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Captain Steve Kelsall
BA (Hons), Cert Ed, FHEA

Senior Lecturer

Warsash Maritime School

Steve Kelsall


Captain Steve Kelsall has over 45 years' maritime industry experience, including 30 years' sea going experience, sailing world wide on a variety of vessels including tankers, general cargo, container, bulk carriers and fast ferries (hovercraft).

After ceasing his seagoing career, Steve has worked at Solent University since 2008 teaching maritime simulation, including superyacht OOW and Master courses; petrochemical, teaching all levels of tanker safety, including simulation. Steve currently delivers training in maritime safety.

Further information

Steve spent 30 years in the Merchant Navy and has experience on tankers (oil and chemical), bulk carriers, general cargo, container, and fast ferries (hovercraft). His experience includes 10 years as Master serving on tankers.