Our Ocean Ambassadors help us bring more life to Ocean Beer by spreading the word and collaborating with us for the sake of making the world a better place – they ROCK!
Guillermo studied medicine at Santiago de Compostela's University, however, his passion for sports, and surfing in particular, took him on a different path.
Even though he started his sports career later than most, when he was already 18 years old, he started with a passion, and it wasn't long before he was among the wold's top surf athletes. As of September 2020 he is Spain's three time national SUP surf champion .
Michel Figuera (1961) starts windsurfing in 1980, and he quickly realizes that the sea would play an important role in his life. In 1981 he builds his first board and in 1984 he opens Tarifa's first board shop, greatly influencing the image change that would take place over the years in the municipality.
He has handcrafted more than 8000 windsurf and kitesurf boards over the years under the name FUNWORKS. A true pioneer, he introduced and reinforced kitesurf in Spain. He also designed and organized the first world event of the sport in Tarifa in the year 2000 and continued that endeavour until 2010. International kitesurf judge and one of the first titled instructors of the sport (2002), he has also been responsible of the organization of several editions of Clásica Toro Andaluz, one of Spain's most popular windsurf competitions. Currently he is still deeply involved in various projects and international events. He has never left the beach.
Tuna de Medicina de Salamanca
La tuna originated in Spain and Portugal in 13th century and the tradition still holds to this day. Students play serenades with instruments and attire according to tradition.
Who better than our friends from one of the world's oldest university cities to seranade the oceans?
Grayhound is a 5/6th scale replica of a three-masted Customs Lugger from 1776. She was launched on the 4th of August 2012. Grayhound carries a Category 0 licence for world-wide travel. She can carry 10 to 12 passengers and a crew of 5. She is armed with two cannons.
Grayhound offers environmentally-friendly charter, cargo hauling and environmental and artistic projects on a classic sailing ship.
Grayhound and the crew aboard contribute to a greener way of thinking, travelling and transporting cargo while sailing in its truest form.