Captain Rob Anderson first went to at 15 and gained his first command of a foreign-going ship at age 29, one of the youngest in Australia. he has since served for 40 years as Master (Class 1, unlimited) and worked as a Great Barrier Reef and Torres Strait Marine Pilot. he has also lectured part-time over 10 years proudly helping nearly 400 seafarers gain their Master 4 certificates. His wide-ranging experience has included incidents and accidents of every type, in every ocean of the world, including twice having oilrigs sink while under tow. He lives on a small farm in Victoria and rides high-performance motorcycles.