Meet The Team

Pippa Nicholas

General & Technical Manager - Co Owner

Pippa is responsible for the overall day to day running of the company. Pippa is still very much hands on with the mechanical work as well as client negotiation, product development and contracts. Pippa is based in Florida but visits international offices and clients regularly.

Kim Nicholas

Chief Financial Officer - Co Owner

Kim is responsible for the day to day financial operations as well as contract negotiations in the USA.

Caroline Frame

US Office Manager

Caroline has been an asset to our team for a few years now; She is responsible for the day-to-day running of our US office. Caroline is also a “guru’ with numbers and is therefore also responsible for our Credit Control & Purchase Ledger Department.

Carolines' favorite day of the week is “Taco Tuesday”

William Tongs-Ketteringham

Systems Engineer

William is primarily responsible for designing, installing and supporting out IT and Networking installations. He joined us in 2015 after finishing college, William has an expansive knowledge in the hi-tech equipment that we now recommend and maintain across our client base, from high-capacity wireless networks to fully redundant multi-technology ship-to-shore systems that keep our clients connected anywhere on earth.

Zack Dutton

Technical Manager

Zack is responsible for several aspects of our communication systems, namely VOIP, VSAT and on-board networks. He graduated from Southampton Solent University where he studied Computer games software development for 3 years, earning a First degree with honours! Zack has had an interest in computers from a very young age and joined Yacht Projects shortly after he left university.

Darren Hunt

Area Sales Representative for Palma de Mallorca

Darren is currently living on the island of Mallorca and has been involved in the Yachting and Commercial shipping industry for the last 35 years in a variety of roles from Deckhand to Captain and has worked alongside a variety of shore-based companies.
Darren has a huge knowledge in all aspects of the Marine Industry from Communications to Specialist coatings and is always willing to share his insights.
Darren has always kept abreast of new technologies and products in the Nautical Sector and is a regular visitor to all the Nautical trade shows around the globe.

Deborah Fountain

UK Office Manager

Deborah co-ordiantes our Uk side of the business; essentially ensuring the smooth running of the office on a day-to-day basis. She organises our diaries & meetings and manages our databases, implements and maintains procedures/office administrative systems. Deborah is also responsible for posting on our Social Media pages.

Daniel Rato

Area Representative for Singapore

Daniel is currently based in Singapore. He has been working in the Superyacht and Maritime Industry from the last 20 years as Refit and New Build Project Manager and shipyard Production Manager and he has worked alongside a variety of best shipyard and maritime companies.
Daniel as Naval Architect and PMP has a huge knowledge in all aspects of the vessel, systems, equipment and best practice and Marine Industry.

Ben Maguire

Global Sales Manager

Ben Maguire joins us as our new Global Sales Manager. He has over 20 years professional consultative sales experience and a very large yachting network.
Ben will be attending all of the major yachting events meeting present and future clients.
Based between Southampton, U.K. - Antibes, France and available for meetings globally to discuss your needs, ensuring the right solutions for you.
In his spare time you’ll find him crewing on a small racing yacht or playing his favourite sports including golf, rugby and squash.

Storm

Head of US Security

Storm loves Caroline, he looks after her in the office when Pippa & Kim are out of town!

He can be bribed with biscuits...