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    Boris De Bel

    Managing Partner & Head of Yacht Management

    Belgian born and South African bred, Boris started a career at sea after obtaining a Degree in Finance in Cape Town in 2012. Boris then came ashore in 2016 to set up Swisspath Yachting and has since furthered his specialization in International Trust Management and Taxation as well as being a qualified ISM lead Auditor, Company Security Officer (CSO) and Designated Person Ashore (DPA). This combination of a strong finance and maritime background allows Boris to comfortably advise both Clients and Captains alike. Boris is Fluent in French and English.

    Tel: +41 79 171 48 92
    Office : +41 44 454 2626
    Email: Debel@swisspath-yachting.com

    Karen Martensen 

    Head of Charter

    Born in Germany, Karen comes with over two decades of experience in the yachting industry. Prior to joining the Swisspath Yachting team, Karen worked in well-established, large yachting firms, primarily as a retail charter broker and charter manager. Karen, who is fluent in German, English, French, Italian and Spanish, heads the Swisspath Yachting Charter department from the Palma de Mallorca office.

    Tel: +34 630 831 203
    Office: +34 971 579 263
    Email:martensen@swisspath-yachting.com

    James Branton

    Head of Sales

    James is from the North of England and started sailing at the age of 12 years old in the North Sea. After working in real estate for a company that got voted the best real estate agency in the UK he decided on a career working at sea in the super yacht industry.
    James’s career on super yachts began in Hong Kong and has worked on various sized super yachts up to 100m plus in a career of 7 years taking him to all sides of the globe before transitioning in to the brokerage world where he now is head of sales at Swisspath Yachting.

    Tel: +34 971 579 263
    Mobile: +34 664 229 026
    Email: branton@swisspath-yachting.com

    James Thomas – Green

    Head of Guardiennage

    James was born in the UK and grew up sailing and diving on the south coast and abroad. He decided to make yachting a career at 19 after competing in an offshore sailing race from China back to the UK. The next decade saw him work his way up to Captain on both charter and private sailing yachts from 50ft to 150ft, sailing between the Mediterranean, Caribbean, North America and Norway, including multiple ocean crossings. James now lives on Mallorca and heads up Swisspath’s guardiennage division. He speaks English and intermediate Spanish.

    Tel: +34 971 579 263
    Mobile: +34 661 414 557
    Email: thomas@swisspath-yachting.com

    Amber Rathbone

    Head of Marketing

    Amber, born in South Africa and holding a degree in Digital Marketing, has built her Digital Marketing Agency, Beknown Social Media, to specialize in the travel, tourism and hospitality industries. Since 2020, Amber has focused her services on the yachting industry, having worked with some of the big names in yachting. Amber joined Swisspath Yachting in 2021 to lead the company’s marketing department and help further establish Swisspath Yachting as a key player in the industry. 

    Tel: +34 971 579 263
    Office: +41 44 454 2626
    Email: rathbone@swisspath-yachting.com

    Sarah Peter

    Finance and Administration 

    Sarah was born in Switzerland and after completing her commercial apprenticeship at UBS, Sarah worked in international financial institutions for over 5 years. After obtaining a degree in Business Administration, Sarah worked for over 3 years in the industrial sector. Born in Switzerland and fluent in German, French and English, Sarah has joined Swisspath Yachting in 2020 to lead the Finance and Administration team, where she is responsible for overseeing the effective financial, crew and administrative management of the Swisspath Yachting fleet.

    Tel: +41 79 336 50 18
    Office: +41 44 454 2626
    Email: peter@swisspath-yachting.com

    Christina Belmonte

    Itinerary Research and Planning

    Christina holds a master degree in Business Administration and Management from the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia. Since 2007 she has worked in several international sailing events such as the America’s Cup and the Volvo Ocean Race, as well as a Purser on some of the most well-known +100m motor yachts of the industry. Christina joined Swisspath Yachting in 2019 and her current role as Itinerary Research and Travel Planner consists of doing all of the required research and planning to deliver and implement tailor made worldwide itineraries for our Clients. Cristina is fluent Spanish and English.

    Tel: +34 971 579 263
    Office: +41 44 454 2626
    Email: belmonte@swisspath-yachting.com

    Swisspath Yachting AG (Head Office) 

    Seefeldstr. 56,
    8008 Zurich
    Switzerland
    Phone: +41 44 454 26 26
    Fax: +41 44 454 26 27

    Swisspath Yachting Ltd (Mallorca) 

    Carrer Joan Maria Thomàs, 2,
    07014 Palma, Balearic Islands,
    Spain
    Phone: +34 971 579 263