Founded in 2007, Asia Yachting is an exclusive private yachting dealership and brokerage based in Hong Kong with presence throughout Asia. With services covering new boat ownership, brokerage, and boat management, Asia Yachting represents world-class boating brands including Monte Carlo Yachts, Prestige, Nautique, Scarab, and more.
Asia Yachting provides a wide range of products, from multifunctional boats and luxury yachts, to sea scooters and inflatable castles. Our team of experienced professionals ensures to provide top-quality services to all our customers. Feel free to contact us for further assistance on yacht purchasing, management, and brokerage services.
Mr. Franklin Heng – Chairman
Franklin Heng, the Chairman of Asia Yachting, is a keen power boater and obtained his Grade 1 license over 10 years ago. He started boating in 1999 on his bank’s yacht where he fell in love with boating and went on to buy his first 37-foot cruiser in 2006. He has numerous yachts since then and his passion in yachts eventually attracted him to join force with Olivier to propel Asia Yachting’s business to the next stage.
Franklin has a capital markets background with over 20 years of investment banking / trading experience. He was head of trading and head of desk at several major financial institutions. He graduated from Cambridge University and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.
Mr. Olivier Besson – CEO
Originally from France, Olivier has been residing in Hong Kong for more than 10 years. He is an automotive engineer who had previously worked as an engineer in a Formula 1 team and is passionate about high performance metals.
After partnering with a new technology company in Paris, Olivier migrated to Hong Kong. By combining his passion of yachting and engineering, Olivier brings the French Riviera yacht lifestyle to Asia while creating an exclusive private yachting dealership and brokerage, Asia Yachting, in 2007.
Adam Blackmore – Senior Broker
From the rolling English countryside of Cambridge, England, Adam found his passion for yachting at the age of 8 through weekends spent on the lake sailing dinghies with his brother. Adam started his sales career at the age of 17 selling luxury cars in London, and at 21 moving into yachts. He now has eight years’ experience in the yachting industry, in which three have been spent in Asia and more recently Hong Kong. Adam is driving the sales department forward and is the man to contact should you want to list your yacht for sale or have interest in buying a new or pre-owned yacht. He specializes in custom and semi-custom new builds and looks forward to creating the perfect yacht with you.