• Keelboat Academy

    Owner and manager. Keelboat Training Centre and corporate sailing events in new J/70’s

  • Media & Press

    International Dutch Youth Regatta 2016. Video, social, live blog and press.

  • Project Manager

    Volvo Ocean Race 2014-2015 via ATP Event Experts, April-July 2015.

  • Shore Manager

    Magic Marine Melges24 European Championship 2013.

  • PR Manager

    Supporting Maxime Jonker on media and sponsorship.

  • Race Support

    Supporting sailing clubs on their club strategy on racing. Project of the NOC*NSF with the Dutch Federation. June 2013 – November 2014.

  • Operation Manager

    Start-up Batavia Sailing Center 2012-2013.

  • Event Manager

    2K Teamracing European Championship 2012.

  • Project Manager

    Coördinating the build of the new website of Magic Marine and support of the marketing department towards the activation of teamriders. November 2013 – March 2014

  • Team Manager

    She Sails Sailing Team. Highest ranking: #11 in the ISAF Women’s Match Racing World Ranking. Since October 2016 sailing the International J/70 One Design Class

  • Sponsor Project

    Dutch Match Cup sponsor proposition to become part of the World Match Racing Tour. 2012-2013.

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She Sails Sailing Team

In 2012 Fettje started the She Sails Match Racing Team. Ever since she is managing this team into the international sailing circuit. The highest ranking achieved was the 11th place on the ISAF women’s world ranking. Since the end of 2016 the team has made the transition towards the J/70 International One Design Class and Dutch Sailing League.

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Dutch Youth Regatta: media coordinator

The Dutch Youth Regatta is one of the biggest youth sailing events in Europe with around 700 sailors competing. The event is known for it’s high quality racing and strong competition. The organising foundation wants to keep improving and attract new sponsors. Therefore Gybeset was asked to take care of the media during the event in 2016 & 2017.

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Keelboat Academy: owner

The Keelboat Academy started in October 2015. The owners of the J/70’s used in the Dutch Sailing League, J/Club, asked Fettje to exploit the 7-boat fleet for corporate events. Challenge accepted! But something had to be added: facilitate training for sailors and the set-up of a youth training program like they do in New Zealand.

More info on www.keelboatacademy.com

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Volvo Ocean Race via ATP Event Experts: project manager

The Hague acquired a pit-stop during the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-2015. ATP Event Experts was not only responsible for the corporate hospitality programs of several team sponsors throughout the whole race but also the service provider fot the corporate events during this pit-stop in The Hague. Fettje was added as project manager from April 2015.

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Magic Marine: their new website

A new website was on the wish-list of the marketing department of Magic marine but they couldn’t find the time to do it. Gybeset was asked to step in to coördinate the build of the new website: the design, functions and content. Also a communication plan has been set-up including the commitment of the brands teamriders to enhance their sponsorships.

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  • Fettje Osinga

    “I consider a gybeset as a tactical decision in a race: a manoeuvre which is foreseeing, purposeful and where effective communication is crucial. All essential elements in both business and sports. What’s your strategy?“

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Gybeset has stopped it's activities: Fettje got the opportunity to work for Nautor's Swan Benelux / Seaport Sailing Yachts.