OUR EXPERT STAFF ARE AT YOUR SERVICE.
Matthew Hodson, The Boss
Matthew commenced working at John Crawford Marine in 1999 in sales and liked it so much, he bought the company five years later making him JCM’s third owner. His passion for boating and Marine Industry related issues is evident. He is currently the President of Marine Queensland (the industry’s representative body), as well as being a regular contributor to boating magazines and JCM's very own YouTube TV.
Matthew and his dedicated team are always willing to asist you with buying or selling your trailer boat and is proud to continue the John Crawford Marine tradition as Queensland’s Used Boat Specialists.
Matthew spends his spare time with family, boating, camping and driving his restored 1970 Mini Cooper S.
Anita Hodson, The Boss’ Boss
Anita assists with the administration role including accounts and bookkeeping for John Crawford Marine. Since joining the company in 2003 she more than capably combines this role whilst also raising her and Matthew’s three children, Ryan, Gemma and Toby.
When Anita isn’t doing admin at JCM, she enjoys nothing more than spending time with family, friends and, of course, boating.
Eric Jones, Service Manager
Eric’s wealth of practicable knowledge in marine mechanicals is legendary. Eric started working at John Crawford Marine in the late 80’s. and he has become the ultimate problem solver.
Eric services all major brands of engines sold through John Crawford Marine and also ensures all trailers are sold in roadworthy condition.
When not working in the workshop, Eric can be found socialising with family and friends or riding his beautiful motor bike in the hills west of Brisbane.
Lenise Matheson, Office/Admistration
Lenise fulfils the Office/Administration role. Not only keeping the office boys in check but coordinating and handling the daily office correspondence. On top of this, also organising clients paperwork, including registration transfers, payouts, web updates and ensuring new listings are posted! She has a dynamic role at JCM and fulfils the role with vigour and always a smile.
Spare time is spent boating and camping, loving the outdoors!
Geoff is an integral part of the team at John Crawford Marine. With a lifetime of boating knowledge and enthusiasm for helping the first time boat buyer, you can be assured of quality advice and unbiased service.
With a passion for fishing and caravanning he also keeps his finger on the pulse for "where and what" is biting!
Ron Edwards, Sales Professional
Ron joined John Crawford Marine in 1987 specialising in the sale of Trailer Sailers and his knowledge of trailer sailers is second to none. He welcomes the opportunity to share this knowledge with you as he proudly walks you through the stock on offer at John Crawford Marine.
Now semi-retired, Ron shares his time with us, his wonderful family and his beloved sail boat.
Chris Simpson - Tradesmans Assistant
Chris, known as 'Simmo' has joined John Crawford Marine's workshop assisting with our expansion into trailer repairs/Roadworthy, servicing and installations. Chris’ knowledge is extensive coming from years of working in the automotive industry. His passion of restoring cars and boating has also fine tuned his skill set. Time away from work is spent indulging with his 2 children, friends and family.
Jonathon Stuart - Boat Washer
Jonathon, aka ‘Johnno’ has one of the harder jobs at John Crawford Marine, maintaining the presentation of the yard stock. Rain, hail or shine he is out there with the vacuum, sponge or chamois, keeping our boats presented beautifully.