Derek Escher is originally from Old Saybrook CT, before settling in the Newport, RI area. He is a lifelong sailor and is a former US National windsurfing champion.
Derek has also worked as a delivery captain, as well as teaching sailing professionally for many years. He has made more than 20 passages from the NorthEast to the Caribbean, as well as deliveries in Europe, and the South Pacific.
Derek has raced trimarans extensively, and owned and operated a catamaran charter business in the Grenadines. Derek has been a yacht broker for the past 17 years and has extensive knowledge of both catamarans and monohulls.