Chris Leah has been chosen for the position of Hazel Boat Manager / Skipper.
The role will start in November and will include the recruitment, training and deployment of volunteer crew and relief skippers.
If anyone is interested in these roles please do get in touch via the website.
Working with the Project Manager, Anne-Louise Black, Chris will also organise a programme of well-being and commercial trips which may last a single day or a week in length.
Other boat owners have already volunteered occasional help towing Hazel.
His work will enable Hazel to become a new sustainable social enterprise in Tameside.