Mike Robertson

Orginally from Edinburgh, Mike Robertson worked with Scottish Youth Hostels, helping with outdoor courses, including skiing, climbing and sailing. After graduating in law from the University of St Andrews in 1969, he was attracted by the sailing opportunities in Oban and moved to the town to work as a solicitor in 1971. He was one of the first crew members of Oban Lifeboat when it was established in 1972 and served almost 30 years as crew. He is now the RNLI branch chairman.