Meet the team

Nick Barber

Managing Director

Master Shipwright and Joiner.
Member of the I.I.M.S. International Institute of Marine Surveying
Assistant Harbour Master. 25 years’ experience
as a yacht painter. Yacht Fairer and Leading
Hand (Europe) and Fairing and Painting Manager.
Certified Diploma in Yacht Building & Design,
UKTI International Business Cert.
Mob: +44 (0) 7866 431273
Tel: +44 (0) 1579 350688

Kate Bottrell

PR and Media Relations

Drawing on her extensive knowledge of the superyacht world, Kate has been successfully managing the BlueFin brand for over 20 years. Kate's early career was spent in executive positions on luxury yachts around the world. She has a deep understanding of the demanding levels of quality required at the top of this sector.

George Barber

Project Manager

George is a fully qualified ocean-going skipper with plenty of experience of handling yachts of all sizes across Europe. He grew up in Falmouth and is now a key project manager on Blue Fin teams.

Trish Goose

Company Secretary

Trish has worked as a highly successful Management Accountant and Finance Manager for over 20 years, and is at the heart of Blue Fin operations.
Trish Goose, CIMA (part), AAT, BA (Hons), UKTI International Business Cert
Contact Trish at:

Philip French

Business Manager

Phil is a graduate in marine systems technology from Plymouth University and has worked in the marine industry for much of his career. His role at Blue Fin Yachts is to support and build the company's client base by ensuring that current clients' expectations are always met and that future clients find their way to us. He is also the key member of the team involved in recruiting new professional personnel. Email: