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Meet the team

Burton Waters is a pleasant place to work and we are proud that the majority of our staff have been with us for a long time. Peter King joined us in May 2000, to work in the workshops, but quickly worked his way up to becoming General Manager.  Peter is our logistics man and takes great pride in the aftercare he provides.  Sarah Peacock, our Boat Administrator, is so helpful and a stickler for the correct paperwork and is again a long serving member of our team.  Elaine Palmer, another valued team member, has been with us for many years and has established her sales career with us. And how can we forget Kevin Betts, he was born with a spanner in his hand, there isn’t much he doesn’t know.

We have a dedicated team at Burton Waters, they are always striving to give you the best experience possible, no matter what your needs are; we will endeavor to achieve them.

  • Adam Cox - Managing Director
  • Alistair Haigh - Director, Workshop
  • Pete King - General Manager
  • Nicola Webster - Financial Controller
  • Edward Bacon - Yacht Broker
  • Elaine Palmer - Yacht Broker
  • Jonathan Briggs - Yacht Broker
  • James Bright – Senior Yacht Broker
  • Neil Genn-Bromley - General Manager (Ipswich)
  • Mat Burt - Yacht Broker
  • Sarah Peacock - Company Administration Manager
  • Lisa Field - Accounts and Workshop Administrator
  • Caroline Cunniffe - Receptionist / Moorings Co-ordinator
  • Diane Beck – PA and Company Administrator
  • Rob Millard - Parts Manager
  • Jo Handley
  • Adam Cox - Managing Director

    Adam Cox - Managing Director

    Adam has grown up within the boating business and is well versed with every boat type and manufacturer. As a result, he has easily been able to absorb the responsibilities of the day-to-day running of the business and to give the company its renowned status it has today.

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  • Alistair Haigh - Director, Workshop

    Alistair Haigh - Director, Workshop

    Originally from an agricultural background in the distant realms of New Zealand, Alistair became a family member in 1993 and has easily adapted to the boating business, using his management skills to ensure that the frenetic workshop facility within Burton Waters always runs efficiently.

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  • Pete King - General Manager

    Pete King - General Manager

    Pete is the General Manager and is based at the Company’s Head Office in Lincoln. Pete oversees the general day-to-day running of the Marina and his responsibilities include co-ordinating work into the workshop, after sales issues, boat transport and regularly advises new and existing customers on all kinds of boating issues.

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  • Nicola Webster - Financial Controller

    Nicola Webster - Financial Controller

    Nicola has been with Burton Waters for over 10 years. She is responsible for the efficient day-to-day running of the accounts office, which includes preparing budgets and monitoring progress, setting sales targets, bank reconciliations, moorings input and administration, payroll, payments and money allocation.

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  • Edward Bacon - Yacht Broker

    Edward Bacon - Yacht Broker

    Ed's passion for boating shines through in his knowledge of the industry, he is the point of contact for Jeanneau parts and can provide a wealth of information on any make and model that you may be interested in.

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  • Elaine Palmer - Yacht Broker

    Elaine Palmer - Yacht Broker

    Fully ICC qualified, Elaine is a long-serving member of staff with many years’ experience in boat sales. Elaine is more than happy to discuss your boating needs in greater detail.

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  • Jonathan Briggs - Yacht Broker

    Jonathan Briggs - Yacht Broker

    Jonathan started boating in 2000, when a friend introduced him to dinghy sailing. Bitten by the sailing bug, Jonathan competed at a national level until he visited the Southampton Boat Show where he bought his first boat, a Jeanneau 37. Jonathan joined the sales team in 2011 and has gone from strength to strength. With a keen interest in boating, Jonathan is always available to discuss your boating requirements in more detail.

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  • James Bright – Senior Yacht Broker

    James Bright – Senior Yacht Broker

    James’ interest in boats started early in life on sailing yachts, in the UK as well as abroad obtaining his RYA qualification. Since sailing James has owned and skippered motor boats before moving to the East Midlands and has now joined the sales team at Burton Waters. James will be more than happy to go through your boating needs to find your ideal boat for now and the future.

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  • Neil Genn-Bromley - General Manager (Ipswich)

    Neil Genn-Bromley - General Manager (Ipswich)

    Neil has in-depth experience in the marine industry and after reading engineering at university he then worked in marina development. Since becoming a yacht broker in 2004, he has worked on the Norfolk Broads and South and East Coasts of the UK. Having used and owned boats from a young age, Neil is RYA qualified and enjoys boating and water sports in his spare time with his young family.

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  • Mat Burt - Yacht Broker

    Mat Burt - Yacht Broker

    Mat joined the Burton Waters’ sales team within the summer of 2012. Having grown up around sailing boats and worked as a professional skipper on sailing yachts for some years, Mat has an extensive knowledge in both power and sail boats.

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  • Sarah Peacock - Company Administration Manager

    Sarah Peacock - Company Administration Manager

    Sarah is responsible for administering the boat buying and selling process on behalf of the company and our customers.

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  • Lisa Field - Accounts and Workshop Administrator

    Lisa Field - Accounts and Workshop Administrator

    Lisa is responsible for invoicing customers for boat repairs/servicing and storage charges for both the Lincoln and Ipswich sites. Additionally Lisa takes care of the workshop’s administration – dealing with general enquiries, coordinating boats for repairs/servicing and producing estimates for customers.

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  • Caroline Cunniffe - Receptionist / Moorings Co-ordinator

    Caroline Cunniffe - Receptionist / Moorings Co-ordinator

    As well as working on reception, Caroline is responsible for the moorings within the Marina – and is happy to help with any moorings enquiries you may have. Caroline is also the point of contact for Health and Safety on site.

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  • Diane Beck – PA and Company Administrator

    Diane Beck – PA and Company Administrator

    Diane is PA to the Company’s Managing Director and is also heavily involved in helping out with the Company’s sales function. In addition, Diane is well versed in all things marketing and event organisation.

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  • Rob Millard - Parts Manager

    Rob Millard - Parts Manager

    Rob has been actively involved ‘down under’ with sailing and boating for most of his life. With his extensive experience, he is able to help with boat sales, spares orders and all marine parts and equipment, chandlery and dinghy boat packages.

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  • Jo Handley

    Jo Handley

    Jo has a keen personal interest in boats, having owned her own for many years. Jo maintains the extensive chandlery within the Ipswich operation as well as assisting in many administrative tasks for the business.

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Careers

Burton Waters Boat Sales is a family-run business and we have been in the boating industry for nearly 30 years. We are continually looking to improve our services and product offering and as such we are always on the look-out for talented and motivated individuals to help us reach our goals.

If you are an exceptional individual and feel that you are able to complement our workforce, then please feel free to send in your CV.  In the first instance, please email your CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..