Who We Are

Endeavour Quay is owned and operated by Premier Marinas Ltd, based in Swanwick, Hampshire. Premier own eight of the UK’s most prestigious marinas, all based on the South Coast.

Premier’s Endeavour Quay Team


Tim Newell – Boat Yard Manager (above, centre)
Tim Newell, Premier’s Endeavour Quay Boatyard Manager joined in April 2008, having worked in marina management in Cowes, Isle of Wight and Haslar Marina, Gosport. Tim deals with the overall management of the yard, looking after the tenants, bringing in new business and ensuring that customers are kept informed and are happy with the services offered. Tim is a keen sailor and enjoys getting out on the water when he can.

Lindsey Hill – Office Manager
Lindsey previously worked at Camper & Nicholsons in the administration office. Lindsey runs the yard reception, is in charge of administration and invoicing and deals with customer enquiries and bookings.

Simon Pickwell – Yard Foreman (above, right)
Simon worked as the hoist operator and crane driver for Camper & Nicholsons for 5 years and was the natural choice to assist Bill Shaw, the previous Yard Foreman, when the yard opened as Endeavour Quay in 2006. When Bill retired in 2010 Simon took over and maintains a clean, safe and secure yard. Simon operates all of the machinery with a lightness of touch that contradicts the machinery’s awesome weight and power.

Neil Batterbury – Hoist and Crane Driver (above, left)
Neil joined the yard in 2010 and brings with him a wealth of experience having worked in and around boatyards for nearly 20 years. Neil is one of the first people boat owners meet when they arrive with their boat. He is welcoming and courteous and helps clients to feel at ease as they prepare for their pride and joy to be lifted ashore. Neil owns a boat himself and enjoys getting out on the water with his fishing rod whenever he can.