Rob Mercer - The Balanced Boater

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Introduction Rob is a highly qualified sea kayak instructor, holding an Advanced Sea Kayak Instructor and Assessor under the Australian canoeing award scheme, as well as being one of a handful of sea kayakers currently serving on the Australian Canoeing National Education and Safety Committee. Rob is the principal of the registered National Training Provider trading as "The Balanced Boater" offering commercial instruction to individuals and small groups at all levels (including expedition preparation, surf and rolling skills and instructor training). His clientele range from novice to experienced paddlers looking to enhance their skills before undertaking a major coastal expedition. Rob's trips resume includes crossing the notorious Bass Strait between the Australian mainland & Tasmania. He has also undertaken several unsupported coastal expeditions. These have so far included trips among the far north Queensland Islands, spanning the coast from the Tropic of Capricorn to Torres Strait, including Cape York.