Writer jumped ship to excel at building boats


Writer jumped ship to excel at building boats

The world’s biggest multihull yacht broker lands on SA shores yet again to spearhead two ventures

Senior reporter

As an author and philosophy student, Phil Berman spent years wondering what makes the world go round. He discovered it’s more fun just to go around the world – and help others do it, too.

The New York Times bestselling author and former world champion sailor has teamed up with SA boatbuilders to construct some of the world’s best multihull catamarans – 50ft vessels able to circumnavigate the globe.

And in so doing, he has turned his personal philosophy into a commercial fairytale for the local marine economy...

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