At DSNM we strive to offer a service that is second to none. Tailoring our offering to your needs.
DSNM formed in the year of 2000 derived from understanding the need for a bespoke yacht package. DSNM work alongside the DPA’s from a selection of management companies including YCO, Burgess, Camper & Nicholson and Wilson Yacht Management along with many private clients.
At DSNM we endeavor to be proactive rather than reactive, our ethos is to constantly improve our service and offering to our clients. Developing relationships and identifying client needs has enabled us to become the preferred service provider in the navigational field within the superyacht Industry
The DSNM team has over 50 years of experience in managing yachts and client’s expectations and with its long-standing partners has transpired to become the market leader in its field. Ensuring they have an up to date listing of all publications they require on-board, along with putting procedures in place to ensure each port state control audits are always successful for the vessels compliance.
The super yacht industry is defined by attention to detail and impeccable service and at DSNM we set the standard for others to follow.
Head of Security
Ted is the first born son of David and Alicia Store and is the Head of Security at DSNM. Teddy takes his role very seriously and can often be found curled up fast asleep in his bed. Ted loves his food and will do anything for you if you agree to share your lunch with him.
FACT: Ted is NOT ginger – he is strawberry blonde!
Betty is Ted’s sister and David and Alicia’s first born Daughter. Betty was brought in to assist Ted in Security, but after learning the ropes took her new role a bit too far and started to scare off the delivery men! Betty attended Anger Management classes and is fast becoming an asset to the team.
FACT: Has the waggiest tail in the industry!
David is the CEO at DSNM and has been since the age of 21 when he set the company up in his bedroom at his parents house. A number of years later (the exact number he has asked us not to reveal!) David is still here pushing his team of staff to provide a first class Navigational Management service. When not whipping his staff into shape, David likes to wear red chinos whilst wandering the streets of Monaco, Paris, Dubai, London and Cannes. David is also very fond of a round of golf, but only when the sun is out! Staff at DSNM love it when the sun comes out!
FACT: David changes his car more often than he changes his socks!
Office telephone No: +44 (0) 2381 800321
Mobile: +44 (0)7810 823 400
Alicia is the Executive Director of DSNM and is the girl we love to hate – she eats like a horse but looks like a Supermodel! Alicia is DSNM’s Social Media expert and keeps all our customers up to date and informed about the latest going-ons in the Superyacht world! When she isn’t Facebook-ing, Tweet-ing, Instagram-ing Alicia can be found on the back of one of her prized Show Jumping horses taking the industry by storm.
FACT: Alicia can drive an 18tonne lorry like a sports car
Office telephone No: +44 (0) 2381 800322
Mobile: +44 (0) 7780 954 646
Martin is the Fleet Director at DSNM and it is his job to keep all the Fleet Managers inline! He is a fountain of knowledge but can talk the hind legs off a donkey, he would also like to learn to speak French, Spanish and Italian. Outside of work Martin can be found at home either in the kitchen baking the best Lemon polenta cake or doing a bit of DIY. Martin has 3 grown up boys which has lead to his dependency on rum and coke.
FACT: Wants to be Superman, so he can wear his pants on the outside of his trousers.
Office telephone No: +44 (0) 2381 800323
Mobile: +44 (0)7787 521 842
HR & Office Manager
Amanda is the HR & Office Manager at DSNM and keeps everyone in line! She may talk like an Essex girl but our clients love her sense of humour. When not at work organising everyone and everything, Amanda can be found deep in the countryside hiding out in her Caravan drinking wine and shopping online, 3G permitting! Oh and not forgetting, Amanda also has 2 sets of twins, which means she has learnt to sleep standing up! What a skill!
FACT: Loves a selfie stick and is older than Lucy!
Office telephone No: +44 (0) 2381 800325
Mobile: +44 (0) 7887 928 634
Since starting at DSNM in June 2014, Sarah has gone from strength to strength - not just literally either!! In her spare time, Sarah can be found at the gym lifting weights! Sarah not only works hard but plays hard, if she isnt at the gym she is out for dinner, at the cinema, walking her dog Woody, dancing on tables or baking cupcakes.
FACT: Can hold the plank for longer than anyone in the office (yes, we had a 'plank off')
Office telephone No: +44 (0) 2381 800511
Mobile: +44 (0) 7467 149390
Lucy is a Fleet Manager at DSNM and is David’s favourite member of staff, due to her outstanding knowledge of everything and anything. Lucy is extremely hard working and will go beyond the call of duty to help her colleagues and clients. Outside of work Lucy loves spending time with her family, Richard, Lily and Freddie and is Kirsty’s Famspiration! (Family Inspiration!)
FACT: Lucy can do the splits and she is younger than Amanda!
