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Jonathan Beckett: Burgess CEO predicts the future of yachting

Jonathan Beckett: Burgess CEO predicts the future of yachting

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Charter is an important avenue for bringing in new clients

“We have been very successful in converting charter customers into owners over a long period of time,” Beckett continues. “A lot of people start off by chartering a boat to see how they go. Maybe the first or second yacht is not quite right for them; it’s a sort of ‘getting to know you’ process. That is a great gateway into the yachting market.”

Burgess currently has more than 100 charter yachts on its books, including the 95 metre Oceanco yacht Indian Empress (pictured above).

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