Team

Only together are we MCO-Sailing!

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Clemens Stecher

Manager of MCO-Sailing Yachtmaster Instructor 

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His constant yearning for unspoiled nature, the ocean, adventures, his many years of experience as an instructor (school / university / teacher training college) and his background knowledge in educational science merge into an overall picture.


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Birgit Brantner

Yachtmaster Offshore and Cruising Instructor

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Birgit is mainly on duty for our Women only sailing trips. With her background in regatta sports, she passes on her love for nature and sailing with a lot of commitment and empathy.


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Patrick Raedersdorf 

MCO Suisse Offshore Skipper

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Together with his wife Inge, Patrick forms our MCO-Suisse team. Together they have been travelling on their own yacht for several years now and have plenty of expertise in sports management. It is good to have you in our team.


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Barbara Wirleitner

Management OceanLife-Sailing Cruises 
Yachtmaster Offshore

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 As biologist and skipper responsible for background research in the BioTörn areas, biological tour guiding and planning of routes. As life partner and wife of Clemens responsible for his inner balance.


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Bernhard Hofer 

Yachtmaster Offshore and Cruising Instructor

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Bernhard has worked as a manager in business for many years. Now he is a sailing instructor and personal/business coach. This way he can ideally combine his passion for sailing with his fondness for working with people. We are happy to have Bernhard in our team.


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UWE HEISSEL

Yachtmaster Offshore & SHS

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Our friend and with “HS Segelreisen” our strategic partner for OceanLife sailing cruises. He has been sailing since his youth. Which is why, like few other skippers, he has got a feeling for the wind and the sails. In addition, he has an excellent technical know-how and expertise in astronavigation. 

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Guido Dwersteg

Yachtmaster Offshore
(www.törn.de)

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 He is one of the best known single-handed sailors in the German-speaking area. He became known from his trip across the Atlantic (13-2014). As an instructor in the MCO team, he brings in his social skills and teaching talent.


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Alex Krüger

Yachtmaster Offshore and
Cruising Instructor

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 Alex is as a former top athlete and coach probably the prototype of the MCO team instructor. He brings all of his experience, his social skills and his well-developed pedagogical skills into our work. Since 2018 he has been heading the MCO trainings in the Solent – much to the pleasure of his trainees and teammates. 


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MAIK BRÖTZMANN

MRM Coastal &
Marine Resource Mgmt.

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Maik is our man for reliable weather forecasts and yacht routing. Based in Iceland, he is an expert in meteorology and no matter how difficult the weather situation is, he keeps cool– we rely 100% on our Icelander.