Alex Higby


Phone: 415-980-9060


Yacht Advisor

Alex grew up sailing on the south coast of England with his Dad from a young age, having been bitten by the sailing bug Alex went on to work for North Sails in the UK before moving to North Sails NZ. Alex went on to work with Emirates Team New Zealand as a challenger for the 34th Americas Cup in San Francisco.

Following the Americas Cup, Alex went to work with Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing as an under 30 sailor and sailmaker for their winning campaign in the 2014 Volvo Ocean Race.

Since then Alex has been active on the Grand Prix circuit having raced in the TP52 Super Series, Extreme Sailing Series, GL52 fleet as well as many high end successful Maxi yacht campaigns.

Along with sailing professionally, Alex also manages a number of campaigns from high performance sail boats to Superyachts. This has allowed him to grow an extensive network, worldwide.

As a proven yachtsman, program manager, and yacht salesman, Alex will ensure a first class experience when it comes to buying and selling yachts with Engel & Voelkers Yachting.