Instructor Mike Gridley

Mike Gridley – Powerboat Instructor

Mike is the former Producer and Host of PowerBoat Television and contributor to Boats&Places Magazine, BoatTest.ca and BoaterNews.ca. As a boating professional with PowerBoat TV Mike has experience on all types and sizes of power boats from ten to seventy feet, from bow riders to luxury yachts. His time on the water has taken him across Canada, the US and Caribbean with over 30 years cruising and exploring the Great Lakes.

A lifelong boater, Mike started on the water with a 12-foot Peterborough cedar strip. Graduating to fibreglass, he has owned a series of boats from cuddy cabins to cruisers. He has come full circle back to wood with the purchase of a 1964 Greavette.

Mike is a member of Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons, The Antique and Classic Boat Society, Trent-Severn Antique and Classic Boat Association, a past contributor to the Canadian Safe Boating Council and Chair of the Gravenhurst Antique and Classic Boat Show.

Please contact BoaterSkills.ca to arrange a private clinic on board your own boat and make this season a safe and fun-filled one on the water. And don’t forget – we come to you!

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