Meet The Team


James B
Managing Director
James grew his career in IT in the City and his wealth of knowledge and energy has grown Ribeye into what it is today. He is not a bad wakeboarder either!
Ella Chivers Ribeye
Marketing Director
As part of the Chivers family, Ella grew up in Dartmouth and has a passion for all boats! Having studied Business at Bath Uni and years in London, she enjoys being back in the Westcountry working hard to make the Ribeye brand shine.
Danny Chivers Operation Manager at Ribeye
Operations Manager
Ribeye is in Danny's blood and has grown up testing and evolving the brand. Danny organises each Ribeye build ensuring the specification is correct and delivery times are on point.
Sales Manager
Ribeye is in Ross' bones and he loves talking boats and showing people how amazing Ribeyes are on the sea! He lives and breathes boating and on a rare weekend off, he will be wakeboarding and trying to get more air than his...
Finance Manager
Beth is a Chartered Accountant and gives management clarity on a family business that has grown very organically!
Boat Designer
Experienced Superyacht Tender designer & Coventry Uni graduate with a passion for classic cars and colourful trousers! Responsible for all your custom renders as well as developing new production boats and custom projects.
Mandy Office Manager at Ribeye
Office Manager
Originally from the Midlands, Mandy has settled in the West Country to live by the sea. Fantastic with numbers and knows all about everything that is going on at Ribeye. If in doubt, ask Mandy!
Tender Sales Office at Ribeye
T Series Sales & Parts
A sail maker by trade with huge experience in the yachting industry, Charlie is a bundle of energy at Ribeye. A keen surfer, Charlie is enjoying her relocation to Devon.
Julian Accounts Office at Ribeye
Accounts Office
Loves numbers nearly as much as his two Dalmatians who keep Julian incredibly fit as he stomps around the Devonshire hills!
Accounts Executive
A numbers bod.
Henry is a design student and is working on exciting new concepts for 2018!
Charles Admin Dog at Ribeye
Team leader and motivator. Always wagging.

Infusion Technicians

Rudie Garton Production Manager at Ribeye
Production Manager
Rudie is from a family of boat builders and he has grown up in the industry. Through training & hard work he now runs a professional and highly qualified team.
Dwayne Infusion Technician at Ribeye
Infusion Technician
Dwayne has garnered huge amounts of knowledge & technical ability from working at Princess in early years. He has brought big boat technology to Ribeye which enables our flawless finish.
Kevin Infusion Technician at Ribeye
Infusion Technician
Kevin is ex Princess and has years of experience in composite technology and creating a level of finish that is unseen in the RIB world. 
Trevor Infusion Technician
Infusion Technician
Trevor uses his Princess experience and mechanical mind to engineer our bespoke products. He has a relentless work attitude which is required!
Ryan Infusion Technician at Ribeye
Infusion Technician
A new asset the Ribeye team - we hear he has a love for monkey bikes!
Jake Infusion Technician at Ribeye
Infusion Technician
Jake is renowned at Ribeye for a flawless finish - he is like an artist with fibreglass.
Dom Apprentice at Ribeye
Our very capable apprentice who is becoming very competent in composite integration.

Rigging Technicians

Harley Rigging Technician at Ribeye
Rigging Technician
Harley is a tube specialist by trade. He also runs the rigging of all of our PRIME boats - he is the ultimate perfectionist and has a very creative mind.
James T Rigging Technician
James T
Rigging Technician
James has been at Ribeye for over 10 years and has evolved with Ribeye through the years. He gives fantastic feedback to enable Ribeye's development and is now our most experienced rigger in the team.
Ribeye Boats
Rigging Technician
Rigging Technician
An electrician by trade, Shane has brought a professional approach to the rigging team coupled with bucket loads of positivity.
Mitch Rigging Assistant at Ribeye
Rigging Assistant
Our youngest member of the team, Mitch works quickly and nimbly. He isn’t bad at helming Ribeyes either and is often (if reluctantly) used as our poster boy when required.

Training & Handover Crew

Ribeye Powerboat School & Handovers
Mat has spent more hours on the water than the rest of Ribeye put together - he has crossed all the major oceans in all sea experiences. He knows his stuff!
Martin Training and Handovers at Ribeye
Training and Handovers
Martin is meticulous which is handy when he performs a handover as there is no stone unturned! If you are lucky he might tell you about his F1 days!

Meet The Team