Swansea Marine Group Meet the Team
Rob FreemantleDirector of Operations & General Manager
Rob is responsible for the day to day running of Swansea Marine Group. He has a wealth of experience in the marine trade, making him invaluable to the company and our customers. His experience includes being coxswain of a Bristol Channel pilot cutter, running his own sailing school for 17 years, being a competitive offshore racer and being the former Harbour Master of Cardiff Bay. He is a highly regarded RYA Yachtmaster Examiner for both power and sail boats.
Paul JonesEngineering Manager
Paul manages our Swansea Marine Service Centre. He brings with him a wealth of engineering knowledge having spent 15 years in the Royal Navy, he then set up his own marine engineering company which he ran for 10 years before selling it and continuing to be involved as the Service Manager. He has a number of technical qualifications and has an in-depth knowledge of Volvo Penta engines.
Nick ShortEngineering Manager (Swansea)
Nick is a great addition to our engineering team, bringing with him a wealth of experience. Following an automotive indentured apprenticeship, Nick worked as a mechanic for 7 years before undertaking aeronautical studies and working in this field for 2 years. For the past 13 years, Nick has been working in the marine sector as an engineer on motorboats and yachts ranging from 8m to 56m and has completed his MCA Yacht 3 Engineering Certificate of Competence. Nick is a Yacht Master for power and sail boats.
Niall CrispinChandlery & Sales Assistant
Niall assists the marine engineers with the administrative side of the business helping to book in work, take payments and ensuring a high level of customer service is maintained at all times. Under the guidance of Force 4 he also fronts the chandlery in Swansea.