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    Meet the Team

    Boats are what we do best 

    Our dedicated team members have a wide experience in narrowboats, providing you with the perfect mixture of knowledge, professionalism and care that you and your boat need – after all team work makes the dream work!

    Meet the Team

    Boats are what we do best 

    Our dedicated team members have a wide experience in narrowboats, providing you with the perfect mixture of knowledge, professionalism and care that you and your boat need – after all team work makes the dream work!

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    Meet the crew

    Robert

    Establishing the Marina in 2009 along with his wife Andrea and the support of their three children, Robert is the Owner and Managing director for you and your boat. Robert takes an active role in the wider Marine sector, he sits on the Board of British Marine, and The Yacht Harbour Association Council, he is also Certified Marina Manager (CMM). Out of hours Robert enjoys Tennis, Park Runs, and more recently golf and is also a Manchester United Season ticket Holder.

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    Andrea

    Because behind every successful man is a successful woman part of the board, Andrea is also an Owner at Aqueduct Marina and the Human Resource Director. Between ensuring that the family get to their destinations each day to college and school etc, as part of her day to day Andrea is responsible for maintaining business direction and ensuring all crew members are well looked after within the business. Andrea is currently embarking on a CIPD HR level 3 course run through Stafford University. In her spare time, whilst not looking after her second crew at home Andrea enjoys volunteering for British Riding Clubs which can mean anything from making tea at club level or fence judging at national championships!

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    Phil

    Taking the position of first mate, Phil is the Marina and Operations Director at Aqueduct Marina. Splitting his time between departments, Phil works as part of the board in the bringing about of company objectives and works alongside the team to ensure customers’ requirements are met and the marina continues to develop to meet customers needs. Phil started as an Apprentice and qualified as a City & Guilds and BMEEA Electrician whilst working in the operations department. During his time Phil was involved in all aspects of operations and was then asked to join the newly formed board in 2016. Outside of work, Phil is a keen golfer and enjoys spending his time on the UK's many golf courses along with attending various sporting events. He is also a keen Manchester City supporter.

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    Sarah

    Business Support Manager - Sarah manages the accounts including invoicing and banking and is also a clerk to the Board. Sarah has worked for Aqueduct Marina for twelve years (since before the marina opened) and has Aqueduct Marina business knowledge second to none. Sarah is currently studying towards completing an AAT accounting qualification and a whizz on Sage Accounts.

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    Nick

    Customer Service and Facilities Manager - Nick has over 14 years’ experience working on the canals, having started out with British Waterways in 2003. With over 10 years’ in boat sales, Nick offers a wealth of experience and knowledge working at the Aqueduct Marina since 2011. Nick has also earned his British Marine Boat Sales qualification in recognition of 10 years within the industry. A natural talent at the helm, Nick is often found using his skills to demonstrate boats on the marina and quite happy to do so whatever the weather! When not at work Nick can be found outside, normally down at the stables or maybe looking after his daughter Elise and son Teddy. An approachable character who enjoys relaxing outside the hustle and bustle of daily life. Whatever you may need you can always come and speak to Nick.

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    Sallie

    Sales Manager, Sallie, has a wealth of experience in customer services and the sales process and the added bonus of previously owning her own 57ft Semi Trad Boat. Sallie is your main point of contact for all sales enquiries. With a heart of pure gold, Sallie has a nurturing nature, yet is incredibly driven and focused and very reliable, so please do approach her.

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    Hannah

    Hannah is our Marketing Executive who works alongside Sallie and the sales team to help give you the best customer journey possible.

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    Jasmine

    Our lovely receptionist Jasmine is one of the newest members of our team and is doing a fantastic job already! She is the life and soul of the office and Jasmine will be the first person you speak to in the week, whether you are calling or visiting in person. With customer service running through her veins, Jasmine will be happy to help with any of your needs or show off her plants to you!

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    Darren

    Darren is a long-serving member of Aqueduct Marina. He has now taken to a new venture in officially overseeing CRT Workboats while at the Marina.

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    Barnaby

    Operations Manager, Barnaby has worked in the marine industry for many years and is now looking after all of the operations at Aqueduct Marina. Barnaby is an avid Manchester United fan and loves going to watch them play with his son!

