Trained in the UK as a boat builder, Bob has technical expertise in fiberglass, wood and composite construction. He spent five years in Portugal running his own furniture building and boat repair business.

Since arriving in the Caribbean in 1990 on a 28 foot wooden boat with his family, he has worked in yacht survey, repair, management, charter and delivery, and founded Flyingfish Ventures Ltd in 2003. During this time he also rebuilt a 1950’s classic French racing yacht.

He continues to enjoy sailing adventures having recently completing a Pacific trip to Tahiti, where he still managed to fit a survey into his schedule.