Weight: 185lbs/84kg

Languages: English, Spanish, French, Catalan, Italian

Current employment: Class 40 Boat Captain

Preferred positions: Bow, jib trim

Also comfortable doing: Pit, grinder, spinnaker trim, runners

Technical skills: Shore crew, admin & logistics, coaching

Qualifications and certifications: RYA Yachtmaster Ocean commercially endorsed,  RYA Powerboat Level 2 Sailing Instructor (issued by the Catalan Sailing Federation)

Degree in Navigation and Maritime Science

Interests: High performance/foiling, IRC/big boat racing, offshore, one design/keelboats, match racing, maxis/superyachts

Career highlights: Team Aqua RC44 Youth Training Program

Shore Crew Vestas 11th Hour Racing

2 Atlantic Crossings and 16000+ nautical miles

3rd US Match Racing Championship as bowman

1st Atlantic Cup Inshore Series on Tales II (Class 40)

Middle Sea Race, Copa del Rey, Les Voiles de St Tropez and other major events

4 years in the Classic yacht circuit in the Mediterranean with different wins and podium positions

North American champion in IRC2 at Block Island Race Week 2017

1st Chicago Yacht Club race to Mackinac

How has Oakcliff helped you in my development:

I have all the tools I need for a continuous development. It is the perfect training platform to sharpen my skills and provides a base to expand my knowledge as a sailor

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