About Geoff Holt

Yachtsman, Ambassador & Motivational Speaker

Geoff was paralysed in a swimming accident in 1984 and uses a wheelchair. In 1995 he became the inaugural Chairman of RYA Sailability. In 2007 he became the first severely disabled person to sail single-handed around Great Britain. In 2009 he sailed across the Atlantic Ocean unassisted. He was awarded an MBE for “Services to Disabled Sailing” in 2010 and named ‘Yachtsman of the Year’ shortly after. He was made a Deputy Lieutenant of Hampshire in 2012. He is a Council member of the RNLI. He is patron and ambassador for several charities for people with disabilities.

Geoff has 20 years experience in marketing & PR working for international accountancy firms Deloitte & Coopers & Lybrand. He holds a degree in Antiques and Auctioneering. He is the author of ‘Walking on Water’ and is a professional speaker. He is the founder of Wetwheels, an organisation that takes disabled people to sea in purpose-built, fully accessible motor boats.

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10 years of Wetwheels

10 years of Wetwheels

This year, 2021, Wetwheels celebrates our 10th anniversary. From humble beginnings we have come a long way in the past decade and, as the Founder of...

Wetwheels Texas?

Wetwheels Texas?

Now home from our trip to Galveston/Houston (Texas) to investigate interest in taking Wetwheels to the USA, I thought I would share our week in the...

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4 weeks ago
Geoff Holt MBE

Delighted to have been asked to speak at the launch of this year's Maritime UK Solent #awards at the National Oceanography Centre Would strongly encourage any business working in the maritime sector in the Solent region to apply. solentlep.org.uk/muksolent/maritime-uk-solent-awards-2022/ ... See MoreSee Less

Delighted to have been asked to speak at the launch of this years Maritime UK Solent  #Awards at the National Oceanography Centre Would strongly encourage any business working in the maritime sector in the Solent region to apply. https://solentlep.org.uk/muksolent/maritime-uk-solent-awards-2022/

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Well done Geoff. I’m sure they were just as delighted! πŸ‘

Good job Geoff! Did they let you keep the hat??

Nice one Geoff πŸ‘

1 month ago
Geoff Holt MBE

Huge thanks to Tesco Community Fund for supporting Wetwheels Solent with a grant to provide experiences for 20 local disabled people and their families. πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ ... See MoreSee Less

Huge thanks to Tesco Community Fund for supporting Wetwheels Solent with a grant to provide experiences for 20 local disabled people and their families. πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘Image attachment

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Great to see you still kicking ass Geoff! πŸ₯³

3 months ago
Geoff Holt MBE

Proud parent moment. Wetwheels Edinburgh has arrived in her forever home. A dram of single-malt to celebrate this evening methinks..! Thank you EVERYYONE listed below πŸ₯°πŸ₯°πŸ₯° Success has 1,000 fathers..! ... See MoreSee Less

Proud parent moment. Wetwheels Edinburgh has arrived in her forever home. A dram of single-malt to celebrate this evening methinks..! Thank you EVERYYONE listed below πŸ₯°πŸ₯°πŸ₯° Success has 1,000 fathers..!Image attachmentImage attachment

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Congratulations Geoff Holt MBE

Excellent Geoff xx

3 months ago
Geoff Holt MBE

I've been "hacked" so please do not send Gift Cards if asked in an email. ... See MoreSee Less

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Some Kind Words About Geoff’s Work

β€œExposing our R&D staff to new ideas and challenging accepted thinking is part of our continuing commitment to be innovation leaders. Your insights and personal story were an inspiration to all who attended.”

Syngenta

β€œGeoff had the whole audience fully engaged – he was highly professional and motivating and we would recommend him to anyone looking for a fantastic speaker.”

J.P. Morgan

β€œHis story is truly inspirational and really caught the imagination of the whole room. His drive, spirit and determination, delivered in a very factual way, had the whole audience mesmerised for the whole session.”

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