Office telephone No: +44 (0) 2381 800326
Mobile: +44 (0) 7780 991 932
Lizzie is a Fleet Manager at DSNM and is the most well spoken member of staff to date! When not giving elocution and history lessons to her fellow DSNM colleagues, Lizzie can be found socialising with friends, shopping or painting her nails! She changes the colour of her nail varnish EVERYDAY!!!!
FACT: Lizzie is a Princess
Office telephone No: +44 (0) 2381 800510
Mobile: +44 (0) 7884 580 446
Fleet Manager & Chef
Sally is a Fleet Manager and Chef at DSNM. When not providing a first class, five star service to her fleet of yachts, Sally can be found in the DSNM kitchen cooking up a slimming world storm! She is the BBQ pulled pork Queen! Sally spends her weekends entertaining her family, friends and colleagues, ensuring at all times that the wine and beer is flowing.
FACT: Can find a discount code for anything!
Office telephone No: +44 (0) 2381 800329
Mobile: +44 (0) 7881 092 752
Since joining the DSNM team in April 2016 Ella is proving to be a great asset to the company. As the blonde, blue eyed baby of the Office, Ella has had a steep learning curve on the domestic front, she has learnt to put on a dishwasher, make a cheese and bean toasty, plus tea and coffee and wash up. When Ella isn’t at work she likes to socialise with friends and family and enjoy the finer things in life – MAKE UP! You name it, Estee Lauder, MAC, Channel, Bobbi Brown, Ella has it all!
FACT: Ella works alongside her Aunty here at DSNM, but who is her Aunty?????
Office Telephone No: +44 (0) 2381 800322
Mobile: +44 (0) 7471 901183
As one of the earlier members of staff to join the DSNM team in October 2011, Kirsty has really become part of the furniture! In between having her two beautiful daughters Isabella and Sophia, Kirst has worked as a Fleet Manager, in accounts, and is now focusing on her career as Logistics/Fleet Assistant. When not at work, Kirsty’s life revolves around her family and if she’s not popping to Cambridge to visit her Mum and Dad, then she can be found at Peppa Pig World where she holds a season ticket (Pretty cool!)
FACT: Was a brunette but is now going blonde! (apparently, they have more fun)
Office Telephone No: +44(0) 2381 800320
Mobile: +44 (0)7513 351985
Digital Development Manager
Stuart joined DSNM in November 2016, and was the first male recruit in 7 years! He keeps a calm and cool demeanor whilst assisting with the admin of the busy fleet managers. It may have something to do with the 335 gallons of water he drinks a day! Outside of the office you may find Stuart walking his 3 Cocker Spaniel pups or participating in a group pheasant shoot. (Yes- he is posh). He competes against Elizabeth for top prize in the “well-spoken” category.
FACT: Stuart eats his cereal from a pint glass (He says it’s easier to drink the milk at the end)
Office Telephone No.: +44 (0) 2381 800514
Mobile: +44 (0)7387 021186
Ruth joined DSNM In January 2017, and has taken over from Abby as our packing fairy! (Logistics Facilitator!) Since her start date, no one at DSNM has been without a cup of tea or coffee- she is constantly making beverages! Outside of work, Ruth is kept busy looking after her teenage daughter, together they spend time shopping, eating out and socialising with friends! Aside from this, Ruth enjoys a 2-week summer holiday in a different location every year!
Fact: Ruth gets her nails and toes manicured every three weeks and are always jazzy!
Office Telephone No.: +44 (0) 2381 800320
Jack joined our ever growing team at DSNM in June 2017 and is busy learning the ropes in the Logistics department. He is fast becoming a 6.4ft giant asset to the company. When Jack isn’t at work, he likes to spend his time caring for his baby, Corsa. ( A Vauxhall Corsa, in Metallic Ice White, with a Jet Black Sunroof and 18inch Chrome Black Alloys! So he tells us!) He also has a love for the gym, share bags of crisps and is a season ticket holder to the almighty Saints FC.
FACT: His jeans are sprayed on!
Office Telephone No: +44(0) 2381 800320
Abby started with us as our Packing Fairy (Logistics Facilitator!) but has recently gained her AAT qualification in accounting and therefore has made a permanent move into the Accounts department. In Abby’s spare time she can be found at home with her husband Christian and 3 Children, Monty, Bonnie and Grace.
FACT: Abby is the real life Rapunzel.
Office Telephone No: +44(0) 2381 800327
Mobile: +44 (0)7393 768242
Ellen works in the Accounts Department here at DSNM and a mother to everyone that works here. When not demanding money from our clients, Ellen likes to spend time being a Grandma to her Grandchildren Freddie and Elouise - they keep her on her teeny tiny size 3 feet! Ellen will do anything for anyone, but try and take away cake from her and you will most definitely regret it. She doesn’t even like cake!
FACT: Loved Gladys Night and the Pips growing up.
Office telephone No: +44 (0) 2381 800328