Marine Technician and Captain at Sunseeker Poole
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Tim has grown up around boats the water since the age of seven. Due to his interest in boating he joined the sea cadets at the age of 12 where he gained various RYA qualifications such as Powerboat and dingy sailing instructor.
At the age of 14 Tim got a job with the marine engineer who looked after his fathers boat over the summer holidays to learn more about the engines, to see if he wanted to pursue a career as a marine engineer.
At the age of 16 he was lucky enough to be offered an apprenticeship as a marine engineer by Salterns Marina Ltd, who are a main dealer of various engine manufacturers. Tim was able to gain invaluable experience with different engine types and all aspects of the marine trade, during his time there.
He attended college one day a week where he managed to win apprentice of the year, four years running! Following this, at the age of 19 he gained his RYA yacht master which he later got commercially endorsed.
Tim has now been at Sunseeker Poole for twelve years. He enjoys that his job takes him around the world doing what he loves and says “there’s never been a dull moment”.
Tim spent five years racing 2 Litre offshore power boats where he has won various UK and European titles.