Pete Goss

Pete Goss

Leadership and teambuilding lessons from a heroic round the world yachtsman.


An inspirational yachtsman, Pete Goss is known internationally for his heroism and for his belief in innovation, technology, challenge and adventure.

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About Pete Goss


In 1996, Pete Goss rescued French yachtsman Raphael Dinelli, whose boat was sinking during the notorious Vendre Globe - a non-stop race around-the-world in which each competitor sails single-handed. Despite losing his chance to win the prestigious competition, Goss rose to international fame for his bravery and was awarded both an MBE and the French Legion d'Honneur. In the years that have followed, Goss has continued to sail some of the most challenging sea routes and has inspired millions with his book 'Close to the Wind' and via his exceptional skill as a motivational speaker.
  • British yachtsman
  • Saved the life of fellow sailor
  • Top motivational speaker
  • Appointed a Fellow of Oxford University's Said Business School for his contribution to teamwork and leadership development

Speaking Style

Drawing on his personal experiences, Pete Goss captivates his audience with tales of his adventures and explains how team and individual contributions are essential to success. Humorous, warm, entertaining and engaging, he is able to convey the excitement of pitting the human mind and body against the world's oceans and to help everyone learn how to believe in their own abilities and to achieve their goals.

Speaking Topics


  • Communication
  • Self Belief and Determination
  • Teambuilding
  • Strength of Mind
  • Firm Leadership
  • Innovation

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Books By Pete Goss


Close to the Wind (1998)

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