Northrop and Johnson Host Welcome Party in Thailand

NJ’s Bill Barrette Address The Superyacht Owners And Crews

Northrop and Johnson, in conjunction with the Asia Pacific Superyacht Association and Helm Superyacht Asia, hosted on November 4th a major welcome party for 7 recently arrived superyachts to Phuket, Thailand.

Over 100 crew members and distinguished guests attended the function where the recently arrived yacht crew and owners were able to meet with every aspect of the industry in Thailand and make immediate useful contacts, suppliers and friends.

Bill Barrette, Northrop and Johnson’s Brokerage Manager in Thailand, commented “It was a wonderful function to be involved in and we are delighted to see so many new superyachts arriving in Phuket at one time.

It further enhances Thailand as a premier playground for superyachts and we look forward to working with all of the crew’s in the future”

The food and drink flowed all evening and a variety of short but suite speeches were made by key figures from the industry making all of the yachts and crews feel very welcome.
The recently arrived superyachts were:

50M Sensation built by Sensation Yachts
46M Vantage from Palmer Johnson
39M Onyx  from San Lorenzo
37M Perle Noir from Heesen 
33M  Lady J a Mangusta
35M Hye Seas II an Azimut 
36.5M  Michaela Rose from Schweers

Rico Stapel, Northrop and Johnson’s Charter Manager in Thailand, added “this further helps us add quality yachts into the portfolio in Thailand meaning that more people than ever before can charter genuine superyachts in Thailand and enjoy this wonderful experience”

The party was a great start for the high season in Phuket which runs November through April.