Andy is qualified as a Yachtmaster Ocean and an Inland Waterways Helmsman Instructor. He is principal instructor at bearBOAT Training, he is responsible for the design of our boats and he carries out the handovers at the start and finish of our charters.
Jeanette Hardy owner and Director of Bear Boating Ltd has over 20 years experience in Sales & Marketing and holds directorships of several companies. Although other business interests mean that Jeanette spends a large amount of time overseas, when at home here in the UK, Jeanette’s idea of bliss is spending time on the canal with her much adored Newfies!
Andy Keeling is an award winning designer with over 25 years experience. Andy holds RYA Yachtmaster and Inland Waterways Helmsman's Qualifications and is equally as passionate about dogs, particularly Newfies & Golden Retrievers.Andy is responsible for the design of the Bear Boating website.
Mike is a RYA recognised instructor with a background in auto electrics. His Old English Sheepdog “Stirling” isn’t quite as at home in the water as your average Newfoundland but he does like to get his feet wet.