Rob develops the business, ensuring Craftinsure remains the best online boat insurance provider in the UK and Ireland. He is also involved with claims on a daily basis.
Rob is a Dinghy sailor at heart, he learnt to sail in a Snipe crewing for his father. His first boats include a Mirror and Miracle before many years racing Scorpions. Rob spent many years campaigning a Fireball, competing at many World Championships both as helm and as crew. He also raced International 14s back in the day, again both as helm and crew.
He raced a Thames A Rater from Thames Sailing Club and with the same crew he also sailed Hunter 7o7, a small racing keelboat, on the Hamble.
Rob sailed Fireflies with his daughters when they were also Oppie sailing and with their campaigns going well, the family RIB allowed the whole family to get out on the racecourse. As the girls grew a Merlin followed and they had a good season last year enjoying a number of Merlin open meetings. Rob has always had a Laser for Frostbite sailing. This led him into Laser Masters sailing in which he competes at an International level.
In 2020, Rob managed to compete at two major Regattas, the Laser Nationals and the Moth Nationals.