Ian started out on the water in his teenage years with his family. After spending many years in the armed forces in many instructor roles. He then moved into the maritime industry. The water has grown into his passion and vocation that he loves to share with others. Ian has a vast experience in the commercial sector skipping offshore wind farm vessels, Pilot Veseel Coxswain and is currently the Group Hydrograpic Vessel Master for Peel Ports on the River Mersey. Ian is also an HM Coastguard Rescue Officer being called out over 100 times last year alone.

Pioneer Instructor

Advanced Powerboat Instructor

Personal Watercraft Instructor

BSAC Diving Instructor

Safety Boat Instructor

Shorebased Navigation Instructor

MCA Master 200gt OOW 500gt

Yachtmaster Offshore CoC



Zdenek is currently a Pilot Vessel skipper on the River Mersey.He has worked in the maritime industry since 2013 so has plenty of experience to share with students.

Zdenek has a passion to help others achieve thier goals,Which shows in his attitude towards instructing.He is currently working towards his instructor certificates.

Advanced CoC

Powerboat Instructor




Steve has been a keen powerboater for over 10 years. Now Semi-retired & trying to live life to the max

Having owned several RIBS & Boats for pleasure, fishing & observing a bit of wildlife on the water. 

Steve has gained very good tidal experience from having boats moored at Preston Marina & now Fleetwood Docks.

Steve passed his RYA PB2 in 2008 and has been a regular attender on RYA power boat courses since.

Steve is looking forward to passing on skills he has learned over the years to help newcomers to the boating world.

Personal Watercraft Instructor

Powerboat Instructor

Safety Boat Instructor



Alan has been a mariner since the age of 17. Working from a deck hand up to officer of the watch in the merchant navy.Having moved from oil and gas he now provides marine management to the offshore wind farm renewable sector.Alan also has vast experience operating fast wind farm vessels and tugs

Powerboat Instructor

Yachtmaster Offshore CoC

MCA Master 200gt CoC

Officer of the watch unlimited