Ian is an RYA qualified yacht master for power and sail and an advanced powerboat instructor. Ian has spent lots of time at sea during his career and personally, making him a highly qualified and experienced asset to the team. He spent 11 years as a Marine Engineering Officer in the Merchant Navy and then went on to a career with North Wales Police.
In 2005 he started to work full time as a sailing & boating instructor and has since taught hundreds of people on practical and shore-based courses. He is chief instructor for Seawake Training at Conwy Marina.
He has sailed the Irish Sea extensively in all weathers with regular trips around Anglesey, to the Isle of Man, along the West coast of Scotland, over to Ireland, and of course exploring the beautiful North Wales coastline. When not sailing his interests include sport, cooking and anything to do with outdoors and adventure.