Meet the Port Solent Marina team

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

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Mark Phillp

Marina Manager

From a leisure and tourism background, Mark joined Premier in 2007 as a Lock Master, then working in boatyard administration. He helped facilitate Premier’s first dry stack in Gosport and the reconfiguration of Port Solent’s pontoons before taking on his current role.

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Martin Bowman

Acting Marina Manager

A former RYA instructor and commercial skipper, Martin has 20 years’ experience with Premier and other marinas and has made the move to Port Solent as Acting Marina Manager. Outside of work he enjoys collecting guitars, being on the water and restoring his 50-year-old sailboat.

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Holly Jefkins

Duty Manager

Holly has been part of Premier Marinas’ team since 2011. In that time, she has undertaken various roles both at Port Solent and Chichester Marinas. Holly likes to try and keep fit attending the gym and kickboxing when she can.

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Victoria Hackman

Duty Manager

Victoria, generally known as Tory, has worked at Port Solent since 2017, starting off as Customer Services Advisor then Lock Master. In her spare time, she enjoys paddle boarding and plays hockey for Havant.

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Neil Hall

Boatyard Administrator

Neil has worked at Port Solent as our Boatyard Administrator since 2022 and his favourite part of the job is moving boats. Before Premier, Neil had a lengthy career working for British Airways as a Section Leader for Ground Operations at Heathrow. In his spare time, Neil is a keen wake boarder and takes regular trips out on his Sea Ray with his wife and their dog, Mrs Bojangles.

Janelle Griffin

Customer Service Advisor 

Janelle joined Premier in 2023, bringing a lifetime of customer service experience and a passion for learning the marina life. She also has a keen interest in motorsports and experience of being a member of a touring car team.

Salim Kalache

Customer Service Advisor 

As a Cancer sign, Salim has always felt at home on the water. Although he only found the marine industry in 2022, after completing his BA at the University of Leeds, he has since completed his RYA Competent Crew, and is due to complete the PB2 course this summer. His favourite pastimes are reading, running and raving.

Colin Worth

Lock Keeper

Colin joined Premier Marinas in 2021 as a seasonal worker and became a Lock Master later that year. A professional skipper and instructor, Colin combines work with pleasure and can be found sailing his own yacht with his wife and cat at any opportunity.

Scott Harvey

Marina Host

Scott has been a Marina Host at Port Solent Marina for over 18 years now and still enjoys every day helping customers and always giving 100% with a smile. In his spare time, Scott enjoys meals out and visiting new places with his wife.

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