Kerrie Gray AMM
Kerrie started her career in the marine industry in 2005. Starting her career as a Marina Operative at Poole Quay Boat Haven in the summer season while teaching sailing in warmer climates in the winter. Six years later, in 2011, she was promoted to Assistant Manager before getting her big break in 2017 with the promotion of Marina Manager. Kerrie’s other role is Event Manager of the Poole Harbour Boat Show, and most recently appointed Marina Manager for the Southampton International Boat Show.
In June 2021, Hayden joined the team as our Bosun. After spending eight years teaching, his portfolio speaks for itself; from RYA PWC instructor up to Advanced Powerboat. With a passion for paddle sports, he enjoys being out in Poole Harbour or the Solent experiencing the coast up close. Hayden’s practical, hands on approach makes him the perfect fit for the Bosun role and makes him a very valuable asset to the team.
Kirsty Caño Assistant Manager
Kirsty joined the team in March 2012 and was later promoted to Assistant Manager in February 2017. Prior to this, she spent several seasons working on tall ships, sailing 75,000 nautical miles globally, and crossing the Atlantic six times in various sea states. Kirsty holds her RYA Advanced Powerboat Certificate amongst other maritime qualifications, and has vast experience in both practical and administrative exercises.
August of 2021 saw the arrival of Mia, one of our Marina Operatives. As a certified Yachtmaster, she has an incredible amount of experience on the water. Mia started sailing at the age of nine on keelboats, and throughout her childhood and time teaching with UKSA has sailed everything up to 70ft round the World clipper yachts. Now a proud owner of her own 7m Westerly Pageant, Mia understands how precious people’s vessels are and is ever eager to help our customers with their own!
Events & Marketing Coordinator
Harley joined the team in May of 2021 as a Marina Operative, and has slowly progressed into the role of Events and Marketing Coordinator. With a professional background in Project and Events management, he is always looking for the best way to apply these skills to the one thing he loves most; being on the water! With a plethora of qualifications up to RYA Day Skipper Theory, he doesn’t do things by halves!
After completing his A-Levels, George joined us as a Marina Operative in June 2021. He has an open approach to any task and flourishes when challenges arise, applying his skillset wherever possible. George holds a RYA Powerboat Level II and enjoys playing football in his spare time.