Our Team

Our Team

David Pugh-Jones – Principal

David has over 40 years experience and over 100,000 sea miles starting life in small sailing dinghies on the Dee Estuary at the age of 8 moving through numerous Fastnet Races and Ocean Deliveries. A Commercially endorsed yachtmaster both sail and power he has a passion for teaching, these days concentrating on power as an RYA Advanced Powerboat & Safety boat Instructor and Yacht Captain licensed to 200GT



Russ Hall – Senior Instructor

Russ is a former Royal Navy Leading Seaman Ops Branch and Police Sergeant with extensive experience working in the marine environment. He is an RYA/MCA Commercially Endorsed Advanced Power Boat Skipper and RYA Power Boat Instructor. He also holds RYA Yachtmaster, Dinghy and Safety Boat Certificates.  On completing 30 years service with Devon & Cornwall Police he returned in the voluntary role of Marine Special Constable