Keynote Adventure, Sports & Sailing Speaker

Brendan is trusted by the world’s top organisations, to deliver inspirational speeches and create change.

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Clients say

Brendan gave us a gripping story and three key ideas our team still refer back to, six months later.

It was like watching a movie. We felt like we were on the boat with you.

Inspiring insights, delivered with a message tailored for us. Super impactful.

Brendan delivered perfectly on the theme of our​ conference. The golden thread of the day went ​right through his speech.

Client Case Study


Sanofi Pharmaceuticals


Team of Global Business Unit Leaders

Event Outcomes:

Bring together a global team, aligned behind a common strategy, working more collaboratively across markets and regions.

Brendan Delivered:

1 hour keynote, focusing on his sailing team’s ‘Ready. Set. Rise’ moments.

Client Feedback:

“Your session today was a huge success . The team was energized and the presenters after you made references to what you shared with us. A huge thank you for sharing this amazing experience with us!”

Burcu Eryilmaz

SVP Sanofi Specialty Care Executive Leadership Team

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Brendan Hall delivering a keynote speech

Not your typical Sailing speaker…

Brendan’s Story,

In a nutshell…

An Epic 40,000 Mile, 11 Month Ocean Race Around The Planet

Ten Crews On Identical Racing Yachts

Strongest Teamwork Wins

His Team Won
(by a huge margin)​

He’s One Of Only 10 People Ever To Lead The Winning Team​

(Less than have been to the moon)​
  • His Sailing Story Will Inspire Your Team To
  • Collaborate As One Team

  • Commit to the Vision

  • Take Full Ownership

  • Nurture Team Spirit

  • Deliver Winning Results

Keynote Speaking

An inspiring Keynote That Creates Change

Clear Calls To Action​

Brendan’s first question to an event organiser is “What do you want people to do differently as a result of being at your event?” – He works these calls-to-action into his speech.

Memorable Phrases

Brendan gives your audience memorable ‘sticky phrases’ that stay with people and get used back at work. ​

Example: “We only use blame in the event of gross negligence or malice. Everything else is a learning experience.”

​Useful Models

Brendan graphically illustrates his key points in his speech, then sends these useful models to the audience members to use within their own teams.

Brendan Hall delivering a keynote speech with an image of his sailing team in the background

Get a Speech From the UK’s Top Sailing Speaker

Brendan Hall is the UK’s leading sailing speaker.

As a skipper in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, Brendan led his team to victory, showcasing exceptional skills in psychology, teamwork, and leadership under extreme conditions.

His unique insights are drawn from real-world challenges and successes, making them highly relevant to leadership and high-performance cultures.

Beyond sailing, Brendan is an accomplished speaker, author, coach, and consultant, dedicated to fostering resilience, collaboration, and peak performance in organisations.

Brendan Hall delivering a keynote speech with a packed audience

A Sports Public Speaker Who Inspires Through Experience

Brendan inspires his audiences through his personal experiences, offering motivation for organisational growth.

By sharing his journey of overcoming challenges and achieving success, they foster a winning mindset and learn the importance of resilience and perseverance. His stories highlight the principles of impactful leadership, teamwork, and dedication, making him highly relevant to the modern organisation.

Brendan empowers individuals to embrace challenges, set ambitious goals, and lead with confidence and drive positive change.

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Brendan Hall delivering a keynote speech with an engaged audience
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