Who We Are
Company Director and Principle Trainer
AMSA Master Class 5, Chief Mate, Open Coxswain, Marine Engine Driver Grade 2, Radio Operators certificate Proficiency, AMSA Invigilator (Marine Radio), Diploma Public Safety (Police Search & Rescue Coordinator) , Bachelor of Education, Diploma of Secondary Teaching, Diploma Work Health and Safety, Certificate IV in Training and Assessment TAE and Boatsafe authorised training provider.
Col is an AMSA qualified Marine Operator with over 40 years maritime experience.
Col has looked after the Gold Coast and Brisbane waterways for over 20 years in his previous occupation as Water Police Officer. During this time he was a qualified State Search and Rescue Mission Co-ordinator being involved in many search and rescue operations both as co-ordinator and rescue vessel operator. As Officer in Charge, Col set up and ran the Water Police State Training Unit along with the Water Police Fleet management program. Over the years Col has operated all manner of commercial vessels including Charter Boats, Trawlers and performed Vessel Deliveries across the eastern seaboard.
Cols qualifications allow him to Master all vessels up to 24 metres in the commercial boating industry.
Col brings a wealth of boating experience spanning over 40 years and is dedicated to passing on his skills, knowledge and experience to future boat operators.