Duncan Matthews

Duncan Matthews

Service Coordinator

Duncan Matthews may be far from his roots in South Africa but he’s feeling right at home, spending his days on the water and on Specialty’s docks where he is focused on maintaining customers’ boats and managing various service projects. Duncan is solution-oriented – a creative problem-solver whose 12 years in the maritime industry and 17 years of sailing experience enable him to assess, correct and improve our customers’ boating experiences. From rope rigging to plumbing to installations, fiberglass work and anti-fouling, Duncan’s broad experience is invaluable to our customers. Duncan, who holds an RYA Commercially-Endorsed Yachtmaster Offshore Certificate of Competence amongst numerous industry-related qualifications, has completed four ocean crossings of 20,000+ Nautical Miles, he was a 2011 Cape to Rio yacht race winner, a national champion on various sailing boats in South Africa and he had a Podium Position at the World invitational. Duncan’s love of the outdoors extends beyond the waters to biking and running. He is now training for the BMO Vancouver Marathon May 6, 2018!