Don Roper

Don has worked for PTUK/Aquasafe for about ten years and trains both on smaller and big boats. Don is a Yachtmaster Instructor and also a Yachtmaster Examiner. He’s also one of our three Radar Instructors.


Don was previously with Dorset Police’s Marine Section and spent many years patrolling the Dorset coast in their motor cruiser, RIBs and PWCs.


  • RYA Yachtmaster Examiner (Power)
  • RYA Advanced Powerboat Examiner
  • RYA Advanced Powerboat Instructor
  • RYA Yachtmaster Instructor (Power)
  • RYA/MCA Commercially Endorsed Yachtmaster
  • RYA VHF/SRC Instructor/Assessor
  • RYA Radar Instructor

What our clients say

“Don was a really calming influence maiking handling our new boat far easier than we thought that it would be” Jason and Sarah on their Princess 52