Appointment of new Chair

We are delighted to announce that Sean McMillan who has been a long-time supporter and member of the Witan has been appointed to the board of Trustees and will be the Company Chair with immediate effect.

Sean has spent the last thirty-five years designing and building wooden yachts with about a hundred now afloat. He was the founder and CEO of Spirit Yachts and has a deep knowledge of managing complex builds from the drawing board to the sea. Prior to his career in yacht construction, he ran an advertising and marketing firm and spent much time at sea on a great variety of sailing craft.

If you would like to see Sean in action, he appeared in an episode of ‘We are England’ at the end of last year called Making Waves: Building Boats This link goes through to the BBC iPlayer