Gerry Jacob began his career in the boating industry as a boat commissioner, working for four years on the Solent River in England. With boating firmly in his blood, he earned his certification as a licensed yacht salesman from the Association of Brokers and Yacht Agents (ABYA) in 2010. Born in France, Gerry later studied at Teesside University in England where he earned a degree in international business. He also studied at the University Institute of Technology (IUT) in Reims.
Returning to France in 2012, Gerry continued his career in the yacht charter and sales industry and joined Dream Yacht Charter and Sales in 2014. Being involved in the yachting world at a young age and working along the French Riviera, he gained extensive first-hand experience in the techniques of yachting and the practicalities of living aboard a yacht.