Eric Hebert was born in Ontario, Canada and studied Marine Engineering. He is a qualified rafting instructor has guided rafting trips worldwide, including the rivers of Canada, India, the U.S. and Australia and has worked as a teacher, draughtsman and engineer in the marine field.
is the rowing advisor for Phoenicia and will sail for the entire 10 month
expedition. He be in charge of the 20 oarsmen and women on board Phoenicia
who will be put to the test rowing in and out of ports.