Started boating at the age of 4 with family, cruised most of Europe. After leaving school at 18, Chris worked in a hotel until starting as a trainee broker on the River Medway. Leaving 4 years later as Marina Manager, Chris joined a large marina on the Thames as Sales Manager for 4 years until he joined forces with Dominic Smulders (see above) and formed Penton Hook Marine Sales (now TBS Boats Penton Hook) in 1998. They sold their 2,000th boat at the end of 2019. A qualified Yachtmaster offshore, I conduct all the handovers at sea.