Captain, SPIRIT OF HUMANITY, 54, UK/Cyprus
Denis has been involved with boats for 45 years beginning with small fishing boats in Portsmouth. He learned to sail while at school and has been part of the sea ever since. He\'s a certified yacht master and has also worked on heavy marine equipment from yachts to large dredgers.
He was the Captain of the DIGNITY for four of its trips to Gaza and safely guided it into a port in Lebanon when it was attacked by the Israeli navy in international waters on December 30th as the DIGNITY was on the way to Gaza loaded with medical supplies and physicians.