David has joined the team to work alongside Josh to ensure our fleet of yachts are serviced and maintained to our high standards.
Having worked as a Berthing Master, Commissioning Engineer and Flotilla Skipper/Engineer he has many years of experience within the Marine industry. David may well chat to you about your sailing experience before your first charter with us, or may inspect and discuss your yacht with you if you are considering adding it to our fleet.
Melania joined our hard working valeting team in Spring 2016 & has survived the busy summer season. She does a great job in ensuring our yachts are kept up to the highest standards.
Josh works with David to manage the ever busy and changeable schedule of ensuring all our yachts are maintained and serviced to the highest of standards. He will also be completing all the annual work on the fleet over the winter.
Josh came to us after completing his Yachtmaster fastrack programme and has fast become a much loved team member. He has recently come into the industry having working in the corporate world for a number of years.
He completes our customer handovers and also does some skippering for us.
Office and Reservations Manager
Alex. has worked for many years within the corporate world in senior positions within Customer Service, Event management, Operations and Sales.
She gave up the rat race in 2011 to become a freelance RYA Yachtmaster Instructor and race skipper and has worked all over Europe teaching and racing. Whilst she still loves to teach, and will be out teaching and skippering for us, she will be primarily based in the office managing the office and all of our bookings.
Alex's passion is inshore yacht racing so can be seen out most weekends in the Solent.
Debbie has been with the Company since 2008 starting as a seasonal valeter and now working as a permanent member of the team. Responsible for training and supervising all new valeters, she is a stickler for ensuring that our high standards of cleanliness and domestic inventory are maintained.
Karen and Graham Potts
In 2009, Karen and Graham Potts acquired Hamble Point Yacht Charters from Doug and Wendy Hamilton, who had successfully built up the business over the preceeding years. Graham has been a keen sailor and yacht owner for many years. Karen and Graham have a strong business background, having founded a successful business in the IT industry prior to their involvement with Hamble Point Yacht Charters. Karen can usually be found managing background activity and helping Alex in the office during the week, whilst you may often find Graham manning the office on a Saturday morning or on a Sunday afternoon.