Skeet’s Yard: meet the team

Simon Skeet – Managing Director: Experienced in engineering and fabrication Simon’s skills are diverse and include GRP, epoxy work, electrical repairs, marine plumbing and everything else that a boat yard demands. Simon is multi-skilled and is able to advise on any aspect of marine service or repair. With 40 years experience, whatever your query – Simon is your man.

Jennifer Skeet – Director: Founding the company with Mel in 1981, Jennifer is the friendly face of Melton Boatyard. With a deep knowledge of customer requirements, Jennifer is the one to speak to with all your general enquiries.

Melton Boatyard is a family run business providing the best solutions and friendly customer service while actively practising traditional values of honesty, trust and integrity.

Ryan our skilled welder and fabricator works with all types of metals: stainless steel, aluminium and mild steel.


Julie Spatchett (Skeet) takes care of our office, prioritising the workload and keeping Simon organised.

Tina is a welcome addition to our office team, dealing with customer enquires, ensuring your needs are met promptly .

No boatyard can function without skilled knowledgeable hands”

A talented shipwright and carpenter, Chris has 50yrs experience working on a wide variety of vessels

Will, Ben and Mick support Simon with all laying up, boat handling and yard work.