Naval Architect Pablo Hernán Furchi

Pablo Hernán Furchi was born in Buenos Aires – Argentina on October 9, 1980. He graduated as a Naval Architect (CPIN registration number 37), Yacht Pilot and Special Yacht Professional Pilot.

In 1999, already as Helmsman, he began as assistant instructor at shipyard Plenamar. Since then, he never stopped training in his passion for the sea and ships.

In 2001, already as National Technical Helmsman & Yacht Master, he founded his own Sailing School aboard his boat 25-feet in length at the same time he was in charge of Sailing & Yachting course at Saint Brendan`s school (Buenos Aires, Argentina).

In the meantime, worked as Argentine Red Cross Lifeguards, in different Argentine Swimming Schools and, at the beachs of Mar Chiquita, on the Atlantic coast. Also, he was member of Rescue Swimmers and third category professional diver of Argentine Coastguard.

His sailing experience increased captaining various boats, sailing along Atlantic coast of Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil, both as single sailing or, small crew.

This leads him to study Naval Architecture at the National University of Quilmes.

He is graduated as Pilot of Yachts, at Argentine Coastguard school, and also as restricted radio telephone operator, in same institution.
He completed post-graduated studies in Meteorology. He was in charge of meteorology, navigation and rescue courses in the municipality of Mar Chiquita.

Up to date,  he is full-time teacher of Nautical at Yacht Club Azopardo and at San Isidro Marine Federation, as well.

He also works on boats design being a specialist on oceanic sail boats and, he provides transportation service of boats to any port in the world.

In 2011, he is working on the design of a new 40 ft ocean sailboat. His plan is to sail seas of the world using traditional navigation methods, without electronic instruments, only the man with his boat, the sea, sky, wind and freedom.

“When a person wishes really something, the entire universe conspire in order that it could realize his dream.”

Paulo Coelho