Project Team

Kevin Hood - Lead Skipper

Kevin Joined the team in late 2016 in order to assist in the transition from amazing restoration project to working sail training yacht.  He is a Commercial Yachtmaster Ocean and Yachtmaster Instructor who works for a number of charities and sailing schools in the South of the country. 

Previously he served in the Royal Navy in a wide variety of roles and units over a 28 year career.  He moved subsequently to EDF Energy as their Head of Reward and then later retraining for his current role teaching sailing.  Kevin is also a Personal Performance Coach assisting individuals and teams in maximising their potential

 

Graham Westbrook - Naval Architect

Graham is a Project Naval Architect who has been 'messing about with boats' since being given a book about sailing as a prize at junior school.

He has been involved in the design, construction and operation of a wide range of boats, yachts and ships with a particular interest in wooden sailing vessels of all sizes.

Graham provides the project with the many aspects of  yacht structure and outfitting design, whilst ensuring Boleh meets the many rules and regulations necessary for sail training yachts.