Dillon Francis


Tel: Ireland (+353) 087 339 9956


Drop Off - Philip Watson Sails


Drop Off - MGM - Dún Laoghaire


I have been in the marine industry for 30 years, which has involved owning a sail loft, a canvas loft, managing marinas and boatyards.

“Knowing the nuts and bolts of a marine project is only the beginning!”.

Operating a registered and licensed marine business necessitates substantial knowledge of and compliance with regulatory components of EH&S , EPA & OSHA statutes, international maritime law, customs, local, state and national governmental registrations, regulations and requirements,

Dillon Francis 

Other Projects


Stretch Tents (2018)


Production Manager: Tentickle Tents

Position: Production Manager Contract: 6 Month Fixed (2018) Employees: 120 Facility Units: 4 Clients: International


Off-Grid Systems (2019)


Solar Powered - Reverse Osmosis System

5- KVA Solar Panel System Powering - Poultry Farm Reverse Osmosis System 550 litres /Hour / 12000 litres Per Day Installation - Caledon - South Africa


Dillon Francis

International Work Experience In General

Although much of my experience is marine based, one project and client has led to another,  bending into a myriad of different disciplines.

Please note that these pages are merely an insight into work I have done in the marine and other related industries around the world. I have spent much of my life sailing and working with marinas and boat yards. 

The moment I start a business the work has always poured in. This can be a bad thing as one tries to keep up with demand. It is hard to say no to a person who's boat is sinking or who's life long dream is to fix his dad's boat and go sailing with his family.

Many of the people I have worked with or for, could write books on various marine projects and yacht building techniques, as such I count my self as being fortunate to have worked with them. 

I am as comfortable taking direction from a client as I am an employer. When one is project focused, they are one and the same thing. The biggest difference are the myriad of legal and financial responsibilities and hours of book work that comes with owning your own company or operating as a subcontractor.