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About Central Yacht
Central Yacht is unique when it comes to the world of superyachts. Based in Asia and founded in Hong Kong in 2006 by Paul Brackley, a highly experienced superyacht captain, Central Yacht was created to provide the perfect partnership service for anyone buying, selling, building or chartering a superyacht.
With a formidable presence in the region Central Yacht has mentored several Asian owners though the superyacht design and build process including delivering four superyachts with an average length of 60m. Their team of experts offer the independent and detailed technical knowledge required to either select and buy an existing yacht or take a new design from the drawing board to the sea. Central Yachts’ combined knowledge and expertise is truly unique within the industry.
Owning a private superyacht is a growing trend in Asia, and Central Yacht is perfectly positioned to assist these new owners. The team’s expertise, however, is not restricted to the Asian market; they have strong connections with the superyacht industry in Italy and northern Europe and are fully at home in the global superyacht market through their extensive sailing in the Mediterranean, the Caribbean and the Pacific.
Experienced in both power and sail, Central Yacht is one of the very few companies who can offer a broad range of expertise and practical knowledge, delivered with an entirely personalised approach, to ensure that your voyage in the superyacht world is a positive and enjoyable one.
Paul Brackley - one of the select few in the industry with significant experience in all aspects of the superyacht world. Beginning as deckhand and progressing to Chief Engineer on yachts up to 50m he attained his Master 3000GT licence in 1999 and has captained vessels sailing several times around the globe. Based between Asia and Italy, for the past 25 years this qualified superyacht captain leads a team of experts at Central Yacht. Alongside yacht interior design and exterior styling, Paul and his team can offer advanced CAD skills, as well as mentor clients through the build process – whether it be naval architecture or comprehensive evaluation of the yacht’s engineering and systems - the experts at Central Yacht can provide the answers and the expertise to manage the project.
Central Yacht has solid practical experience and are able to provide the innovative solutions demanded by the ever-changing and quickly-evolving luxury superyacht industry.