Meet the crew

Our boatfolk at Conwy Marina

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Jon Roberts

Marina Manager

Jon is the tenth generation of Conwy fishermen and is part of the furniture having completed 22 years of stress-free service. Outside of work Jon is a keen rugby fan and tries to get to as many Wales rugby internationals as possible.

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Phil Jones

Assistant Marina Manager / Senior Yacht Broker

Phil has been around Conwy marina since leaving school and has tried his hand at all areas of boating. Phil once had a good head of hair, but it soon disappeared when he started selling boats! Phil enjoys sailing and wakeboarding.

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Becki Hughes

Administrative Secretary

From treading the boards to walking the plank (not literally) Becki is a long established member of the team with a crew of sailors in her family. Becki is Conwy born and bred and with a love for travel and the outdoors she is certainly living her best life!

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Steve Ryder

Yard Supervisor

Steve has been a member of the Conwy Marina family since he left school with a 2-year hiatus. After returning as berthing master Steve has gradually worked his way up to Yard Supervisor. Away from the marina Steve is a loving husband and father to Ruby and Franky. In his spare time he’s is a keen golfer with a handicap of 10.

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Martin Thomas

Berthing Master

Martin is the longest-serving member of the team, having just completed 25 years’ service. He has been at Conwy since the days of portacabins! A full on trekkie, to us Martin is out of this world.

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John Mellor

Berthing Master

What John doesn’t know about fishing isn’tworth knowing about. On top of that he is the 2019 Yacht Harbour Association’s Marina Employee of the Year. Fishing or exemplary service, John is the man to know.

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Dave Jones

Berthing Master

Dave has for the last 20 years worked in the marine industry.  He is well versed in boat handling, care and maintenance.  Outside of work Dave is a keen musician and can often be seen performing with the Llandudno town band.

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Simon Davies

Berthing Master

Simon has worked around boats for some time now and enjoys the daily atmosphere of marina life. An avid golfer he cherishes any opportunity to be in the great outdoors.

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Samantha Outram


Sam has been in the marine industry for over 6 years, leaving in 2005 to have a family, Sam has now returned to the office and now works with the administration team. A Conwy girl Sam is well-known and respected in the area and in her spare time enjoys days out with the family.

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Sarah Hall

Yacht Broker - boatpoint Conwy

Sarah is one of our Yacht Brokers and has joined Conwy Marina after returning home from living and working overseas in Auckland, New Zealand. Having grown up sailing and boating in North Wales, she enjoys spending time with family and friends exploring the local Welsh waters. Outside of the boating world, Sarah is a keen skier and hiker and can often be found on the side of a mountain somewhere enjoying the views.

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James Harvey

Yacht Broker - boatpoint Conwy

James Harvey is one of our Yacht Brokers at Conwy Marina. James has an international background and extensive experience in customer relations. He has always had a passion for the yachting industry which was enhanced by his studies at The Maritime Training Academy. James grew up in Brazil and can speak Portuguese. Having spent his youth in South America, he developed a passion for surfing and American sports. Bem vindo a marina!


Paul Worthington

Senior Systems Engineer - boatcare

Paul joined the British R.E.M.E in 1978 as a mechanic and completed 28 years of service. He also achieved his PHD in his rank of A.S.M.  Paul has over 25 years experience in the marine industry and previously owned and operated North Wales Marine Engineering. When Paul finds the time, he enjoys short breaks away in his caravan.

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Karen Ogden

Technician - boatcare

Karen has boundless enthusiasm and a welcoming smile for everyone. Now a qualified marine engineer, and the first female engineer in North Wales, she's a perfect fit with the team.

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Simon Rowlands

Boatyard Operative

Simon was employed to cover sick leave but was soon offered a full-time position with the boatyard team. Simon comes from a military background having served with the Household Cavalry with tours in Afghanistan and Iraq. These days Simon enjoys days in the allotment with his daughter Poppy.

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Callum Spencer

boatcare Operative

Callum is the first boatcare apprentice at Conwy Marina splitting his time between work and college. He covers all aspects of the yard from lifting to antifouling. In his spare time, he is an avid drummer and also enjoys air softing.

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