ABOUT US

BOAT LAGOON YACHTING

Boat Lagoon Yachting is one of Asia’s largest and most reputable yacht importation, distribution, and after-sales service organisations, representing some of the world’s most prestigious yacht brands. Our strength comes from owning the most extensive after-sales service and yacht maintenance facilities in Southeast Asia. Boat Lagoon Yachting is unique among the region’s yacht distribution companies because of its massive investment in outstanding technical service and maintenance facilities.  It is an investment that assures every client years of relaxing use of their luxury yacht.
  • Wide regional network covering Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, and the Maldives – ready to support clients wherever they cruise
  • 70 experienced staff throughout the region
  • 10 fulltime expatriate engineers and service team members
  • Proven-reliable with hundreds boats sold and on the water in the region ownership of massive, 13-hectare, US$35 million boatyard and maintenance facilities and a 112 hectare marina
  • Established for more than 22 years

MANAGERS

Vrit Yongsakul | GROUP MANAGING DIRECTOR

GROUP MANAGING DIRECTOR

Vrit Yongsakul
Email: vrit@boatlagoonyachting.com
Tel:
+66 81 979 9911

Having been brought up with boats and working in the boating industry for many years, Vrit spent over 14 years in the UK himself, Vrit maintains an active contact with the manufacturer, related companies and key personnel in the industry to ensure that the very best standard is adopted.

Hasan Basar - DIRECTOR / PARTNER

DIRECTOR / PARTNER

Hasan Basar
Email:
hasan@boatlagoonyachting.com
Tel:
+66 81 836 6455

Mark Pyle | GROUP SERVICE & SALES SUPPORT DIRECTOR

GROUP SERVICE & SALES SUPPORT DIRECTOR

Mark Pyle
Email:
mark@boatlagoonyachting.com
Tel:
+44 79 1285 1902

Alister Brunskill | HEAD OF SALES

HEAD OF SALES

Alister Brunskill
Email:
alister@boatlagoonyachting.com
Tel:
+66 80 886 4945

Having spent 6 years at the Princess shipyard in Plymouth UK as the International Sales Manager, Alister took the decision to join our retail front. Having been brought up in South East Asia and his experience of working at the shipyard are invaluable assets to our International Sales team.

Robin Edwards | GROUP AFTERSALES MANAGER

GROUP AFTERSALES MANAGER

Robin Edwards
Email: robin@boatlagoonyachting.com
Tel:
+66 8 5641 9944

Robin joined us in 2008 from the UK bringing with him valuable and unique experience. He has worked with Princess Service UK for over 8 years. Robin has an in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience of Princess Yachts of all sizes and is indispensable during any repairs or retro-fittings.

Thapakorn Jearanantapisut | GROUP ACCOUNTING MANAGER

GROUP ACCOUNTING MANAGER

Thapakorn Jearanantapisut
Email:
thapakorn@boatlagoonyachting.com
Tel:
+66 81 894 9428

With unsurpassed knowledge in accounting and office administration, Thapakorn has supervised his team to take up responsibilities in many areas required by local administration namely accounting, finance, human resources, purchasing and general office management. He is truly a key-player in the company management team.

Michelle Ma-de Jong | GROUP MARKETING MANAGER

GROUP MARKETING MANAGER

Michelle Ma-de Jong
Email:
michelle@boatlagoonyachting.com
Tel:
+65 8518 9088

With 18 years marketing experience in Asia, Michelle has held various senior positions in multinational companies such as Nivea, L’Oréal and LVMH. Her extensive exposure in the region and in-depth experience in the luxury industry is valuable to the company and ensures our continuous pursue in providing the best client experience. Michelle is based in Singapore and is overseeing all the Marketing initiatives in the South East Asia region.

Dararat Varasai | Group Customer Service Manager

GROUP CUSTOMER SERVICES MANAGER

Dararat Varasai
Email:
dararat@boatlagoonyachting.com
Tel:
+66 81 958 3488

With her in-depth knowledge, sound local knowledge and contacts, Rat manages the team to ensure a truly unique experience is enjoyed at all stages of your charter

Rico Stapel | HEAD OF CHARTER

HEAD OF CHARTER

Rico Stapel
Email:
rico@boatlagoonyachting.com
Tel:
+66 86 690 0444

 Working in marketing most of his professional life. Rico has built and operated two publishing companies before joining the yachting industry in 2007. As a certified MYBA Charter broker Rico now is widely considered an expert in Asian yacht charters. Rico speaks English, German and Thai.

Adam Essex |  SENIOR SALES MANAGER

SENIOR SALES MANAGER

Adam Essex
Email: adam@boatlagoonyachting.com
Tel: +66 98 031 2757

Having grown up with boats from a very early age Adam is one of those lucky guys whose passion turned into his career. Adam works at our Phuket office but regularly travels to Singapore Malaysia and Indonesia so please contact him to profit from his knowledge and discuss your next boat.

Stephen Thomas | ENGINEERING MANAGER

ENGINEERING MANAGER

Stephen Thomas
Email:
stephen@boatlagoonyachting.com
Tel:
+66 81 891 9944

Stephen has come to us from the UK where he was employed at the Princess Yachts factory. His responsibility has been the installation of drive systems and other machinery in the new boat lines. This experience enables him to provide excellent engineering support to our customers.

Paradorn Thamraksa | Customer Liaison & Support Manager

Customer Liaison & Support Manager

Paradorn Thamraksa
Email:
paradorn@boatlagoonyachting.com
Tel: +66 87 803 5335

Paradorn has a wealth of experience with yacht engineering and customer service, making him a valuable member to the team. His primary responsibility is in professional liaison with clients in Pattaya in ensuring that their needs are met and their yachts run smoothly.

Ployrarin Aksornsri | MARKETING MANAGER

MARKETING MANAGER

Ployrarin Aksornsri
Email:
ployrarin@boatlagoonyachting.com
Tel:
+66 95 552 4564