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Captain Bob Hone

Captain Bob Hone

Captain Bob Hone

Captain Bob Hone is currently a lecturer in nautical studies with the school of marine science and engineering at Plymouth University. Captain Hone has spent over thirty years at sea sailing various vessels including The STA Sir Winston Churchill and the Queen Mary 2 which he sailed as chief officer during her inaugural year. He also worked for the Cornish Shipping Company transporting cargo before sailing the Queen Elizabeth 2 in her final year and the P and O cruise ship aurora as staff captain.

Captain Hone talks about the science of navigation and tells us what it was like to return home from sea after a long voyage. We wonder how Tim will be feeling about returning to Earth…