We currently employ many instructors and office staff at Hoylake Sailing School/JPMA.
This is a brief run down of everybody you will meet when you visit us at Marine House.



ANNA PERCIVAL-HARRIS - Managing Director, JPMA. Principal, Hoylake Sailing School (UK & Riviera).
BA(Hons) Enterprise Management. Holds RYA Dayskipper, Diesel, VHF, Fire Safety & STCW Elementary First Aid certs.
Previously an Events Manager, Public Sector.



 

JULIE DAVIES - Centre Administrator. Member of HSS/JPMA Business Development Team
Attended Elliot Clarke School of Dance & Drama.
Previously a Disability Sports Development Officer.

 

MICHELLE HEIGHTON- Accounts/Personnel Manager.
Holds Association of Accounting Technicians Level 2.
Previously Accounts and Credit Controller & Bank Training Officer, Private Sector.

 

 ROSALIND WHITELEY- Receptionist/Admin Assistant.
Holds NVQ Customer Service.
Previously Community Development Officer, Public Sector.

 

CATHERINE LUCAS - Receptionist/Admin Assistant.
Holds NVQ Leisure & Tourism and NVQ Customer Service.

 

 

EMMA OAKDEN - Receptionist/Admin Assistant.
BA(Hons) Geography. PgDL Post Graduate Diploma in Law. LPC Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice. RYA Dayskipper.
Previously Employment & Pensions Lawyer.


STEVE BARROWMAN
Teaches RYA Day Skipper, RYA Yachtmaster Offshore, VHF/SRC, Diesel Engine, Fire Safety, AEC, PST, Workboat Stability. Member of HSS/JPMA Business Development Team.
RYA Yachtmaster Examiner/Power Trainer.
Watch Manager, Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service (Retired).


GEOFF BUTT
Teaches RYA Day Skipper, RYA Yachtmaster Offshore, RYA Yachtmaster Ocean, MCA Celestial Navigation.
Degree in Chemical Engineering. Holds RYA Yachtmaster Ocean CoC.
Retired Senior Manager ICI.

 

ANDY CHESTERS
Teaches Oral Preparation for OOW and Master.
Holds Master <3000gt CoC.
Current seagoing Master.

 

PHILLIP DON
Teaches AEC, Y4 Auxiliary Equipment, Y4 Marine Diesel Engineering, Y4 Operational Procedures & Hotel Services, Y3 Stats & Ops, Y2 Advanced Hotel Services, Y2 Applied Marine Engineering and Oral Preparation for Engineering.
Holds Chief Engineer Unlimited CoC (Motor).
Retired Chief Engineer.
 

DR JAMIE FANNING
Teaches RYA & MCA First Aid & Medical First Aid Aboard Ship.
RYA Senior Dinghy Instructor, RYA Powerboat Instructor. Principal of Wallasey Scout Boathouse RTC.
Anaesthetist, Countess of Chester Hospital.


BRIAN FOGG
Teaches RYA Day Skipper, RYA Yachtmaster Offshore, MCA Coxswain’s Course, River Mersey Pilot Exemption Training.
Retired Industrial Electrical Engineer.

 

CAPTAIN PAUL FOULDS
Teaches Master Business & Law, Master Seamanship & Meteorology and Oral Preparation for OOW & Master.
Holds Master Unlimited CoC.
Retired Master Mariner.

 

 

ROBBIE GOULD
Teaches RYA Day Skipper, RYA Yachtmaster Offshore, PST, Efficient Deckhand, HELM (O).
Holds MCA AB Certificate and City & Guilds in Seamanship.
Ex-Chief Petty Officer (Seaman Specialist), Royal Navy. Received Mentioned in Dispatches award.

 

CAPTAIN MARTIN HENDERSON
Teaches Oral Preparation for OOW & Master.
Holds Master Unlimited CoC.
Current Seagoing Master Mariner. 


GREG HUNT
RYA Day Skipper, RYA Yachtmaster Offshore, RYA Yachtmaster Ocean , PSSR, Efficient Deckhand, OOW Nav & Radar, Master Stability, Master Business & Law, Master Seamanship & Met, MCA Celestial Navigation and Oral Preparation for OOW/Master <200gt.
Holds Chief Mate CoC.
Retired Police Officer.


DAVID JONES
Teaches AEC, Y4 Auxiliary Equipment, Y4 Marine Diesel Engineering, Y4 Operational Procedures & Hotel Services, Y3 Stats & Ops, Y2 Advanced Hotel Services, Y2 Applied Marine Engineering and Oral Preparation for Engineering. Member of HSS/JPMA Business Development Team.
Holds Second Engineer Unlimited CoC (First Class Endorsement).
Ex Chief Engineer 400 bed 4 Star Hotel.


PETER LEWIS
Teaches OOW GSK, OOW Nav & Radar, Master Seamanship & Meteorology, Master Stability, Y2 General Engineering Science I & II and Oral Preparation for OOW & Master.
BSc Nautical Science. Holds Chief Mate Unlimited CoC,
Retired Nautical Studies Lecturer.

 

STEPHEN LENNON
Teaches Oral Preparation for Engineering.
(MSc) Marine Engineering, Naval Architecture & Management. MRINA, MIMarEST. Holds Y1 CoC.
Current Seagoing Yacht Chief Engineer.

