All our instructors in every activity and course are trained in every discipline, which is the least you would expect. We pride ourselves on going the extra mile and as a team have a great approach and background to really get the best out of you, getting you to try new things that leave you with a great sense of accomplishment and pride.
The Sea N Shore instructors are all nationally-qualified, and fully experienced instructors in their chosen disciplines and are selected for their ability and eagerness to share with you, their knowledge, skills and enthusiasm. Our instructors hold qualifications to the highest levels as RYA Powerboat Trainers, RYA Yacht master Examiners, BCU Level 5 Sea Kayak Coaches and Canoe Coaches, Coasteering Instructors, White Water Rescue Providers and RYA and HSE First Aid Trainers. We have an excellent team of seasonal, casual and guest instructors and coaches all dedicated in their sports.
Ali Jones is the Chief Instructor and Owner of Sea N Shore. General orchastrator, boat cleaner, chocolate provider. She has been driving boats of all shapes and sizes since she was 12 years old. Diving and Skiing are her biggest passions that have taken her around the world teaching and managing many facilities. Salcombe is her home, along with her two children Elenya and Lockie who are always keen to join in the activities and trips and one day hope to take on the business. She loves her job with all her soul, and is always keen to motivate others to join her out on the water. Her dream is to one day own an island in the Caribbean and run a watersports centre where the water is always warm and the business can flow all year round.
Graham Walker is an RYA Advanced Powerboat Driver Commercially Endorsed, plus an RYA Powerboat Instructor. He comes to Sea N Shore with an Army background and is very professional and passionate about his career in the powerboat and watersports world. He doesn't seem to mind cleaning the tons of seagull poop off the ribs each day too!