OUR
PEOPLE

The people who get our lobster from pot to plate

Bridlington Bay Lobster
lawrence porter

Lawrence
PorteR

Harbour Master

Lawrence began work at Bridlington harbour as an engineer’s assistant and worked his way up to Harbour Master. He keeps the harbour running safely and smoothly, working with the fleet, local businesses and visitors.

darren waters

Darren
Waters

Skipper, Siwrengale, Bridlington Bay

Darren and the Siwrengale crew featured in the BBC series ‘Trawlermen: Hunting the Catch”. The episode called ‘The Storm’ shows exactly what it takes to get seafood to the table.

karl price

Karl
Price

Skipper, Isobella M, Bridlington Bay

Karl skippers his 12m catamaran, fishing for lobster, crab and whelk. Karl is also the driving force behind the ‘Get a Life at Sea’ campaign which promotes fishing as a career.

The
crew

Siwrengale, Bridlington Bay

Watch them on the “Trawlermen: Hunting the Catch” series to understand what this team does. Hard graft, long days and plenty of bad weather are involved when crewing a Bridlington boat.

tom quinn

Tom
Quinn

Crewman, Hettie Harvell, Bridlington Bay

A familiar face on Bridlington harbour, Tom is a crewman on the Hettie Harvell which is skippered by his son Danny.

danny quinn

Danny
Quinn

Skipper, Hettie Harvell, Bridlington Bay

Dan skippers the 9m Hettie Harvell, assisted by his dad, Tom, who is crew.

james finch

James
Finch

Skipper, Elsie B, Bridlington Bay

James skippers the Elsie B, fishing for crab and lobster around Bridlington Bay.

gavin leng

Gavin
Leng

Deputy Manager, Independent Shellfisherman’s Co-operative, Bridlington Bay

Working for one of the Bridlington landing companies, Gavin manages the process of getting the lobster from the boats to market.

Jo
Fryer

Office Manager, Bridlington Shellfish Co Ltd, Bridlington Bay

Jo’s previous experience in accountancy is invaluable in managing the business side of the landing company, which she runs with Paula.

paula sayer

Paula
Sayer

Secretary, Bridlington Shellfish Co Ltd, Bridlington Bay

Paula comes from a fishing family and is married to a fisherman and brings that experience to the landing company she runs with Jo.

jamie-robertson

Jamie
Robertson

Managing Director, Holderness Fishing Industry Group, Bridlington Harbour

Jamie heads up HFIG, the organisation that champions the fishing industry on East Yorkshire’s Holderness Coast, working with everyone involved to ensure the industry has a future.

jd-marine-engineers

james dean

JD Marine Engineers

Looking after the maintenance and repair of the Bridlington fleet.

pete fixing a lobster pot

Pete Day

Bridlington Harbour

Pete has been involved in fishing for decades and is known for telling some cracking yarns. He can often be found around the harbour, keeping the kit in order.

donna arnold

Donna
wright

Fishmonger, Arnold’s Fisheries, Bridlington

Donna has experience in hospitality and catering and an extensive knowledge of seafood. She is a knowledgeable fishmonger at Arnold’s, which has been serving Bridlington with fish for over 100 years.

steve chandler chef

Steve
Chandler

Executive Chef, Salt on the Harbour, Bridlington

Steve began his career at a Michelin starred restaurant in London and is now preparing high quality food at Salt.

Chef Rob Green with a lobster

ROB
GREEN

Development Chef, Bridlington Bay Lobster

Rob Green is a professional chef consultant with over 30 years experience and is our very own development chef. He creates our lobster recipes, cooks tasting samples and can often be seen in our Food Truck, serving samples of his lobster dishes at markets and events around East Riding.

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