Bill Michael Cranston Ayles


From the General Botha Old Boys Association Muster List

1953 – 1961 – Clan Lines Steamers. Last Ship, Umtata, later renamed Klipbok.

1960 obtained Masters Certificate.

1961 – 64 – Teacher Training College, Manchester

1964 – obtained Teacher’s Certificate.

1964 – 68 – Teaching Primary School children, Liverpool.

1968 – 94 – teaching in Comprehensive School, Jersey, Channel Islands. Nautical studies and mathematics. Part time lecturer, navigation evening classes.

1972 open University Degree B.A.

1974 – 84, Chairman nautical studies southern examining group, England.

1973 – Mate on Square Rigger Regina Maris.

1984 – VHF Examiner.

1992 – took part in first race Kersey to San Sebastian, Spain, to celebrate the traditional skills of Ocean Navigation.

1993 – Channel Islands triathlon supervet champion.

1994 fell of bike, retired from racing.

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