Marine-Products-Direct is a privately owned business operating with an office and warehouse in Poole, Dorset, UK.
We focus on sourcing the highest quality and innovative marine products. Brands include Temo Electric Outboards, Bennett Marine Trim Tabs, Groco Marine Hardware, EchoPilot Sonar, Helly Hansen Lifejackets, Calypso ultrasonic wind meters, Anchor Lift Windlasses, Lasdrop Shaft-Seals and Rocna Anchors. Marine-Products-Direct operates from a 5,500sq foot warehouse ensuring stock availability across the whole range.
The Marine-Products-Direct staff are passionate about quality and service, with over 50 years of industry experience they are on hand to offer expert technical advice, ensuring your product selection, installation and operation is a smooth process. If you have a problem, we pride ourselves on being easily contactable, please don’t hesitate to call or email us and if something you have bought from us isn’t working to your satisfaction, let us know and we will get it sorted.
Meet The Team
Andrew Scott – Managing Director
Andy has over 34 years-experience in the marine industry and has worked for several major companies, starting as an Account Manager for Sowester, (selling Bennett Trim Tabs among other products), setting up Boat distribution globally, and then in the marine safety business working for major companies such as Survitec, Ocean Safety and International Safety Products, joining MCI in 2016.
Andy is a keen golfer and at weekends can be found on his local golf course or watching Harlequins Rugby Team of which he is an avid fan and loves spending time with his family.
David Ellis – Sales & Marketing Manager
David has more than 25 years’ experience in the marine industry having worked for leading marine brands including Henri Lloyd and Crewsaver. David is responsible for all aspects of marketing and business development. Outside of work David is a keen sailor and has been involved in coaching the GBR sailing team at world-championship level. In his younger days he was a bronze medallist at the world team racing championships and campaigned an Olympic 470 dinghy from 1992-1996.
Chris Hill – Operations Manager
Chris has over 15 years’ experience in Operations and Warehouse Management, developing his knowledge with large multinational companies, Chris oversees the day to day running of the company’s logistics, managing our stock, guaranteeing the stock is always there for your orders and assists Pete in the smooth running of the warehouse.
Chris is our fittest employee and outside work is a regular visitor to the gym, he loves spending time with his family and friends.
Matt White – Sales Administrator
Matt is our Sales Administrator and is always on the phone or our online chat if you require help specifying the correct product, he is a passionate employee and is always the first to read up on a new product or innovation.
Matt is a keen football fan and supporter of Liverpool FC and enjoys nothing more than spending time with his family.
Don’t hesitate to contact Matt with any questions you may have!
Debbie Johnson – Accountant & Office Administrator
Debbie has over 35 years in finance and has been with Marine Components for over 6 years. Debbie manages all the company’s day to day finances and is responsible for preparing financial reports, performing account reconciliations, maintaining the general ledger, preparing tax returns, and assisting with audit preparations, ensuring the company’s financial transactions run smoothly and efficiently.
Outside work Debbie loves spending time with her family and friends and has a passion for travel.
Pete Waudby – Warehouse Manager
Pete is our Warehouse Manager and the longest serving member of the team (over 15 years). Pete is the one who manages all deliveries, ensures they meet quality standards and carefully picks and packs your order.
Outside work Pete has a keen interest in the weather and climate, a proficient gardener and photographer, he is a qualified dog trainer and enjoys listening to music and working on his model railway.