with
Capt. Peter Wood
The world’s best value, instructional and easy to use coastal navigation training system!

Our staff are highly experienced and qualified mariners with over 70 years combined experience. Below you will find an example of some of that experience.

Experience

  • Training Master/Operations Manager - All Hands on Deck Maritime Training
  • Operations Manager - Blue Water Cruise Line
  • Teacher TAFE - Maritime Studies Tomaree & Newcastle Colleges
  • Senior Constable of Police - NSW Police/Water Police
  • Tugmaster/Engineer- Harbour Lighterage - Sydney & Newcastle
  • Dredge Mate - West Ham Dredging - WA & NSW
  • Launchmaster/Engineer - Bureau of Customs - WA & NSW
  • Master, Engineer and Deckhand - Sydney Ferries
  • Maritime career commenced on British Merchant vessels in coastal and foreign going capacity serving with Metcalf Motor Coasters, Blue Star Line, Port Line, Shaw Savill Line, Hudson Steamship Line and Stag Line - 4 years

Qualifications

  • Master Class 4 (Trading - Unrestricted) Certificate # 101067
  • Harbour & River Master Certificate # 658
  • Marine Engine Driver (Grade 2) Certificate # 513298
  • Marine Motor Engineer Certificate # 501
  • Certificate of Local Knowledge - Port of Newcastle
  • Certificate IV in Training & Assessment (TAA04)
  • AMSA GMDSS General Operators Certificate (GOC)
  • AMSA Certificate of Basic Safety Training (STCW95)
  • Formal ISM Code Internal Auditing Training
  • Formal Confined Space Training
  • Formal Risk Assessment Training
  • AYF Yacht Master Certificate of Competence (Offshore) # 953 Accredited Examiner 1996
  • Restricted Radio Operators Certificate of Proficiency # N2229
  • Senior First Aid Certificate valid to April 2017
  • Associate Diploma in Police Studies attained in 1989 (University of Newcastle)
  • Appointed Justice of the Peace in 1989 (appointment current)