Meet the Gosport Marina and Endeavour Quay team

You’ll find a friendly and knowledgeable team ready to help you make the most of your time at Premier’s Gosport Marina and Endeavour Quay boatyard.

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Jonathan Walcroft

Marina Manager

Jonathan has been in the marina industry since 1994 and joined Premier Marinas as Gosport Marina’s manager. An on-call firefighter at Hamble Fire Station since 1996, Jonathan has fostered over 25 dogs and enjoys walking his rescue dog ‘Bennie’ in his spare time.

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Matthew Leigh

Endeavour Quay Boatyard Manager

With over 20 years in the marine industry, Matthew worked at several of Premier Marinas’ sites before joining Endeavour Quay. A keen sailor, he owns a J/110 based on the River Hamble and enjoys nothing more than visiting other marinas and exploring old boatyards.

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Alison Lilley

Duty Manager

Duty Manager at Gosport since 2022, Alison has worked in all areas of the marina since she first joined in 2016. A keen dinghy sailor and a member of Seafarers Sailing Club, Alison likes to keep fit and attends a local bootcamp. She completed Tough Mudder in 2021.

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Richard Whillier

Duty Manager 

Rich has worked for Premier Marinas for over a decade, joining Port Solent Marina in 2012. Following Premier's acquisition of Universal Marina in 2021, Rich made his move to the River Hamble as Duty Manager before making the move back to Portsmouth Harbour here at Gosport, bringing with him a wealth of experience and knowledge. In his spare time Richard enjoys taking his two children sailing. 

Jamie Savill

Customer Service Advisor

Jamie worked with teams at Gosport and Port Solent as a Lock Keeper and Berthing Master before becoming Gosport’s Customer Service Advisor and Super User. A keen follower of music and space movies, he enjoys live shows and supporting independent artists.

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