The son of a former Royal Navy officer, Andy has spent most of his life in and around boats. As a youth, he was a member of the Royal Canadian Sea Cadets and spent several summers as a watch officer on the SV St. Lawrence II.
He is an Engineer and prior to retirement he held various interesting positions from Artic Engineering to Aerospace applications.
Andy is married to Louise and they have a son and daughter and three grandchildren. He is an avid boater who has been sailing out of Oakville for more than 40 years. Previously he skippered boats in Kingston and Montreal. Andy and his family spent many happy summers cruising on Lake Ontario and the St Lawrence River. Currently he sails a Beneteau 331 out of the Oakville Yacht Squadron.
Andy enjoys skiing when the boat in “on the hard”.
During his long association with the Canadian Power Squadron, he has taught a number of CPS courses including, Boating, Seamanship and Seamanship Sail and a number of short specialty courses.