The Team

Our team is ready to assist you in your boating journey, get to know them a little below!

 
The Boat Club team - Chris White

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Co-founder

Chris has built up a strong professional entrepreneurial reputation as Co-Founder of The Boat Club and loves growing the company and discovering new opportunities, Chris grew up on the water and as a teen undertook a tennis scholarship at Juan Carlos Ferrero's tennis academy in Valencia, it wasn’t long before he felt the siren call and decided upon a career in the marine industry. Christopher has extensive experience on the water as a yachtsman, instructor and sailor. He currently splits his time between the UK, The South of France and the Balearics.

The Boat Club team - Stuart Rawlinson

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Co-founder

Stuart has a passion for sailing and everything boating related, after practicing as a FCA accountant for his early career the call of a business by the sea was his destiny when he purchased Parkstone Bay Marina in 2001, Stuart has transformed the marina over his twenty years at the helm from a dusty boat park to one of the flagship marinas of Poole Harbour, Stuart is now enjoying growing The Boat Club with Chris and the rest of the team using his experience and know how to help guide a steady course.

The Boat Club team - Rhiannon Duffin

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On-boarding Manager

Rhiannon has enjoyed a hugely successful career acting as a social media influencer and marketeer. Rhiannon has always felt the call of the water as her father is a retired master mariner sea captain, she is now a hugely important part of The Boat Club heading up our sales and member department, she will always be around to assist you with enjoying your boating and puts on unforgettable events with all of our partners

The Boat Club team - Libby Megson

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Instructor

Libby has joined The Boat Club team following 3 years in the super yacht industry where she worked as crew, cruising the Mediterranean and the Caribbean, Libby is enjoying using her experience in taking care of our fleet and training our members here at The Boat Club and looks forward to taking you through your induction!

The Boat Club team - Jo Keigh

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Financial Controller

Jo has worked closely with Chris on the growth of The Boat Club and is always happy and on hand to assist with anything associated with the smooth running of your membership & account, Jo and her family enjoy a membership with The Boat Club themselves so I am sure you will bump into them on the pontoon or at a social!

The Boat Club team - Henry Cobley

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Facilities Manager

Henry originally joined The Boat Club team in 2016 and in 2019 took on the role of Facilities Manager. Henry looks after the coding and compliance of the Boat Club fleet ensuring that they are kept up to the specifications required by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency. Henry is also an RYA Powerboat Instructor, VHF SRC Assessor and RYA First Aid Instructor and holds a commercially endorsed Powerboat Level 2 certificate.