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Amber Irons

Amber Irons

Marina Operative

Amber joined Hythe Marina in November 2021 after completing Public Services at college and hopes to continue her studies in Marine Engineering in the future. Amber has completed her lock training and hopes to develop her skills in MDL. In her spare time, she completes many volunteering activities and has earned several prestigious awards and appointments, most recently the Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire's Cadet. She also enjoys playing football, fitness and playing the guitar in her spare time.

Debbie Scott

Debbie Scott

Administrator

Debbie joined the Hythe Marina team in 2019 and is a linchpin of the operation. She is a car enthusiast – look out for her recently decorated Ford ST, a keen photographer and does Cosplay for charity.

Doug Coulson

Doug Coulson

Night Lock Keeper

Doug joined MDL in 1997 at Hamble Point, having previously worked at an independently owned marina. He transferred to Hythe Marina in 2001. During his time with MDL he has served on working groups and provided relief cover at other MDL marinas, and as such he has visited most of the other sites. His previous employment included working in property management and he enjoys sailing, classic car ownership and local cruising in his small hovercraft.

Gary Harvey

Gary Harvey

Lock Keeper

Gary Joined Hythe Marina in 2002 and has enjoyed the marine environment ever since. After nearly 20 years with MDL, he is a well known face to the many Residents & Berth Holders he serves. In his spare time Gary is very much of the sporting variety especially his first love, football. As part of Towergate’s Marina of the Year 2021 awards, Gary won the prestigious Employee of the Year award for the great work he carries out at Hythe Marina.

Harrison Barnett

Harrison Barnett

Marina Operative

Harrison is one of our Marina Operatives, grew up on the water and has over 10 years of boating experience. He qualified in 2021 as an OOW unlimited and looks to one day have a career in the Merchant Navy.

Luke Phillips

Luke Phillips

Yard Hand

Luke has worked for MDL since 2004 and is a self-confessed workaholic.

Mike Higgins

Mike Higgins

Lock Keeper

Mike has worked at Hythe since 2006 doing various roles, but is now one of our two daytime lock keepers. When not working, he can normally be found on the golf course or in his garage whittling.

Paul Corney

Paul Corney

Yard Hand

Paul has worked for MDL since 2005 and enjoys “lifting and moving stuff”. A keen mariner himself Paul is fortunate enough to own and operate a RIB and a Sports Caddy.

Peter Day

Peter Day

Marina Operative

Peter has worked for MDL as a Marina Operative since May 2021. He is a qualified RYA Instructor and former Petty Officer of the Royal Navy Reserve. He lives in the New Forest with his wife Wendy and their black Labrador named “Bosun”.

Sandor Nagy

Sandor Nagy

Night Lock Keeper

Sandor has been working for MDL since 2013 through Manpower on various sites such as Hamble Point, Port Hamble, Mercury Yacht Harbour, Saxon Wharf, Shamrock Quay and Cobb’s Quay. From July 2019 he’s been working for Hythe Marina as Night Shift Lock Keeper.
He gained extensive experience in software development, banking, international trade and road construction projects.


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