Richard Bridge is an Unlimited Master Mariner and has been working in the maritime industry for forty years. During his cadetship with Ocean Fleets of Liverpool and up to the rank of 2nd Officer he sailed on General Cargo, Container, Ro/Ro, Bulk, VLCC, Gas & Chemical tankers before working on a sail training ship. He moved to Passenger vessels in 1991 serving from 2nd Officer to Captain gaining his first command in 1998. As superyachts increased in tonnage and complexity, he moved to a newbuild yacht in 2003 and commanded several very high-profile yachts from then until making the move ashore in 2018.
Richard set up Bridge Yachting in 2018 offering consultancy services to superyacht owners.