Ian is an RYA Qualified Yachtmaster for power and sail and is a very experienced sailor having been involved with the sea most of his life.
He spent 11 years as a marine engineering officer in the Merchant Navy and followed that with a career as a Police Officer with North Wales Police.
In 2005 he started to work full time as a sailing instructor and has since taught hundreds of people on many courses, both practical and shore based. He is also a powerboat instructor.
He has sailed the Irish Sea extensively in all weathers with regular trips around Anglesey, to the Isle of Man, the West coast of Scotland, 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.