John Bainbridge
Core crew


John Bainbridge graduated from the University of East London with a BA hons in 'International Development with NGO Management' in summer 2008 before joining the Phoenicia team in Syria.


23 year old John has developed his sailing experience as part of the core crew of Phoenicia and brings his background experience of mountaineering expeditions and climbing to the team. John is former Director of UK charity Child Reach International and has piloted charity projects in Tanzania and the Peruvian Amazon.


John will take part in the Phoenicia voyage before returning to London, UK, to complete an MA at the School of Oriental and African Studies.