Mark is a co-owner of Freedom Ecotours, and one of the new captains of Freedom. As well as working for many years in the maritime industry, Mark has also been a keen sailor, with over 33,000 miles of ocean passages in the log book, including three Sydney-Hobart races and several other international ocean races. Safety is a paramount concern for Mark and while volunteering for Marine Rescue NSW, 5 years as crew and then 3 years as skipper, he rescued many boats and saved lives on the water.