Mark Osborne

Mark Osborne: Director

As owner of PERS, Mark brings his 45 years of knowledge and expertise into all aspects of our training and consultancy practice.  Started Power Boating in 1985 and joind the RYA scheme in 1990.


Chris 'Popeye' Headon: 
RYA PW (Jetski) Instructor and Trainer

Chris is an ambassador for PWP and works very closely with them to promote the safe use of PW’s (Jetski’s) across the country. A very keen jet skier, fly boarder, Sail and powerboat owner. With over 35 years of experience.  He enjoys instructing in his casual manner and watching his students develop their skills with great encouragement and fun.


Glen McArthur: Lead Trainer

Glen has been delivering quality and professional courses for decades and is forever educating our trainers to deliver the best courses possible. RYA Instructor after serving several years as a lifeguard and lifeboatman in Gosport and Fareham. 

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Tim Eady: RYA Instructor and Trainer

One of the first RYA Instructors.  Tim is a keen water skier and power boat user and owner.  Over 25 years of experience.  Enjoys instructing and empowering candidates to develop their skills with encouragement.

Worked closely with Mark for over 30 years as a Fire Officer.  


Joe Day: South West Trainer

With 12 years experience in Health & Fitness, paired with his knowledge of the human anatomy, Joe specialises in delivering fantastic First Aid Courses.

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Henry Prout : RYA Instructor

Started his career in the RNLI back in 2016 as a volunteer and as a full-time staff member for the RNLI. From there Henry went on to work commercially as a marine engineer on the River Thames and later to offshore CTVs. As a professional maritime instructor for the Maritime & Coastguard Agency, he delivers IMO STCW training for merchant seafarers including firefighting, personal survival techniques and enclosed (dangerous) spaces. 

A Royal Yachting Association Powerboat Instructor with a commercially endorsed International Certificate of Competence (ICC).


Stefanie Davies: Office Manager

Affectionately known as 'Money Penny'....the lady at the desk that keeps everyone in check.