Formerly employed by PA Consulting Group and Korn Ferry International, David Wallder is an experienced yachtsman, with 200,000 sea miles logged and with 10 trans-atlantic voyages completed, together with numerous deliveries, both Power and Sail.

Main qualifications are RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Ocean with Commercial Endorsement, RYA Instructor (Motor and Sail) and RYA Power Boat Level 2 Instructor.

Outside commercial sailing work, David is a skipper with the Rona Sailing Project, which takes young people to sea on six day personal development voyages. The Trust operates Ocean 62, 68 and 75 yachts.