Tim Johnson

+44 (0)1983 869203
+44 (0)7836 622 333

Boatshed Dartmouth
The Engine House,
Royal Clarence Yard, Gosport, Hants, PO12 1AX, UK

I am pleased to represent on the river Dart. It is a river that has been a dominant part of most of my life. I built a house in 1980 and lived in Kingswear high above and overlooking the river and have berthed my various boats in the Dart.

My professional life, as a film cameraman for BBC and latterly freelance, has taken me all over the world filming documentaries, drama, wildlife and especially programmes to do with boats, BBC series “Under Sail”, STV series“Afloat”, BBC series “Top Sail”, I even filmed the drama series “Howards Way”and “Onedin Line”. One of the most impressive vessels that I made three films about (for BBC) was not even afloat! She was Henry V111’s flagship The Mary Rose. Over a period of nearly four years I spent hundreds of hours underwater filming the archaeology and the raising of the hull.

My sailing exploits have included The Whitbread, Bishop Rock, Admiral’s Cup, Sardinia Cup(with Ted Heath) and America’s Cup, and of course the normal cruising of the South Coast, Channel Islands, Normandy and Brittany (not to mention the Greek Islands and Turkey).

I hope to meet many of you as you enjoy the delights of the wonderful River Dart and of Salcombe, where I first learned to sail a boat.

Give me a call if you're thinking about buying or selling a boat anywhere on the River Dart and Salcombe and I'll be only too happy to lend you a sympathetic ear - no strings attached!

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