Jeanne “grew up” in magazines, handling the PR and Advertising for various titles within the RP group of publications, then moving into the Hotel, Travel and Shopping Mall fields of industry.  Always passionate about the business of “people”, she started her own PR and Special Event Consultancy in the 80’s, operating primarily in the Leisure, Hospitality, Sporting and Fashion and Beauty environment.  Her love of sailing developed when she became PR and Project manager for Round the World Yachtsman, John Martin eventually managing all his racing, sponsorship and media campaigns and travelling the world.  Jeanne became very involved in racing and handled various media and sponsorship projects including the Cape to Rio Races, Cape to Bahia and many Lipton Challenge Cups.  As a team, Jeanne and John were instrumental also in initiating and implementing Youth Development Sailing programs and together run a VIP luxury motor yacht.

When she’s not out on the water, she enjoys reading, music, travelling and people.