A Strong Force for Camper & Nicholsons Asia

Camper & Nicholsons Asia announced its new Commercial Director and expansion plans in Asia, Bart Kimman comes on board as the company’s new Commercial Director. Bart will be spearheading the company’s strategic growth in the Asia market, working closely with Managing Director, Carmen Lau.

Working alongside Carmen and Bart to further develop the Asian market, is an experienced sales team based in the Hong Kong office and a charter team in Thailand, that has been a three-time winner of the best charter company in Asia. The following team members will ensure high-level of service and ethics, as well as provide a full-fledged yacht service, including Yacht Sales, Yacht Charters and Yacht Management:

Bart Kimman
Commercial Director

A MYBA member and a fully qualified yacht-broker, Bart specialises in the brokerage of large sailing and power super yachts. He is also the exclusive Asia Pacific rep for the Royal Huisman shipyard who are currently building a second sailing super yacht for the Asia market.  Read more

Karen Ball
Sales Broker (Hong Kong)

Successfully selling a whole range of sailing and motor yachts as well as new builds, including constructions such as Grand Banks and Bakri Cono’s Heliotrope 48 range, she looked to transition to the next step up to even larger yachts.  Read more

Sytske Kimman
Charter Broker (Hong Kong / Phuket)

Sytske has a sound knowledge of world cruising grounds as well as her global travel and yachting experiences benefit her clients. Sytske has held a Yacht Master Offshore license for over 2 decades and is board member of the Association of Super Yacht Support Services (AYSS). Read more

Charmian Siu

Listings and Intelligence Manager (Hong Kong)

Charmian is originally from Hong Kong and she moved to Canada since she was 11 years old. She has been working in the yachting industry for more than 7 years. She started as a marketing administrator and quickly grew into the main responsible person for all the marketing and sales activities across Asia of one of the top tier yacht brokerage houses. Read more


Hugo Van Schaik
Sales Broker (Phuket)

Hugo was born and raised in The Netherlands. 
At the age of 21 Hugo purchased his first seagoing yacht. In addition, between the age of 26 and 32 he finalized the build of his own ocean worthy sailing yacht. As a result he has in-depth knowledge of yacht construction in every aspect.

Hugo is based in Phuket, from where he considers the world as his market place. Read More

Lies Sol
Charter Marketing (Phuket)

A Dutch national, Lies has an insider's knowledge of the luxury yacht charter industry. She worked on sailing and power yachts from 70 to 140 feet as chef, chief stew and PADI dive instructor, for more than a decade. 

Lies has been living in Thailand since 1989, is a board member of the Thai Marine Business Association (TMBA), a certified Bikram Yoga teacher and likes to sing and go racing with her sailing friends. Lies speaks fluent English, French, German and basic Japanese and Thai. Read More

Kay Monney
Charter Marketing (Phuket)

Kay is originally from Thailand’s “City of Angels,” otherwise known as Bangkok.

In addition to her native Thai language skills, Kay speaks fluent English and Bahasa and has an in-depth yachting knowledge and extensive experience with demanding high-end clients. Read more

Tarinee Kerdsub

Office Manager (Phuket)

Tarinee Kerdsub was born in Phang Nga Province and grew up in Phuket. She has first-hand knowledge of the best places that southern Thailand has to offer.

She also spent eight years employed at a multi-award-winning Royal Phuket Marina, where she welcomed guests with her warm Thai hospitality, arranged marina services and handled office and HR matters. Read more.

 By Camper & Nicholsons Asia

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