FLOAT YOUR BOAT
About This Show
WHAT FLOATS YOUR BOAT?
We dig deep into people’s dreams, passions and desires in an effort get to the bottom of that age old question; a question that has initiated a world-wide phenomenon known as the Self-help industry.
On Float your Boat you will hear real people sharing their phenomenal stories of tragedy and success and back again. We interview the well known and the not so well known.
Anyone with a great story really!
Your hosts George Sabados and Brett Pattinson use their uniquely laid back, candid and humorous approach to try and answer that big question – “What truly makes you happy?”
So hop on board and strap yourself in and find out what it takes to Float your Boat.
Most Recent Episode
S03 – Episode 011: Local Boy Does Good - Trevor Cracknell - Westpac Helicopter & Local Hero
Trevor Cracknell is a 32-year veteran of the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter Service based at La Perouse in the Botany Bay National Park in Sydney. Commencing as a Rescue Crew Officer in 1986, Trevor is one of the most respected & experienced helicopter rescue crewmen currently serving in Australia. He is also a fully qualified Air Crewman (winch operator) with over 3,500 flight hours of service, and now also holds the roles of Service Crew Chief and Check & Training Officer. Born and bred in Maroubra, Trevor is a highly accomplished surf lifesaver (Life Member and Hall of Fame Inductee at Maroubra SLSC). In 1978, Trevor represented Australia in swimming at the Commonwealth Games in Edmonton, Canada, competing in the 100m and 200m Butterfly. Over his career, Trevor has witnessed the evolution of helicopter rescue in Australia and has contributed to innovations in water rescue techniques that set the standard for emergency aviation services nationally. In 1992, Trevor walked away uninjured after the crash of a Dauphine helicopter in the Blue Mountains while on a rescue search. Trevor has been officially acknowledged for his efforts as a rescue crewman, twice awarded for bravery by the Royal Humane Society in 1996 and 1997 and the prestigious Group Citation for Bravery from the Governor General in 1996 for a dangerous rescue performed off Cronulla which saved the life of a surfer in 103km winds. Trevor is married to Jenny with two beautiful daughters.