After earning his degree of Marine Engineering at the University of Duisburg, Germany, Sebastian served as project manager and managing director of marine service providers IDEA Nautic Data Solutions GmbH (2001-2007) and SpecTec GmbH (2007-2010).
During this time Sebastian was involved in approx. 200 yacht new build projects (25m – 150m), where his companies delivered systems and consultancy for yacht management, which involved all aspects of yacht operation including technical, maintenance, safety and security (ISM / ISPS), crew, accounts, certification etc.
Being an avid sailor Sebastian successfully competed in many national and international regattas including several dinghy world championships and prestigious superyacht regattas such as the ROLEX Cup, Copa del Rey, The Superyacht Cup, Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta, Kiel Week etc.
Sebastian has also accumulated a substantial amount of sea miles during family cruising and yacht deliveries including two ocean crossings as skipper and crew. He holds a commercially endorsed Yacht Master Offshore license.