Henley resident Adrian Desmond manages the Pure Boating operation and joined the Pure Boating team at the beginning of March 2018. He also undertakes skippering and other duties for Henley Sales and Charter. A keen river man, his training is in sailing and he has sailed and chartered all around Europe over the last 25 years. A solicitor by profession, Adrian now enjoys the more serene environment of The Thames! He has been regularly seen as a volunteer lock keeper assisting Simon Shepherdson at Hambleden.
He is supported by the team from Henley Sales and Charter and by returning student and temporary staff, David, Tio and Luke as the season progresses