Brian Francis Poole. Born Sydney 1938, School De La Salle Marrickvile Sydney. Pre apprentice Fitting and Machining 1953. Apprenticeship Shipwright and Boatbuilder at HMA Naval Dockyard 1954-1958. Uni NSW 1959 to 1962. Design office GID 1958 to 1962. Part time with Alan Payne on Gretel 1. Naval Overseer GOSI Codock on HMS Tabard 1962 -63. Design Drawing Office GID 1964 to 1967. Royal National Lifesaving UK 1968. Vosper Thornycroft Southampton 68-69. Senior design draftsman / supervising design draftsman GID 1969-1980. GOSI 1980 -85. Senior Technical Marine Defence Contracting 1986 1989. Boden Boat Plans Small Craft, marine technical, and QA consultant 1989 to 2005.( Contract to J S Owen Naval Architedts,) TEAM Naval Engineering consultants, Ken Brown Marine, Miltec, TAFE Associate Diploma NA Sydney , and TAFE Naval Training Contract instructor in QA , Stability, Hydrostatics , Engineering Drawing, and Quality Systems AS3000. Instructure SMA Advanced Naval Technical course contract for 5 years . Stability, QA, Technical Documentation, and maths coaching.. Contract to TAFE for drafting Small Craft Surveyors modules.Retired from active employment 2007. Boden Boat Plans transferred to Troy Munnary and still trading as Australia,s oldest Naval Architect firm
Owner of many boats. Last larger boat the cruising Adams 10 Zulu moored of Sydney Amateur'. Member RSYS and Tempe Basin Motor Boat Association. Current restoration project a 1956 Bell Boy speedboat. The one with fins and recessed outboard well. Marine Journalist Trailer Boat Fisherman 2005 2009. Current articles of Australian Builders Plate published in Marine Business this your.
Ex Vice President NSW Shipwrights and Boatbuilders Association.Ex Member BIA of NSW.Member of Sydney Amateurs for twenty years .
Past expertise,Naval hull design and out fitting, defence contracting and quality systems,technical document and correctness of drawings and specifications. Later expertise small craft design and associate business responsibilities Traditional timber ,steel, and aluminium small craft design and associated powering and outfitting systems. Detailed knowledge of Australian Builders Plate for Recreational Craft
Extensive experience dealing with profession ship and boatbuilders and owner builder