What an amazing team we have, family and close friends to build a fun enjoyable environment. Everyone involved has a perfect set of skills to make our business grow exponentially!
Paul, owner of Maverick Boat Adventures (MBA) lives at the ocean playground of Seaford bay and decided a business with family and friends on the water would be his dream! Paul’s been driving boats of all types since he was a kid and to date is a commercially endorsed boatman, holds a RYA Yacht master theory certification, a Ski Boat Driver Level 2 and a UKCC Level 2 instructor for wakeboarding and water skiing.
Paul is the company’s welfare officer and head instructor for all water sports activities and ocean boat trips. His aim is to build the business to cover all disciplines of water activities for all ages and abilities.
Paul by trade is a mechanical design engineer and in his free time is a level 2 rugby coach to his local club, a PADI open water advanced diver, enjoys BBQ’s on the beach and travelling around Europe with his family.
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Sophie, wife of Paul and mother of their 3 children, is the chief officer/ first mate and company secretary for MBA. Sophie and Paul met on holiday and soon found they shared the same love for the ocean. Together for over 10 years they travelled around Europe with their first boat called Paris. Sophie holds an RYA power Boat level 2 and maritime radio licence. She also is a professional photographer, level 2 gymnastics coach and an experienced wake boarder.
Sophie is Paul’s first mate to all water sport activities, she ensures events and bookings run smoothly and handled efficiently.
Sophie’s personality is as beautiful as she is and Paul is very fortunate to have her by his side.
Sarah joined the team in 2020 as head skipper for all private boat charters and regular tours. Sarah’s been working around the world for over 14 years with BA as cabin crew specialising in hospitality and has a BTEC in hospitality supervision.
Sarah has always been around boats and today is a commercially endorsed boatsman with years of experience in all key aspects of fire fighting, first aid and sea survival, she is a hugely confident individual with any tasks at hand making her the perfect addition to make our company grow.
Sarah loves snorkelling, wakeboarding and anything adrenaline, we are so excited to have her as part of Maverick bringing fun and excitement to every day activities.
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A true Maverick Mascot. You’ll find Indie the dog on most boat trips accompanied by her owner- Skipper Paul. She shares the same love for the water and boats to Paul and also makes the perfect blanket on the chilly days.
Lee’s passion for all things water began when he was 18 and fortunate enough to travel through South East Asia down the Mekong River on a slow boat. Then onto Thailand where he ventured out on long tail boats island hopping various Thai islands. He’s canoed through the Nooser Everglades and spent 2 seasons out in the Alps snowboarding and down hill mountain biking.
Lee gained his open water PADI scuba diving license in Koa Tao and his advanced diver license in Australia whilst diving the Yonagala wreck whilst making contact with a 2m Bull Shark. Lee joined us at the start of 2022 and is now a fully qualified commercially endorsed skipper. He has a passion for meeting new people and being part of someone’s vacation/ experience. He’s a delight to everyone he meets.
Craig has spent most of his life on the water and has tried pretty much every water sport activity going. Craig grew up in Seaford and has enjoyed this East Sussex coast from a young age driving boats and jet ski’s. If he’s not on a boat you’ll most likely find him in the sea sporting other hobbies such as kitesurfing, wakeboarding and snorkelling.
Craig joined the Maverick team at the start of 2022. His years of sea experience and also by trade as a welder fabricator and previous mechanic/marine mechanic makes him a fantastic addition to the team. Craig is a fully qualified commercially endorsed skipper, he brings a friendly, calm presence to Maverick and has many fantastic sea stories to share with you all.
Introducing Steve, the newest addition to our Maverick team! As a fully qualified commercially endorsed skipper, he brings a wealth of expertise and skills to our crew. Joining us this summer 2023, Steve’s passion for wakeboarding and travel seamlessly blends these two exciting realms. Always seeking an adrenaline rush, he is the perfect match to operate our exhilarating Seven Sisters Jet Ski Safari Tours!
Having lived around Newhaven all his life, Steve has accumulated extensive local knowledge and fascinating facts about the area. With over five years of experience driving rib boats and engaging in water activities like wakeboarding, Steve brings a unique combination of expertise and enthusiasm to his role. Whether it’s gliding over the water’s surface on a wakeboard or guiding guests on thrilling jet ski safaris, Steve is driven by his love for high-octane adventures. His dedication to delivering unforgettable experiences ensures that every moment spent with him is filled with excitement and exhilaration.