Bobby Janes is from the Northern Beaches of Sydney. He joined the Young Endeavour in January 2020 and is the Boatswain, responsible for the maintenance and safety of all running rigging, sails and survival equipment. Bobby joined the Navy in 2007 and has been deployed on various operations such as border security, humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, anti-piracy and anti-narcotics operations. He thoroughly enjoyed working in these complex environments and these experiences allowed him to see many parts of the world.
Bobby is passionate about youth development and he hopes to make a difference through the facilitation of the Young Endeavour Youth Scheme, allowing young Australians the opportunity to start their own journey. His hobbies are bushwalking, going to the beach, watching test rugby and assisting with the coaching of his son’s rugby team.