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 Managing Director of DSNM and has been since the age of 21 when he set the company up in his bedroom at his parents house. Some 14 years later 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 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 5 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
Technical Development Manager
Simon is our very own walking encyclopedia of marine knowledge. Having had a successful career in the Navy, he went onto head up a team at Sunseeker International for over 12 years alongside lending his skills and enthusiasm to other marine based companies before joining DSNM in January 2017. When not working, Simon can be found spending time with his equally water-sport loving family, enjoying his RIB or cheering on his daughters at a rowing competition. Simon's eldest daughter has followed in his footsteps and joined the Royal Navy as an officer, whilst his youngest daughter has recently enrolled with the Maritime Coastguard Agency (a very proud Dad!)
FACT:- Simon has OCD and believes there is a place for everything and everything needs to be in its place!
Office Telephone No.: +44 (0) 2381 800516
Mobile: +44 (0)7717 747179
Personal Assistant to Managing Director
Amanda is the Office Manager and PA 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
Lucy is a Fleet Manager at DSNM and is David’s favorite 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
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
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
Elizabeth Rolph AKA Lizanator
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 socializing 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
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
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
Fleet Administration Manager
Helen is the Looseleaf Queen at DSNM and spends her days making sure our Fleet of boats have the correct updates. Helen has recently discovered that her Mac is not a mirror but actually a computer! Quite something after working at DSNM for 7 years! She keeps the staff at DSNM happy with her extreme baking skills and is known for a mean coffee cake. When not baking and working, Helen likes to holiday in French Chateaux with family.
FACT: Is an OCD Veggie that eats meat.
Office telephone No: +44 (0) 2381 800324
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
Neyzar joined DSNM in May 2016 and has taken over the running of the Accounts department and she is taking no prisoners! She has the department running like clockwork! Originally from Turkey, Neyzar moved to the UK in 2001 to be with her now husband, Keith. Together she and Keith have a beautiful daughter, Keira and Cocker Spaniel Lyca. You will never see Neyzar without an item of designer clothing on, her favourite being Ralph Lauren!
FACT: She is our Turkish delight!
Office Telephone No: +44 (0) 2381800325
Mobile: +44 (0) 7392 087919
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
Abby used to be our Packing Fairy (Logistics Facilitator!) but has recently started her AAT qualification and therefore a move into the Accounts department was the next step for her. Working alongside Neyzar they make a formidable team! In Abby’s spare time she can be found at home with her husband Christian, 3 Children, Monty, Bonnie and Grace, two dogs, two cats, one of which only has 3 legs and a tortoise that was last seen roaming the garden in 2015!
FACT: Abby is the real life Rapunzel.
Office Telephone No: +44(0) 2381 800327
Mobile: +44 (0)7393 768242
Kirsty is the Office Dog Walker, Travel Agent, Secretary, Admin Girl, Accounts Department, Debt Collector and General Assistant to the Managing Director, Director and Fleet Director. In her spare time you will find Kirsty trying to lift serious weight at the gym with Sarah or at the local Farm with husband Danny and young daughter Isabella learning to milk a cow and raise chickens!
FACT: Is Godmother to Ted the Dog.
As of December 2016, Kirsty is on maternity leave enjoying being at home with her new Daughter Sophia. Huge congratulations to Kirsty, Dan & big sister Isabella.