Yachting Partners International has announced the appointment of Peter Thompson as Managing Partner - Yacht Sales (Global).
Peter joins YPI from Thompson, Westwood & White Yachts, a Monaco based yachting house that he co-founded in 2016. During this time the business achieved phenomenal growth through his impressive sales record, including: 72m Honor (now Quantum of Solace), 69m Spectre, 65m Double Down, 52m Aura (now DB9) and many more. Prior to this, Peter was New Build Director at Ocean Independence and over the course of his years in brokerage sold over 50 yachts predominantly 45m and upwards.
With a career spanning four decades across yacht sales, corporate management and as a Superyacht Captain, where his final command was the 70m Reverie (now Freedom), his experience is unrivalled. Peter has circumnavigated the globe many times as Captain and is a respected industry figurehead in building and managing superyacht portfolios.
Abdullah Nahar, Director at YPI said: “We are truly excited to welcome Peter as Managing Partner – Yacht Sales to YPI. Peter brings to the team an incredible wealth of experience of both market and technical prowess, and he instantly understood our ambition for the business and superyacht industry. Peter’s vision will see us continue to build a world-leading, global sales team that consistently defies the boundaries of the yachting industry.”
Peter Thompson added: “It’s an exciting time to be joining the YPI team. The company combines a much-loved heritage with a new focus on industry collaborations and partnerships which is where my expertise lies. Abdullah and the team have impressive growth ambitions and I’m excited to see what we can accomplish together.”
We are delighted to welcome Peter to the YPI team.