Shaw joined the Royal Navy at the age of 16 in the operations branch; seamanship and radar. After leaving the Navy he has spent 30 years as Marina Manager for MDL Marinas in Torquay, Brixham and Dartside Quay. Shaw joined the Treluggan Team as the Boatyard Manager in November 2021. He is in charge of the day to day running of the boatyard and will be taking Treluggan through the next phase of developments.