 

NICK LYNCH
Teaches HELM (Operational) & (Management).
RYA PWC Instructor, RYA Powerboat Instructor, RYA Senior Windsurfing Instructor, RYA Senior Dinghy Instructor.
Former Centre Manger & Principal Instructor of large watersports centre.

 

CAPTAIN ANDY MILLIGAN
Teaches OOW Nav & Radar, Master Business & Law and Oral Preparation for OOW & Master.
Holds Master Unlimited CoC.
Retired Marine Consultant/Surveyor.

 

GARTH MURRAY
Teaches Oral Preparation for OOW & Master.
Holds OOW Unlimited CoC & Master (Yachts) <500gt CoC.
Current Seagoing OOW.


MIKE NASH
Teaches AEC, Y4 Auxiliary Equipment, Y4 Marine Diesel Engineering, Y4 Operational Procedures & Hotel Services, Y3 Stats & Ops, Y2 Advanced Hotel Services, Y2 Applied Marine Engineering and Oral Preparation for Engineering. Member of HSS/JPMA Business Development Team.
Holds Second Engineer Unlimited (Steam) CoC
Independant Land Rover & Range Rover Specialist.

 

PETER O'DONNELL
Teaches Oral Preparation for Engineering.
Holds First Class Engineer Unlimited (Motor) CoC.
Retired Chief Engineer.

 

 

IAN PAKULA
Teaches HELM (O) & Oral Preparation for OOW & Master.
Holds Master Unlimited COC.
Ex Fisheries Officer. Freelance Cargo Surveyor/Superintendant.



JOHN PERCIVAL-HARRIS
Teaches AEC, Y4 Auxiliary Equipment, Y4 Marine Diesel Engineering, Y4 Operational Procedures & Hotel Services and MEOL/Y4 Oral Preparation.
Holds Chief Engineer III/3 (Y3) CoC
Current Seagoing Private Yacht Chief Engineer


DAVID RAINSBURY
Teaches RYA Day Skipper, RYA Yachtmaster Offshore, RYA Yachtmaster Ocean, Master Stability, Master Celestial Navigation, HELM (O), Y2 General Engineering Science and Oral Preparation for Master <200.
Holds Master <200gt (Code Vessels) CoC. RYA Yachtmaster Instructor.
Sailing Writer & Photographer.

 

MIKE ROWLAND
Teaches Oral Preparation for OOW/Master.
Holds Master Unlimited CoC.
Current Seagoing Chief Officer.


RON SCHANCK
Teaches RYA & MCA First Aid & Medical First Aid Aboard Ship.
USAR/Paramedic Team Leader, Hazardous Area Response Team.
Hoylake RNLI Lifeboat Crewmember.

 

ANDY VIDAMOUR
Teaches Oral Preparation for OOW and Master
BA (Hons) Geography and Archaeology
Holds Chief Mate (Yachts <3000gt) and Master (Code Vessels <200gt) CoC
Current seagoing Master and OOW



DAVID WHITE
Teaches VHF/SRC.
Holds GMDSS GOC and STCW (A-16)



 

CAPTAIN PAUL WHITE
Teaches RYA Day Skipper, RYA Yachtmaster Offshore, RYA Yachtmaster Ocean and Oral Preparation for OOW & Master.
Holds Master Unlimited COC.
Current Seagoing Captain, 93m Private Yacht.


 

IAIN WOODSIDE
Teaches RYA & MCA First Aid & Medical First Aid Aboard Ship, Fire Safety, Personal Survival Techniques & HELM (O).
Fire Fighter, Merseyside Fire & Rescue.
Ex Royal Navy Leading Seaman, Electronic Warfare.

 

 

 

RETIRED

 

CAPTAIN KEITH CEDERHOLM MNI
Deck Instructor & member of HSS/JPMA Business Development Team. Retired Jan 2015.
Holds Master Unlimited CoC.
Retired Pilot.

 

CAPTAIN DAVID HINKS
Deck Instructor.
Holds Master Unlimited CoC.
Retired Master, VLCC.

 

CAPTAIN BILL MARR
Deck Instructor. Retired Jan 2016.
Holds Master Unlimited CoC.
Retired Ships Master/Consultant.

 

RICHARD SCRIMGEOUR
Deck & Engineering Instructor. Retired Sept 2015. 

Holds 1st Class Combined Certificate (Steam & Motor) & Degree in Mechanical Engineering. 

 

IN MEMORIAM

 

 

CAPTAIN JOHN PERCIVAL MRIN, MNI
6th April 1945 - 9th March 2014
Held Master Unlimited CoC.

Founder of Hoylake Sailing School Ltd & John Percival Marine Associates.

 

 

 

CAPTAIN LEIGH JOHNSON

2nd July 1953 - 26th November 2013

Held Master Unlimited CoC. Deck Instructor.

 

 

 

MIKE DIGGLE

5th July 1941 - 22nd October 2016
CMarEng, FIMarEST, B Eng (Hons).

Held Chief Engineer (Steam & Motor) Unlimited CoC. Engineering Instructor.



 Photographs © Anna Percival-Harris & John Percival-Harris