cover photo
profile photo

Paul Humphreys

Marine consultant

Ex-Captain now doing marine compliance and safety management

waves

Holyhead is situated on Holy Island, Anglesey. The sea surrounds it and gives it a reason to be. There I began a lifetime’s relationship with the sea.

card tags

Becoming a shipwright
Paul Humphreys

Holyhead

I worked on the Holyhead 1 which came on the route as a new type of ferry, although it was the last of the turbine steamers for the railway company.

card tags

Holyhead to Hong Kong
Paul Humphreys

Hong Kong at night

It was my first job abroad in a place that couldn’t be more different from Holyhead and filled me with uncertainty.

card tags

Sail away
Paul Humphreys

canoeing Hong Kong

I was employed as the waterfront boson by the Outward Bound School in Hong Kong.

Outward Bound encouraged people to discover what they are truly capable of.

card tags
Ji Fung

The Ji Fung was Hong Kong’s Outward Bound 132ft sail training ship.

It wasn’t long before I was sailing on the Ji Fung as an Officer of the watch and then later as relief mate.

card tags

Coming ashore
Paul Humphreys

hong Kong power boat at the docks

In April of 1988 I made another big decision which was to leave Outward Bound, which I loved, for a job offer to work as the service manager of the Power Boat Division of Simpson Marine Management Ltd Hong Kong.

card tags

Getting into systems
Paul Humphreys

Clearwater bay

In March 1990 I became dock master and assistant marine manager of Clearwater Bay Golf and Country Club Marina

card tags

My CV Story