In a heartwarming celebration, Tommy Burns was honoured today for his remarkable 30 years of service at the Bangor Marina. The milestone was marked by a celebratory meal with colleagues, highlighting Tommy's unwavering passion for maritime excellence.
Tommy Burns joined the Bangor Marina team in 1993, and over the past three decades, he has become an integral part of the marina's identity. His extensive knowledge, genuine warmth, and tireless work ethic have left an indelible mark on both the marina and its community.
"Tommy's contributions to the Bangor Marina cannot be overstated," said Harbour Master & Marina Manger Kevin Baird "His dedication to ensuring smooth operations, assisting boat owners and maintaining the marina's pristine condition has set a standard of excellence that we all strive to uphold. His 30 years of service are a testament to his genuine love for what he does and his deep-rooted connection to the sea”
Colleagues and friends describe Burns as not only a diligent worker but also a source of inspiration. Tommy's vast experience has made him a trusted resource for anyone seeking advice about sailing, maintenance, or local knowledge.
Reflecting on his journey, Tommy expressed thanks for the opportunities he has had and the relationships he has built.
"It's been an incredible journey filled with unforgettable moments," Tommy said. "I've had the privilege of watching generations of boat owners come and go, and I'm grateful for the friendships and memories that have enriched my life."
As Tommy celebrates his 30-year milestone at Bangor Marina, his legacy serves as a reminder of the profound impact that dedication and passion can have on a community. His story stands as a beacon of inspiration for those who share his love for the sea and its many wonders.