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Dan Lewis

Dan Lewis

Marina Manager

Dan joined us as Marina Manager in 2021 from Aquavista Watersides and Marinas, who operate a group of inland waterways marinas across the UK. He has spent the last 15 years of his career in Operational Management roles in the Travel, Leisure and Hospitality sector. This included cruise holiday operations and heading up bespoke accommodation and high-volume bar operations at some of the UK and Europe’s largest festivals and events.

Kelly Trewern

Kelly Trewern

Assistant Manager

Kelly has been at Cobb's Quay since 2001 and therefore has a wealth of knowledge and experience here. She will always be found being extremely industrious in the office and is always willing to assist customers with any questions.

Andrew Rollett

Andrew Rollett

Dry Stack Operative

Andrew joined the Cobb's Quay team in December 2021 after previously working for a local watersports company. He is a qualified RYA Powerboat Instructor, so is always on hand to answer any of your questions. Andrew can be found helping out in all departments and enjoys working by the water.

April Collins

April Collins

Seasonal Marina Operative

April joined our team in October 2021 and has been on and around the water for most of her life, teaching dinghy sailing and powerboating in the local clubs of Poole and Bath. She is helping our permanent staff team over the summer and coming winter.

Chas Kirkby

Chas Kirkby

Marina Operative

Chas is Cobb's Quay veteran, joining the team in 2006. In that time he has gained experience in the office, dry stack, yard and out on the pontoons, Chas is always happy to help and provides service with a smile.

Chloe Law

Chloe Law

Summer Marina Operative

Chloe will be a seasonal Marina Operative after working on community sport projects across London for 6 years. She is originally from Poole so looking forward to spending lots of time outside at the marina during the busy (and hopefully) sunny months.

Dan Halbert

Dan Halbert

Dry Stack Team Leader

Dan joined the Cobb's Quay team in February 2020 after previously working at another local marina. He was promoted to Dry Stack Team Leader in October 2021, and you'll find him driving the forklift and helping out in other departments.

Dominic Ockenden

Dominic Ockenden

Dry Stack Operative

Dominic started with us at Cobb's Quay in April 2022 within our dry stack operation. Dominic is local to Poole and loves being in and on the water when ever possible. He also owns his own boat and has a passion for fishing.

Ellen Lappin

Ellen Lappin

Administrator

Ellen joined us at Cobb's Quay Marina as Office Administrator in May 2022. As a newbie to the industry, she is eager to get stuck in and loves to spend much of her free time out on the water, including powerboating and paddleboarding.

Gary Talbot

Gary Talbot

Yard Foreman

Gary is a Cobb's Quay veteran joining the team in 1987. He is a fountain of knowledge when it comes to our yard operations with many years of experience and is always happy to help. You will find him in the boatyard operating the 40t hoist and tractor, or out on the water towing with our jet rib.

Gorete Miller

Gorete Miller

Receptionist

Gorete joined our team in April 2022 and has spent the last six years cruising around Europe and before settling in Poole. She will be joining the amazing team at Cobb’s Quay just in time for the busy summer season and is looking forward to meeting as many customers as possible.

Harry Whittle

Harry Whittle

Marina Operative

Harry joined the Cobb's Quay team in January 2019 after working for another local marina. He started off as a Yard Hand and was part of the yard team until April 2021 when he moved departments to become a Marina Operative. You will find Harry helping out all around the marina whether that be in the boatyard, dry stack or out on the pontoons, and will always provide service with a smile.

Ian Rollett

Ian Rollett

Marina Operative

Ian joined the Cobb's Quay team in 2019 as the site maintenance man and then transferred to become one of our yard operatives in April 2021. Ian can be found conducting our boatyard operations and enjoys sailing in his spare time.

Jason Howell

Jason Howell

Dry Stack Operative

Jason joined the Cobb's Quay team in 2021. He is qualified to drive our forklifts and can be found working at the Dry Stack facility.

Kelly Boardman

Kelly Boardman

Boatyard Administrator

Kelly has worked at Mercury Yacht Harbour in Hamble and now at Cobb's Quay Marina, where she has worked as our Boatyard Administrator since April 2021. Kelly has over 9 years experience in the marine Industry having previously worked on superyachts in the electronics sector. Kelly is the 'go to' person for organising lift outs and runs the diary for the winter lifts.

Louise King

Louise King

Marina Operative

Louise joined the Cobb's Quay team in April 2022. Her career so far has predominately been based within the customer service industry and loves providing the highest level of service to all customers in her care. She is most happy when she is out and about meeting new people and engaging with her customers.

Neil Turner

Neil Turner

Marina Operative

Neil is the longest serving team member at Cobb's Quay Marina, being with us since 1984 and offering a wealth of experience and huge knowledge of the history of the marina. Neil can be found primarily as a Marina Operative but, being multi-talented, he also stands in on the dry stack as a Banksman as well as assisting the yard team when needed. Always with a smile on his face, Neil is a valued member of the Cobb's Team.

Olivia Smith-Randall

Olivia Smith-Randall

Summer Marina Assistant

Olivia joined the team in April 2022 as a Summer Marina Assistant, she has had a passion for boats since she moved to the area at 10 years old. She has various boating qualifications and is hoping to get an apprenticeship later this year in marine engineering.

Peter Swann

Peter Swann

Marina Operative (Casual)

Peter loves being by or on the water and has worked for us over the last couple of summers as a Marina Operative. Peter loves to stay active and in his spare time you will find him attending various gym classes or out on the water kayaking around the coast.

Richard Oliver

Richard Oliver

Marina Operative

Richard joined us as a Marina Operative in April 2022 and has been a local resident of Poole for over 30 years. He is a paddle sports enthusiast and has a great deal of interest in the Marine industry along with a fair knowledge of the south coast between the Isle of Wight and East Devon.

Sam Webb

Sam Webb

Dry Stack Operative

Sam joined the Cobb's Quay team in April 2021 as a Dry Stack Operative. He quickly trained as a driver and provides a high quality of service. Sam is a qualified RYA Yachtmaster and has previous experience helming yachts in the Mediterranean so he a vast amount of knowledge when it comes to boating. You will find Sam driving the forklift and providing service with a smile.

Scott Frame

Scott Frame

Marina Operative

Scott joined the Cobb's Quay team in 2018. He is qualified to operate all of our yard machinery and can be found conducting our boatyard operations.

Shelley Picken

Shelley Picken

Summer Marina Operative

Shelley joined MDL as she has a passion for the outdoors, and particularly around water. Shelley comes from a boating background and also surfs, kayaks and climbs, so being able to combine some of that with work is an ideal opportunity!

Steve Boardman

Steve Boardman

Dry Stack Team Leader

Steve joined the Cobb's Quay team in 2021 after transferring from Hamble Point Marina. He is qualified to operate our forklifts and is the Dry Stack Team Leader.


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