Juan Carlos Oliva

Juan Carlos Oliva (1973) – Professional Sailor & Captain, Founder of Laylane Marine Management Projects, offers 30 years of experience in high-level sailing.

A specialist in Meteorology and Strategy, Double World Champion, Juan Carlos Oliva navigates both Inshore and Offshore. He has extensive experience as a Yacht Captain and has more than 100,000 nautical miles to his credit.

Throughout his career, Juan Carlos has led teams and assured optimum results in high-profile projects such as the America’s Cup, World Championships in Different Classes, Mini Transat Prototype Class, Match Race Circuits, Monotypes, Offshore Racing such as the Fastnet Race, Middle Sea Race & Nord Stream Race to name a few as well as on the usual International ORC / IRC Circuits.

He was Sports Director at the First European Match Race Junior Circuit and at various sailing schools in Sicily as well as Technical Advisor and Team Coach, both amateurly and professionally. Juan Carlos also holds Yacht Master Ocean & STCW95 among other titles.

His last position for the past seven years until February 2022 has been Fleet Captain for the Saint Petersburg Yacht Club Swan 50 & 60 boats and active on the Club Swan 50 & TP52 regattas among others. Written and spoken languages: English – Spanish – Italian – French.

“I’d be delighted to be a part of your project, bringing you my experience and expertise, analyzing and developing its different areas with the greatest enthusiasm”

Juan Carlos Oliva