Meet the Noss on Dart Marina team

You’ll find a friendly and knowledgeable team ready to help you make the most of your time at Premier’s Noss on Dart Marina.

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Mike Smith MBE

Marina Manager

With a wealth of marine knowledge, Mike took on the role at Noss on Dart in 2023. He brought 20 years of experience with him, including roles as Regional Operations Manager and Manager at various marinas. He enjoys cycling, swimming and paddle boarding.

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Hayden Ogborne

Duty Manager

Hayden joined Noss in 1998 after six years travelling the world with the Royal Fleet Auxiliary. His grandmother worked at Noss during the war, as did his father during the 1970s. Hayden enjoys the outdoors, regularly taking part in trail ultra-marathons.

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Darren Kershaw Hopley

Duty Manager

Sailing and rugby are a way of life for Darren who grew up in New Zealand. He moved to England in 1996, coming to Dartmouth to sail his uncle’s yacht. He went on to marry a local girl and enjoys racing on a friend’s yacht on Wednesday evenings. 

Naomi Pritchard

Customer Service Advisor

Naomi has been at Noss on Dart Marina since 2022, having worked for over 15 years on Superyachts throughout the Mediterranean and Caribbean.  As well as a love for all things nautical, Naomi is a keen golfer.  


Emily Pollard

Customer Service Advisor

Emily has been working at Noss on Dart since 2022. She has spent her whole life around boats as her dad is a professional sailor. Passionate about sailing, she has competed in many national and international events. She also loves paddle boarding.


Mark Ralph 

Night Dockmaster

Mark joined Premier Marinas in 2022. After seven years in the British Army, he spent 24 years as a Police Officer with the Ministry of Defence, the last six years with the Police Marine Unit in Falmouth. Mark’s hobbies include climbing and mountain walking.

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