Brian Beckley


Brian Beckley


I am an experienced ship master who loves to teach and pass on my experience.

Expert In...

• ship handling
• pilotage

Courses I Teach

    Qualifications and Accolades

    • CoC Class 1
    • several pilotage exemption certificates
    • chosen by P&O Board to take charge, in Japan, of last six months’ preparation of new passenger builds

    Industry Background

    Following my cadetship with Blue Funnel Line, I was a master with P&O for over 16 years.

    Professional Activities

    • engaged with UK Hydrographic Office in support of ENC Charts
    • working with pilots on board
    • underpinning TRANSAS simulation

    Why B&FC?

    In my opinion, this is the best maritime College in the UK.


    “Being a professional is doing the things you love to do, on the days you don’t feel like doing them.”