At the helm is Darren Finkelstein ‘The Boat Guy’ with over 35 years of boating experience to share. After joining the team in 2012 as our Boating Ambassador and marina consultant, Darren has managed the marina since 2016. Considered to be an industry expert, Darren brings a wealth of experience, knowledge and boatie humour to Wyndham Harbour. Catch him on the docks, on radio 3AW over summer, watch his video blogs or read any of his bestselling, award-winning books on boating. Darren loves coffee and talking boating, and he is always up for a chat.
Roster: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
Tom is an avid boatie and has been a member of the Royal Geelong Yacht Club for many years. Enthusiastic about all things boating, you can often find him out and about enjoying Port Phillip Bay. After a 30 year career in property, Tom is now pursuing his passion for boats fulltime and brings experience in boat handling and maintenance of vessels. Tom is enjoying using his skills, experience and knowledge to help shape the future of Wyndham Harbour for its members, guests and the community.
Roster: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday.
Kiwi-born Zoey has grown up on and around the water her entire life in the beautiful Bay of Islands, New Zealand, now a local living with her family in Point Cook. Enjoying everything the coastal life has to offer including fishing, island hopping and water sports. Zoey has a strong passion for the boating world and is always keen to learn whenever possible. Previous to moving to Australia in 2017 she worked on a dinner cruise in Paihia providing guests with a personal dining experience on the water including unbeatable views of the historic Bay. As the lead crew, she was heavily involved with training and winter maintenance on the vessel. Please say hi if you see her bouncing around the docks.
Roster: Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Joanne (Jo) grew up locally in Werribee and now resides in Hoppers Crossing, having spent many summers enjoying the beach here at Werribee South partaking in various recreational water sports including swimming, fishing and jet skiing. She now spends most of her free time cruising around the harbour in her brothers’ runabout. If you see her around say hi.
Roster: Saturday and Sunday.
Blair started sailing at the age of 12 and has become an accomplished and enthusiastic sailor. He has worked with a number of yacht clubs as a Sailing Instructor, and with the Police Force and the Scout Association. In his spare time, Blair enjoys fishing and scuba diving and has worked as an assistant diving instructor and a qualified skipper. He is also a licensed Coxswain. Recently, Blair has been spending his time repairing and fixing older boats. When you see Blair working hard on the docks, please say g’day!
Roster: Monday, Wednesday and Friday.