Dan Farmer, our skipper, joined the Royal Australian Navy in 1989 and developed a healthy appetite for sailing. Dan is a Master Class 5 skipper and RYA Yachtmaster, Offshore and Cruising Instructor.  He holds all relevant qualifications to make your time onboard safe and enjoyable.  Dan enjoys many water based adventures including blue water racing which is his passion. Dan is a very responsible skipper and a safety conscious man. He takes his role very seriously and with pride.  Dan would like to get more people into yachting and improve their skills through information, advice and training onboard a safe and happy vessel.

Mark Gibbs holds a Master Class 4 commercial skippers ticket, and is an RYA Yachtmaster Offshore and Cruising Instructor. Mark has 35 years of global sail training, charter and ocean racing experience. Mark has also participated in and led many scientific marine research expeditions and holds the role of Director: Knowledge to Innovation at Queensland University of Technology and has extensive experience in coastal management, coastal climate adaptation, and marine risk management.