“Always Buying, Consigning and Selling Queensland’s Best Used Boats Since 1964”

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Matthew Hodson
Managing Director since 2004
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 has served as President for two years as Qld’s Boating Industry Association and currently serves as a BIA councillor as well as being a regular contributor to boating magazines and JCM's very own YouTube TV and creator of Australia’s most comprehensive online Trailer Sailor library of digitally archived history relating to over 120 Trailer Sailors sold in Australia.

Matthew and his dedicated team are always willing to assist you with buying or selling your late model 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 and friends and loving the outdoors.
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Anita Hodson
The Boss’ Boss
Anita assists with the administration role including accounts and bookkeeping for John Crawford Marine when Rebecca and Maureen require assistance. When not working and assisting the team, she enjoys nothing more than spending time with family, friends and, of course, boating.
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Eric Jones
Service Manager
Eric’s wealth of practicable knowledge in marine mechanicals is legendary in our Marine Industry. Eric started working at John Crawford Marine in the late 1980’s and he has become the ultimate problem solver.

Eric services all major brands of engines sold through John Crawford Marine and ensures all trailers are sold in compliant and roadworthy condition and takes pride in doing our on water or dry handovers.

When not working in the workshop, Eric can be found socialising with family and enjoying Grandpa duties and for thrills still finds time to ride his motorbike up and over the hills west of Brisbane.
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Rebecca McLachlan
Office administration and sales support and finance and our mother hen…
Beck fulfils one of the busiest roles not only keeping the office boys in check but coordinating and handling the daily office correspondence. On top of this, also organising client’s paperwork, including registration transfers, payouts, web updates, social media and ensuring new listings are posted! She has a dynamic role at JCM and fulfils the role with vigour and always a smile and a willingness to help.

Her babies have 4 legs and are spoilt beyond belief!
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Robert Friske
Sales Professional
Robert has joined JCM to start his career as a sales professional, to help customers get into the right boat and learn about boating, Robert is in good hands working alongside Matthew. Roberts passion is boating and electronics associated with boats and naturally fishing, fishing and footy.