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.
George DaviesMechanical Engineer
George started his career serving as a fitter in the R.E.M.E regiment of the army. Since leaving the army he has worked in the marine industry and has carried out numerous courses with Volvo Penta, Yamaha and Cummins Onan. He was a Silver medal winner in the British kick boxing championships.
John GoldingRepairs Manager
John served his apprenticeship as a Boat Builder in New Zealand before travelling to the UK where he set up and ran a successful repair facility for 12 years. He specialises in all aspects of ship joinery from complex teak decking through to full customised refits. He also has extensive knowledge in GRP construction and repair using epoxy and polyester resins which also includes various coating systems.
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.