A knowledgeable sailor, he participated in the seventeen nation Admirals Cup in 1981 and led the British team for the America’s Cup Challenge in 1983. A boxer and athlete in his youth, he is a keen horseman and hopes to take up golf in the future having built and operated seven championship golf courses.
A well known philanthropist, he particularly helps underprivileged and handicapped children and is a patron and board member of the British Teenage Cancer Trust, a Governor of the Newport Health Care Corporation and supports generously numerous charities.
Peter de Savary is a member of the Royal Thames Yacht Club, The Duke of Edinburgh Golf Society, The Lyford Cay Club, The Royal Burnham Yacht Club, The Royal Cornwall Yacht Club, Royal Dart Yacht Club and the New York Yacht Club.
Known universally as “PdeS”, de Savary is committed to strong leadership, motivational team building, hard work and determination. Determined to succeed, he is a man of vision, with boundless energy, enthusiasm, imagination and creativity. PdeS exemplifies all the characteristics of a true entrepreneur whilst at the same time practising common sense, respecting prudence and fair play.