Our friendly, courteous and experienced staff is available to help make your stay with us as enjoyable as possible. You may reach us at any time during your stay on VHF Channel 09, or by calling the Dock Office at (401) 846-5100.
Charlie Moore – Marina Manager
Charlie Moore originally hails from Hampton, VA. He relocated to Newport to attend the International Yacht Restoration School, where he completed the boat building program. A licensed captain, he has worked on boats all over the world and has worked as the Marina Manager at Brown & Howard for nearly a decade.
Lauren Stanek – Dockmaster
Lauren was born and raised in Newport and has spent the majority of her life on the water. Growing up, she spent her summers sailing at Newport Yacht Club and Sail Newport and worked as Dockmaster at Shake-A-Leg Sailing. She is a 2015 graduate of Emmanuel College, where she received a Bachelor’s Degree in International Studies and Global Affairs. Lauren then went to work with her father as crew doing offshore sailboat deliveries. She spent the past 5 years as a stewardess on a motor yacht learning superyacht standards and etiquette. When she is not working, Lauren spends her time with her faithful companion Cleo, a dog she rescued last year.
Benny Hurd – Asst. Property Manager
Benny is a recent graduate of Portsmouth High School. He played basketball and football throughout high school, and plans to attend Lynn University in the fall with a major in business. During his free time, he enjoys playing sports and hanging out with friends. This summer he will be assisting Charlie Moore with property management activities and looks forward to meeting our marina guests.