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Vrit Yongsakul

Group Managing Director, Boat Lagoon Yachting Co Ltd

British-educated Vrit Yongsakul is the group managing director of Boat Lagoon Yachting Co. Ltd, a marine brokerage and service company established in 1994. Under his leadership, the company has become one of Asia’s largest and most reputable yacht importation, distribution, and after-sales organisations. Today, Boat Lagoon Yachting has Princess, Burgess, Sacs, Jeanneau, and Prestige — some of the world’s most prestigious yacht brands — added to its profi le, and has increased services to cover all aspects of the marine industry in Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, and the Maldives. Vrit has led the company to a momentous year in 2019, with an unprecedented launch in Asia of the largest and newest fl eet of Princess Yachts. Apart from unprecedented sales, and attaining the record as holder of the most Princess Yachts Y75 worldwide since its launch, Boat Lagoon Yachting has also made history with the largest single shipment of luxury yachts to the region, including the first M Class Princess Superyacht. With the aim to promote the luxury yachting experience, Vrit has steered many projects, including having the largest yachts — the Princess F62 and the Princess — to ever enter the iconic Marina Bay in Singapore. Another recent project was bringing Jeanneau NC 33 into Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River.