A French master marine carpenter and sailor, Yann’s heart beats for the Indonesian Archipelago. He has sailed over 100,000 nautical miles in the area and specializes in Phinisi boat building, an art recognized by UNESCO as part of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Yann has designed and built five Phinisi ketches in Bira since 2009, working alongside his team of skilled shipwrights and boat builders in a spirit of mutual trust and respect. He ensures the finest quality with full control over every stage of the process: concept, design, construction and launch. A bold visionary, Yann is expanding into real estate with waterfront and resort developments, with an eye on the Indonesian aviation industry.