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Director (Captain roles)
+44 (0) 7760 202610
From 2006 to 2007 Tim was lucky enough to spend two years as a deckhand on MY Sai Ram and MY Leander, two excellent charter yachts. After leaving yachting, Tim moved up to London for a career in recruitment. Tim worked predominantly in the Finance and Accounting sector supplying senior staff to a variety of clients including Barclays, HSBC, Goldman Sachs and Thomson Reuters. Quay Crew was set up in 2013 to provide a different recruitment service to yachts. Tim looks after the Captain roles whilst managing the team which is now 8 strong. One of the things Tim loves about his role is offering career and mentoring advice to Captains and senior Deck Officers. He also enjoys writing yachting related blogs which attempt to educate and guide crew in their chosen career.
Director (Senior Interior roles)
+33 (0) 610699281
Caroline entered the yachting industry in 2005 as a Junior Stewardess on MY Kahalani. She progressed through the ranks quickly and was Chief Stewardess on MY Capella C before finally becoming Chief Stewardess / Purser on MY GU. After leaving yachts, Caroline spent over 2 years working for one of the high profile international crew agencies, which is based out of Antibes. Here she learnt a huge amount about the industry and how crew agencies operate, which has influenced the direction and business ethos of Quay Crew. Since setting up the company in May 2013, Caroline has taken over the interior side of Quay Crew and now predominantly deals with Pursers, Chief Stews, 2nd Stews and Chef roles.
+44 (0) 7557 083529
Sam started her career in office/admin recruitment, eventually managing a team of 4 consultants. She left recruitment to join Cobham plc, a FTSE 250 technology and engineering firm, which has a large maritime sector (inc. SeaTel and Thrane & Thrane). During her 10 years at Cobham, she was promoted multiple times before heading up Internal & Corporate Communications. Sam’s husband is a former yachtie and now a commercial Captain, which gives her a unique perspective on the industry. Sam looks after all the engineering roles for Quay Crew.
+44 (0) 7557 393360
Tom spent 2 years in yachting, the last 18 months of which, working as a deckhand on Aquila and Infinity, both outstanding yachts. After 2 years in yachting it was time for Tom to go shore side and return to his home town of Poole. Prior to his career in yachting, Tom worked for Jet Ski Surfaris as a Flyboard Instructor. A previous highlight of Tom’s career was appearing for Coral Bookmakers in a flyboarding advert for the Grand National! Tom will now be looking after Deckhand, Lead Deckhands and various other roles including Carpenters and Water Sports Instructors.
+44 (0) 7918 630970
Ash has spent the last 4 years in yachting and worked as a deckhand on yachts such as Sunrays, C2 and Aquarius. One of the highlights in his yachting career was cruising the Andaman Islands in South East Asia. Prior to yachting Ash worked locally to us in Poole on small passenger boats and in local marinas. Being a keen sailor you can often find him on the water most weekends racing a variety of boats. Ash is now working alongside Tom assisting with Deckhands, Lead Deckhands, and various other specialist Deck roles.
Social Media & Marketing Manager
Steph spent 3 years studying Marketing and Advertising at Southampton Solent University. After graduating with a 1st, Steph spent a year working in Southampton as an Account Executive for a packaging and branding agency, before making the move to Bournemouth to pursue a career in digital marketing. Steph manages our social media accounts and is always on the lookout for great marketing and PR opportunities for Quay Crew and Quay Staff.
Deck Officer Consultant
+44 (0) 7776 591064
After falling in love with sailing in his mid 20’s, Glen came to the super yacht industry in 2012. Glen worked on several prestigious private and charter yachts, from 40 to 60+ meters, as Bosun, in both the Med and Caribbean. Since returning to the UK in 2015, he has been skippering a 22 meter private motor yacht, until its sale in 2018. Glen joined us from Berthon Boat Company in Lymington where he was an Aftersales Manager for their new build boat brands. Glen is our Deck Officer Consultant.
+44 (0) 7880 230888
Emily started her career on yachts back in 2013 as a Junior Stew and worked her way up to Chief Stewardess on 50 metre private and charter yachts. She loved working in the industry but now wants to be land based back here in Poole where she grew up. Prior to yachting, Emily was a qualified dental nurse and worked in a number of bars and restaurants locally. Performing arts is also one of her passions and you’ll most likely find her at art shows and the theatre. Emily now works with Caroline placing our Stews and dual role Stews!