Captain Jessica Tyson first went to sea in 1988 in the Merchant Navy progressing through the ranks and sailing as Master. She sailed on a wide variety of vessels including oil and gas tankers, passenger vessels, tugs, super yachts, small boats, yachts and paddle steamers over her 18 years at sea. With a change in personal circumstances she is now working as a marine consultant surveyor at C F Spencer & Co Ltd based near Bristol, as well as being an authorised Pilot for the Port of Bridgwater.
She is an active member of Nautilus International, (Maritime Professionals Union) being a member of the council and the chair for the Women’s Forum. She is also a member of WISTA, the Nautical Institute and Energy Institute.
Her passion for the sea and all things marine remains undiminished.