Born in Munich in 1965, Sabine graduated from the Department of Tourism and Hotel-Restaurant Management in 1989. She started sailing at the age of 10, and developed her sailing skills in the Baltic Sea and the Mediterranean. Throughout her life, she was always keen on sports, especially judo, table tennis, handball, skiing, swimming, windsurfing and sailing.
She worked in the tourism sector in Antalya between 1990 and 2001, and in 2002 she got the IYT Master of Yachts Coastal Instructor license (Coastal Yacht Captain Trainer Certificate) and IYT Master of Yachts Offshore Certificate.
In 2007, she started skippertraining program (maritime training and sailing program) with Tayfun Öztuna and they founded Sollare Sailing together.
She received the TYF approved Sailing Yachting Instructor / Tutor certificate (TUYEP YY5) in 2015 and the Sailing Yachting Instructor Trainer certificate (TUYEP YY7) in 2017. She is one of the only three trainers in Turkey with YY7 certificate.
She has been continuing sailing and maritime courses and travel programs at SOLLARE SAILING ACADEMY since 2017. As a captain, she has participated in more than 60 sailing races so far, leaving behind more than 55,000 nautical miles. She helped more than 1500 people learning sea and sailing.