Lovingly referred to as the "mini UN" our team is as diverse as it is dynamic. With project managers, naval architects, boat builders, engineers and sales and marketing professionals from around the world, we are a cohesive multifaceted team who work towards a common goal: producing the world's best boats for the world's happiest clients
Chris started his own private jet charter company in 1986 and grew it to over 400 employees and with a fleet of 40 jets worldwide. After selling the company in 2000 he successfully campaigned his Farr 40 for 4 years, claiming gold multiple times including SORC. In 2018 he joined Hudson Yacht Group and bringing a wealth of industry knowledge and sales experience to the table, making him an invaluable member of the HYG team.
Originally from Taiwan and educated in New Zealand, Taka applies over 10 years of marine engineering experience to lead our in-house engineering department. Taka is fluent in three languages and his skill set ranges from metal fabrication to fluid dynamics and everything in between. Taka’s management and client relation skills make him an invaluable member of the HH team.
Thomas brings nearly 30 years of industry experience to his position. His career spans the globe and includs a multitude of roles including captain, engineer, owner's rep and project manager. He's worked on extensive projects, including the refits of the Tango 60, "Martha Mercedes" and the super yacht "Mari Cha III", and three semi-custom new builds of luxury yachts ranging from 60 to 100 feet.
James has been involved in the marine industry his entire life. A keen sailor and with a degree in Naval Architecture, James works with our Engineering departement making sure the boats are built to Morrelli & Melvin standards and requirements and that the custom variations are correctly designed and built.
Aka "JJ" cut his teeth in the boating industry whilst working as an engineer for Jade Yachts under the mentorship of Jim Normy from McIvor & Team. He gained further experience at Tayana Yachts where, as project manager he oversaw engineering and system design and customer liaising before joining the HH Catamaran team in 2016.
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Yuchun joined HYM in 2010 as the Gunboat 60 Engineering Manager. In 2012 he took over as Production Manager on the Gunboat 60 line. Yuchun now manages production of the HH line.
Riccardo joined the HYM team in 2012 after a successful 12 year boat building stint in South Africa. Ricardo was the mechanical systems manager on the Gunboat 60 projects and now oversees all mechanical operations for the HH line.
After graduating from the School of Management at the University of Ottawa, Canada in 2009, Jade began a career in sales and marketing involving manufacturing both in Asia and Europe. She joined HYM in 2013 and has helped to orchestrate the growth of the company as it's become a major force in international yacht building.
Paul has worked as paint manager at HYM since 2011. Previously he worked on projects that included the Gunboat 60 and the HH42.
Our Sales and Marketing team incorporate marketing and PR specialists from Taiwan, China, the UK and the US, as well as a strong network of brokers worldwide. Our knowledgeable, experienced team is driven to always put the needs of our customers first - ensuring that your buying and ownership experience with HH Catamarans is straight forward, fun and stress free.