The Forecasters

Simon Keeling

Simon Is a member of the Royal Meteorological Society and has appeared on numerous television and radio programs both in the UK and overseas. He was met-producer for the weather channel in the States and the first weatherman on Britain’s 24 hour TV weather station. Simon has also presented weather on GMTV, ITV’s flagship breakfast program before setting up W.C.S. Marine a company that specialises in providing detailed weather forecasts for sailors via the internet or fax.

Chris Tibbs

Chris Tibbs, MSc. Applied meteorology, has over 18 years and 250,000 miles at sea, that included 3 round the world races, the last time as Skipper of Concert in the BTGC. In 1998 Chris returned to University to gain his masters degree in meteorology. After forecaster training at the Met Office, Chris now runs a forecasting and consulting company for racing and cruising yachts.