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Our People

We are boat people. We care about the boat life and keeping our waters clean. boatpoint are proud to have an experienced, friendly and knowledgeable team of people who care as much about good customer service as they do about getting out and onto the water. Each of our sales team are professionally trained via ABYA, ensuring they have the latest guidance on secure boat sales and industry regulations. Collectively, boatpoint has the expertise to guide you through the sale of your boat, support you with your next boat purchase, or point you in the right direction for boat care and berthing.

Tim Norris

Senior Yacht Broker

Otto Allwood

Yacht Broker

Chris Ibbotson

Chris is the Senior Yacht Broker at boatpoint Portsmouth and Brand Manager for Sasga Motor Yachts. He has worked in both new boat sales and brokerage within the marine industry for many years, is a full ABYA member and passionate sailor. His experience of the boating industry means boatpoint Portsmouth is perfectly placed to help those looking to sell and those wishing to buy.

Phil Jones

Phil Jones is the Senior Yacht Broker and Team Leader for the boatpoint Conwy office. He is responsible for both Jeanneau new boat and brokerage sales. After leaving school, Phil trained as a retail manager before following his passion for boating, working as a marina manager at boatfolk marina and then moving on to become a senior yacht broker at Conwy. He is well regarded in the marine industry, having over 20 years experience. In his spare time, Phil is an active sailor and enjoys wakeboarding.

Sarah Hall

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.

David Wood

David runs our busy Newcastle office as the Senior Yacht Broker onsite. He loves helping boat owners from all over the region with any of their boating needs from berthing to maintenance! David has a wealth of experience within the UK Marine Industry and is ideally placed to service your brokerage requirements.

Ricky Crown

Yacht Broker

Ned Winter

Ned is the Senior Yacht Broker for boatpoint Weymouth and Portland. Since leaving school, Ned has worked in a number of marine-based roles including working on Superyachts. He has a real love of all things boating and is a keen sailor at the nearby Weymouth Sailing Club, Ned brings a wealth of experience, boating knowledge, and a real sense of calm to the team.

Kevin Macdonald

A keen boat enthusiast for 40 years, and working in the marine industry for over 20 years - Kevin brings an abundance of experience and enthusiasm to his role as Senior Yacht Broker. Having worked on both the brokerage side of the industry as well as a new boat Sales Manager, he e has also been involved in skippering one of the VIP boats in the 2012 Olympic Regatta at Weymouth and Portland! Outside of selling and listing boats you'll find him biking, walking, golfing, or at the gym.

Reuben Lake

Reuben is a member of the boatpoint team in Weymouth and Portland. Since leaving college Reuben enjoyed 4+ years as a Berthing Master at Portland Marina before joining the boatpoint team as a Yacht Broker. His favourite kind of boating is speeding across Weymouth bay on a powerboat! When he's not talking about boats you'll find him representing his local community as Town Councillor.

Jess Olden

Yacht broker

Hans Dettman

Senior Yacht Broker

Marisa Bell

Digital Communications & Events Executive

Andy Hyland

Group Operations Manager