Team


Principal
Peter Klumper
Trained as a diesel mechanic, Peter worked for Australia’s largest importer of boats through the booming 1990’s. At this time he developed a skill for boat sales as well as managing Berowra Waters Marina and slipway facility. Peter has travelled the marine industry extensively from large scale production facilities in the USA to sales and service facilities in Victoria and Western Australia.
By starting SHS Marine Pete has been able to fully utilise his unique combination of sales and technical service skills and is unsurpassed problem solving abilities.

Principal
Will Manning
A Sydney Harbour local, Will grew up sailing and driving tenders for the local yacht clubs. His depth of understanding of Sydney Harbour and its vessels expanded when working as an inshore diver and barge captain. With 20 years experience operating marine service businesses, Will has been able to lend these particular skills to SHS Marine, its personnel, systems and products.

General Manager
Jim Bell
Originally from Tasmania, Jim re-located to Spain where he ran a fleet of Swan 60 racing yachts and captained an 100+ foot modern and classic sailing yachts.
Jim operated a business providing custom covers and upholstery to the superyacht industry in Spain before returning to Australia in 2020.

Head Shipwright
Steve Bond
Originally from the Isle of Wight, UK. Steve managed production of fibreglass and Aluminium vessels in a factories in East and West Cowes. This included production of vessels for Police and various survey and offshore wind farm support vessels. Steve moved to Australia in 2012 and spent 2 years jackarooing in mid-north Queensland before arriving in Sydney where he has managed slipway and shipwrighting in two facilities in Middle Harbour and Sydney Harbour.