Guadalupe “Lupe” has owned and operated businesses in Mexico most of her life. The largest having nearly 4000 employees manufacturing for Ford and Volkswagen. She has a degree in Architecture and in Hydrology. Lupe is one of the founding members of Vallarta Yacht Club.
Lupe was introduced to sailing by her older brother as a child. They sailed dinghies together when younger and her brother bought a large Swan in which they sailed 2 Transpacs. Lupe traveled the world on her Catana 47 for 10 years through the Panama canal, Europe, and Hawaii.
She recently purchased a Varrienta 44 and won 1st place in her class at MEXORC
Currently, Lupe owns and operates a small hotel resort in Bucerias Mexico, just outside of Puerto Vallarta. This is also the location of the Ullman Sails Puerto Vallarta.
Lupe is in charge of Mexican business issues as well as importing and exporting from the new location.