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Capt. Jean "John" De Keyser: Ambassador

May 11, 2022 by Nicki Bennett
Captain Jean

Welcome aboard Captain Jean De Keyser who will be sailing on Summer Sailstice in Mallorca!

Tell us a bit about yourself! 

USCG 100T Master and ASA certified instructor. Organize flotillas in the Mediterranean, Seychelles, and Caribbean.

What is your favorite color? 


Preferred type of sailing: 


Boat Make:  

Etap 32S

Boat Length: 


Boat Name: 



Punta Gorda

Favorite Point of Sail: 

Close Reach

How long have you been sailing? 

22 years

What do you love about sailing?

Feeling of freedom

How long have you been participating in Summer Sailstice? 


Are you a part of any sailing clubs, fleets or organizations? 

American Sailing Association. Sea Safaris Sailing School.

Who is your sailing hero?

Bernard Moitessier

What is your bucket list sailing trip? 

Solo Atlantic crossing on my Etap 32S from Florida to the Mediterranean

Favorite Sailing Movie? 

Captain Ron

Catch up with Captain Jean on his website and Facebook page.

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