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    Alex

    In charge of the boat yard operations, as Assistant Operations Manager, Alex spends much of his time working in the boat yard removing boats from the water, gantry lifting and keeping the storage area in tip top condition. He is also Hodge Clemco certified in grit blasting and spraying. A friendly face and keen petrol/car fanatic at heart, outside of work Alex can be found either underneath the bonnet of a car or installing new parts to his van.

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    Donna

    With an infectious smile, Donna will 'theoretically' walk to the end of the earth to ensure customer satisfaction. Donna is now working in our operations department after spending a long time in the chandlery.

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    Neil

    Neil is our Chandlery Manager with a hardcore business focus. Neil previously worked in Military Stores, so is impeccably organised and efficient. Check in with Neil for any essential boating kits, such as solar panels, wifi-on-board, coal and fuel.

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    Denise

    The newest member of our Chandlery team, Denise has picked things up like a duck to water! Whatever your requirements, pop over and see Denise, she will be more than happy to help!

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    Rob

    A life time in engineering and narrowboats Rob is the Senior Marine Engineer at Aqueduct Marina completing the most laborious aspects of boat maintenance work including welding, fabrication and over-plating. Formerly RJ Marine and Audlem Boats, Rob has a long history with canal boats (25 years to be exact!) and is the oracle for all those items which need fixing in a canal boat. Outside of work Rob is a keen guitarist playing in a band called 'The Emperors of the North'.

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    Will

    With over 15 years’ experience in the industry, building boats for 10, Will has been working as a Marine Engineer for the marina for approximately 7 years. Completing NVQs in vehicle body building, welding and grinding Will has a vast amount of experience in boat building from fitting out through to boat painting. He is also Webasto and Eberspächer trained. Outside of work Will likes to spend time with his son Jenson and has a keen passion for cars. He is also a keen follower of Rob Adair's band 'The Emperor's of the North'.

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    Paul

    Spray painter and boat yard assistant - Paul is an accomplished spray painter and is a vital part of our painting process, helping to prep, paint and finish boats through our painting process. A passion for restoring things when outside of work Paul can be found refurbishing cars.

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    Jonny

    Making boats beautiful, Jonny has been in the painting industry for over 15 years. Starting at just the tender age of 14, there is very little that Jonny does not know about painting boats specialising, in cabin painting and full repaints. A likeable character, when outside of work Johnny can be found spending time with his family on his boat or taking in the Welsh scenery in Llangollen on his motor cross bike.

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    Jordan

    Jordan is one of our brilliant engineers and is usually on a different boat every time you see him. Jordan is an all-around engineer, if you see him give him a wave!

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    David

    David is an outdoor enthusiast, and currently doing a Welding and Fabrication Apprenticeship.

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    Brian

    You will always find Brian in his fluorescent work wear, (even if it is mostly a dark shade of engine oil). Brian is an all-rounder engineer with a very big heart. Please do say Hello!

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    Jack

    Jack is one of our engineers. Working alongside the operations team, Jack can be found on a range of different boats around the marina providing a top quality service.

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    Lee

    Lee is our new blaster and paint sprayer. He is settling in extremely well and it's great to have him as part of the team.

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    Dennis

    Dennis has recently joined our operations team to work within our Welding and Fabrication workshop. Dennis is doing an excellent job, if you see him around be sure to say hello!

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    Kelly

    Our cafe manager, Kelly, has lots of fabulous ideas and has been running the cafe brilliantly. Please pop in and see Kelly and the team for a delicious coffee or snack!

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    Joanne

    Joanne works in The Galley Cafe and spends much of her time helping with the daily tasks, serving customers, prepping food and preparing meals. Completing a catering course at South Cheshire College, outside of work Joanne enjoys spending time with her two daughters, travelling, swimming, cooking and taking her dog Ted for walks.

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    Woody

    A man with much talent is our trusted groundsman Woody. A familiar face from around the marina Woody can always be spotted shovel in hand or wheelbarrow in tow cutting the grass, maintaining the hedgerow and keeping the flower beds at their best. If anyone has green thumbs it is certainly Woody!

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