Paul Hamill started his career as an aircraft engineer in Shorts Aviation in Belfast. He left his wet and cold homeland in search of blue skies and quickly became involved in the superyacht industry as crew and eventually captain. He worked on various yachts including Cape Fane and Mirage. Upon going shore based in 1988 he set up a well known local chandlery in Puerto Portals In 2004 he decided it was time to put all knowledge he had acquired over the years into a new venture and started Shore Marine, as a project management, sourcing and service company.
Javier Calomarde spent his early career rising through the ranks of tax office here in Mallorca. Looking for a new challenge, he joined Shore as partner and financial director in 2012 and is responsible for administration of TPA´s and liaison with the Customs and Tax departments. His experience is invaluable to the smooth running of of TPAs and in dealing with Customs. Javier is a licensed yacht captain and has 20 years sailing experience .
Like Paul, Simon left his native Ireland in 1984 in search of sunshine and warm weather sailing. Arriving in Mallorca in 1990 , he spent five years sailing on classic and modern classic yachts. He then spent the next 13 as a rigger and in 2007 became a partner and sales director of a local coatings company. He joined Shore in 2017 as sales manager concentrating on TPAs and superyacht services.
Javier is a qualified naval engineer. He spent two years as the engineer on a 34m motor yacht before joining a local engineering company. He joined Shore in 2016 as retail and wholesale sales manager. Javier also manages our parts sourcing department and proudly states that if it is available , he will find it for you.
After 8 years working in banking, Alfonso joined Paul in 1988 to oversee the accounts department. When Paul started Shore, Alfonso came with him and now oversees all the accounts and administration team.
Rafa is a fitness fanatic. He has worked in the marina industry for the last 18 years, and is responsible for all the logistics for Shore Marine.