Meet....Yvonne Hall

Specialist Area Of Work
Marine Account Manager

Q: When did you join A-Plan Insurance?

A: Been with A-Plan Marine Insurance since 2013

Q: What’s the best bit of the job for you?

A: Sharing a passion for the sailing, ocean, and all things Marine related

Q: What sort of boat do/did you own/sail?

A: Optimist, Enterprise, Mirror, Pico, 420, Gypsy, Sonnett, J24, Fast 42, Rival 34, Jeanneau Sun Odyssey, Bavaria Match 32, Jeanneau Fast 40, Tennacious, Concept 302, Moody 28, Moody 336, Cobra 700, Zap cat, Broom 18, 12m Americas Cup Boat, 18m Catamaran.

Q: How did you get into sailing?

A: Went out on a leisurely sail & because of a “situation” that arose was bombarded with loads of sailing jargon (which I did not understand at the time) & decided if we were crashing in to the other boat in the Marina – I was not going to be part of it – so I jumped off in terror – decided then I had a lot to learn. P.S He didn’t hit the other boat in the marina ………..BUT I wasn’t popular!

Q: What’s been your greatest sailing experience?

A: J24 World Championships in Boltengenhagen , Germany 2015. 50 boats around the cans in 28 Knots of “breeze”

Q: Got any future sailing ambitions?

A: Cross the Atlantic on a Yacht (one day)

Q: Where would you say is the best place to have fun on the water? Canoeing in Kent? Banana-boating in Benidorm?

A: Anywhere in the Caribbean

Q: What’s your favourite boat-related film, book or song?

A: Film – True Spirit – song – Sail (Awolnation)

Q: And finally, what’s your favourite riverside pub?!

A: Blast Bar Qrasow, Curacao, Caribbean

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