Barkley Sound, BC, Canada

Ollie Davey was born in Akaroa and has 20 years of sailing experience on a wide range of yachts around New Zealand and overseas.

He is a keen yacht racer who also enjoys cruising on keelboats and dinghies and is an experienced windsurfer and surfer. He has introduced many people to the sports of sailing and windsurfing by coaching adults and youth from the learn-to-sail stage.

In 2015 he spent 4 months living on Vancouver Island in Canada where he cruised the south west coast on a 39ft Beneteau and sailed on a Melges 24 in Victoria, BC. He has just returned from the 2016 Australian winter after working on a whale watch boat with the humpback whales in Hervey Bay.

He holds his SRL 24 Metre (Maritime New Zealand) Skippers Ticket and has completed the following coaching courses:
- Yachting New Zealand Learn to Sail Coach - Dinghy and Keelboat
- Yachting New Zealand Race Coach
- Windsurfing New Zealand Instructor

Banks Peninsula, New Zealand.