Ricardo Diniz’s has sailed the equivalent of nearly four times around the world, with more than 100,000 miles logged. He has become weather router and expedition manager for climbers, rowers, and sailors. Besides his sailing and other related skills, Ricardo is also an author and entrepreneur.
Ricardo’s commitment, dedication and professionalism are recognised by organisations and business leaders worldwide.
Ricardo’s work and commitment to the oceans saw him nominated as European Ambassador for the Oceans. He was also a finalist in Portugal’s ‘Most Motivating Person Award’. Ricardo has carried out numerous expeditions to promote Portugal around the world. To mention a few, he sailed from Lisbon to Dakar, at the same time as the famous rally to confirm the importance of renewable energy. He sailed around the vast Portuguese maritime region, non-stop for 24 days, to reinforce the potential of Portugal’s ocean; he sailed from Portugal to Brazil, in a tribute to the Portuguese National Soccer Team, present in the World Cup. All these trips were always solo. His passion for what he does and his country has seen him appear on CNN, BBC, and National Geographic, amongst others.
Through his inspirational talks Ricardo Diniz gives energy to audiences around the world helping to make a difference in people’s lives. Ricardo speaks from the heart when he shares his passions.