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Meet your weymouth harbour team

Read a little bit more about members of the Weymouth Harbour Team and how we are ready to assist you with all your berthing requirements.

A friendly welcome awaits.

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Keith Howorth

Keith - Harbour Master

Keith is the Harbour Master and has overall responsibility for all aspects of the harbour. He liaises closely with Weymouth and Portland Borough Council as Weymouth is a municipal port. Keith joined the team in April 2013 after almost 32 years’ service in the Royal Navy. He has lived in Weymouth since 1988 and is a keen leisure sailor. 



Karen has worked for the harbour since 2009, managing the website, Social Networks, Harbour Guide, and marketing publications as well as dealing with general admin such as orders/invoices and projects for the Harbour Office. Outside of work Karen is kept busy running around after her twin daughters and Labrador!



Simon first got an interest in boats when he started scuba diving and has since had two motor cruisers (used on rivers in Bristol) and two RIBS used for pleasure (diving, wake boarding Etc.). He is now a professional scuba instructor and enjoys being by, on, and under the water since moving to Weymouth from Bristol 18mths ago.                                                                                                                              


Pete - FERRY Port Operative

Supporting the port operations including security, maintenance and forklift operations, as well as assisting with Harbour Office duties such as town bridge lifts when required.                                                                                         



Matt assists Weymouth Harbour a couple of days a week with the banking, raising/paying orders, dealing with customer feedback and any other work required. He enjoys his role as the work is very varied and Weymouth is a lovely place to live and work in. He recently started to learn to sail but thinks he still has a long way to go!





Claire has been part of the Weymouth Harbour team for many years! Managing the Finance and Admin team who look after a wide range of Harbour tasks, such as budgets, marketing, mooring allocations and procurement. In her spare time, Claire does a bit of running, enjoys being outdoors and having a fun filled family life. 

Claire F


Claire has worked as part of the harbour team for over 20 years and has been part of many changes within that time.  She now shares the role of Moorings Officer with Becky managing the annual moorings located in the Inner Harbour which involves welcoming customers both old and new and meeting their many and varied requirements.  Claire moved to Dorset with her husband in 1988 and although she likes to travel she always looks forward to returning to Dorset.



Stuart - Berthing Officer

Stuart is one of three berthing officers in Weymouth Harbour. His duties include looking after the day to day operations of the harbour, visiting vessels, bridge lifts and maintenance, Stuart is also responsible for driving the harbour’s pilot boat. Prior to working at Weymouth Harbour Stuart served with the Royal Navy.                                                                                                                                                                                                     Jackie


Jackie joined the team in 2013 and maintains the customer harbour facilities as well as assisting with town bridge lifts. She has plenty of tales to tell, but says they are probably best left unsaid!



Jan has lived in Weymouth since 1995. Previously working for Clipper Ventures as a training skipper preparing the crew for the challenge of the race, he was skipper of the yacht ‘Cape Breton Island’ in the 09/10 race achieving 3rd overall. His role also included delivering yachts to training centres around the world. Jan hopes that the position of berthing officer will combine his love of the sea and Weymouth which he considers his home.




Garry has lived and worked in Weymouth all of his life, joining the Harbour in 1990. Prior to this he worked for Sealink, helping to load and unload the ships as well as other daily duties. As Port Facilities Security Officer, he manages the day to day running of the Ferry Terminal and the port team. 



Becky has worked for the harbour since 2007.  Having previously worked as a Berthing Officer, she now shares the management of annual moorings, customer management, invoices etc. Outside of work Becky is kept busy with her son and pet Springer Spaniel who has been known to take a dip in the harbour occasionally!  


Karen W


Karen is a real people person and enjoys meeting and greeting customers, priding herself on good customer service. Her first interest in boats was when working for an events team in 2005 during Cowes week and having her own rib using the Solent as her playground, she's now back in Weymouth to do some serious work! Outside the office she enjoys going to the gym, walking, gardening and the general outdoors.


Rob - FERRY Port Operative

Supporting the port operations including security, maintenance and forklift operations, as well as assisting with Harbour Office duties such as town bridge lifts when required.


Berthing Office Admin Support


Corrina manages the commercial vessel invoicing, banking reconciliations, assisting with social media and Harbour Office duties, such as town bridge lifts.  After a 10 year period of living further afield, the draw of the sea brought Corrina back to Weymouth to bring up her own family and enjoy the beautiful town and surroundings in which she grew up.