East Coast Marine Training

At East Coast Marine Training, our journey began with a shared passion for maritime excellence and a commitment to fostering a new generation of skilled seafarers.

Captain Rodney Petersen

Owner & Senior Captain, Rodney Petersen, was born in Sydney as the fourth generation seaman of his family. He spent much of his early years on the tug boats, ferries and cruise boats with his father, and hanging out with his grandfather down at his boat shed and on his boat.

Captain Rodney Petersen's qualifications are :

Unrestricted Coxswain
Marine Radio Operator
St John's Senior First Aid
Certificate IV in Workplace Training & Assessment
Blue Card (working with children)

Our mission is to empower individuals with the skills and confidence needed to navigate the challenges of the maritime world, contributing to a safer and more proficient marine industry. At East Coast Marine Training, we believe in shaping futures, forging connections, and setting sail towards a brighter, more skilled maritime community.

Captain Nicholas Lynch

Captain Nick has grown up on the Gold Coast and began working on family fishing vessels from a young age.

Has acquired the majority of his sea-time throughout Queensland and South Asia as a Master 4 operating on commercial vessels in the transport and fishing industries. From 2020 Nick has been based in south east Queensland as a trainer&assessor for maritime qualifications & providing boat and JetSki training.

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