on 19 Jan 2023
Starship recently confirmed it is opening an office in Hong Kong's Lantau Yacht Club
Burgess in Asia and Starship Yachts have partnered for the Hong Kong and Macau market, with Starship Yachts’ owner and chief executive Edwin Ho becoming Burgess’ chief representative for the dual markets.
The news comes just a month after Starship confirmed it is opening an office in Hong Kong’s Lantau Yacht Club.
Starship Yachts is the Ferretti dealer for HK and Macau, offering the full range of the Ferretti Group’s brands. Burgess is a global leader in the brokerage, charter, management and new-build advisory for large yachts above 30m, and started its Asia operation in 2015, establishing offices in Hong Kong, Mumbai, Phuket, Singapore and Tokyo.
Burgess says an important part of its Asia strategy is forming partnerships with leading dealerships in key markets, led by respected yachting professionals who share Burgess’ “client-first and teamwork” philosophy. Other partners currently are Lyu Company (Lyu Kamikage) in Japan, Boat Lagoon Yachting (Vrit Yongsakul and Alister Brunskill) in Thailand/Singapore, and Marine Solutions (Anju and Gautama Dutta) in India.
Burgess in Asia chairman, Jean-Marc Poullet comments: “Having been a pioneer of the Asia yachting industry and part of it for almost 30 years, Edwin is one of the most experienced and respected yachting professionals in Asia and we are delighted to welcome Starship Yachts and him to the Burgess family.”
Starship Yachts CEO Edwin Ho adds: “We are delighted to partner with Burgess as they bring exceptional expertise and experience in the superyacht market globally, which we are excited to tap and bring to our clients interested in exploring the larger yachts segment.”
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