Meet the Team at Cornish Coast Adventures

The Boss

Name: Sam Williams

Role: Grande Fromage

From: Port Quin/Port Isaac

Established Cornish Coast Adventures in: 2005

VHF radio nickname: CCA Water Patrol

Favourite local beach: Too many favourites!
Favourite joke: The house was a mess after our wine and cheese night; debris was everywhere.

Fun Fact: I once sheared over 200 sheep in a day!

Favourite Cornish Coast Adventures moment: Swimming with basking sharks on one of our trips.

The Real Boss

Name: Doon

Role: Chief photographer, Mother Hen

From: Withiel

Joined Cornish Coast Adventures in: 2012

VHF radio nickname: Mum

Favourite local beach: Any empty one
Favourite joke: What’s brown and goes at 90mph?

A mole on a motorbike.

Fun Fact: Once worked on a film with Tom Hanks.

Favourite Cornish Coast Adventures moment:

The Great Port Gaverne raft race of 2013 (we almost won!)

Big Harry

Name: Harriet

Role: Coasteering guru, kayak capsizing expert, office mole and saleswoman, child minder, bossy boots

From: Wadebridge

Joined Cornish Coast Adventures in: 2012

VHF radio nickname: Sea Maiden

Favourite local beach: Greenaway
Favourite joke: When my husband told me to stop impersonating a flamingo, I had to put my foot down.

Fun Fact: When I’m not in the water, I’m working as a primary school teacher.

Favourite Cornish Coast Adventures moment: Singing Fishermen’s Friends shanties when paddling back from Lundy bay.

Uncle Sam

Name: Sam Bonfield

Role: Kayaking legend, geology and zoology jedi, chai wallah and ginger biscuits provider.

From: Wadebridge

Joined Cornish Coast Adventures in: 2017

VHF radio nickname: Rubber Duck

Favourite local beach: Lundy
Favourite joke: I’m always the last to get a joke.

Fun Fact: I am a qualified free diver and can hold my breath for ages. I purr in my sleep.

Favourite Cornish Coast Adventures moment:

Wrestling a sea badger at the back of smugglers’ cave.

Archie-Bald Eagle

Name: Archie

Role: To ensure everyone ends up swimming, keeps the rest of the team organised!

From: St Teath

Joined Cornish Coast Adventures in: 2018

VHF radio nickname: Dr Payn

Favourite local beach: Trebarwith Strand
Favourite joke: Why doesn’t the Queen wave with this hand? Because it’s my hand!

Fun Fact: I played the piano for 3 years until I decided electric guitar was cooler.

Favourite Cornish Coast Adventures moment: Seeing puffins fly over the kayaks.

Little Legend

Name: Digory

Role: Tractor driver, Chief railway builder and lego blocks architect.

From: Port Quin

Joined Cornish Coast Adventures in: 2015

VHF radio nickname: Diggie

Favourite local beach: Any sandy beach
Favourite joke: What did one cow say to the other cow?

Mooove over!

Fun Fact: Loves eating blackberries.

Favourite Cornish Coast Adventures moment: Everyday!

Chief Dribbler

Name: Ned

Role: Main baby attraction

From: Port Quin

Joined Cornish Coast Adventures in: 2018

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