Chat with us, powered by LiveChat

About Us

Lee Marine is Thailand’s leading luxury yachting company, specialising in the sale and purchase, after sales care, management and construction of some of the finest yachts in the world.

First founded in 1997 by Joshua Lee, Lee Marine’s name has became synonymous with professionalism, expertise, market knowledge, design and build excellence, all of which remain integral to the company’s core values today. The company’s team of dedicated sales brokers, after sales experts, boat managers, crew and administration staff collectively possess a range of experience and knowledge far beyond anyone else in Thailand and South East Asia

With over 18 years of experience, Lee Marine continues to prosper as an independent, financially sound organisation with a commitment to the highest level of customer service. Whether you are considering purchasing, selling or building, you can be certain that the professionals at Lee Marine will provide the finest, most informed and confidential yacht services available in South East Asia today. Joshua Lee

Please meet some of the team below:

Joshua Lee

Founder & CEO

The company‘s dealer principal, Joshua has lived and worked in Asia for many years. From a charter skipper in Australia’s Whitsunday Islands to working as a securities trader in Hong Kong. Joshua has a wealth of international business knowledge coupled with long experience in boat sales and company management. As the dealer principle, Joshua has formed close relationships with our manufacturers and continues to develop these lines through regular attendance at meetings, boatshows and new model releases worldwide.

Martin Holmes

General Manager

Martin was the first to join Lee Marine as a yacht broker in 1997. Originally from the UK, Martin’s yachting experience spans many years from his first introduction to boats at an early age. His passion for boats and the sea has seen him on the water in various roles in the UK, Europe, Mediterranean, Australia and now Asia. As Lee Marine’s General Manager, Martin maintains the business practices and professionalism on which we build our reputation. His experience with our dealership brands and the intricacies of choosing the right boat to buy means he continues to enjoy a hands-on approach to the business.

Jim Poulsen

Yacht Sales Executive

Jim joined the company in 2004 and has spearheaded Lee Marine’s sales office at the Yacht Haven Marina. Bringing with him a wealth of yachting experience, a holder of a USL Master Class V, he drove maxi yachts in Australia before deciding to make the move to South East Asia. As well as serving as first mate on numerous large motoryachts, he is also a skilled yacht racer with experience including the 1998 Sydney to Hobart, numerous Brisbane to Gladstone yacht races and Trans-Atlantic crossings. Jim provides an unparalleled level of service to first-time and experienced buyers alike and his personable nature is always appreciated.

Marcus Overman

Yacht Sales Executive

‘Gus’ was born in England but raised in Australia and has had a passion for boats from a very early age. With 14 dedicated years of experience working in the marine industry in Australia, Europe and Asia he has held a wide range of positions from teaching windsurfing and waterskiing in the Whitsunday Islands to yachting courses in Greece, as well as a delivery skipper and fleet manager. Most recently Marcus managed the busy Sunsail base here on Phuket before moving on to manage two new Riviera’s for luxury charter with Tawan Cruises. Marcus joined the team in 2005 and has proven himself to be an excellent broker, turning his hands to both new and pre-owned yacht sales in both power and sail.

Mark Heath

Yacht Sales Executive

Mark joined the company in early 2007 and is now based in Phuket after spending several years in the Gulf of Thailand delivering Lee Marine‘s professionalism to a new range of customers. Mark left the Australian army to pursue a sailing career and this saw him driving some famous large yachts around the Whitsunday Islands. These include America’s Cup challengers “Southern Cross” and “Gretel” and Maxi yachts “Apollo”, “Siska” and “Ragamuffin”. He later moved to Europe to take up the post as Chief Officer on board Super Yachts where he spent eight years between the Med and the Caribbean.

Glen King

Operations Manager

Glen sailed from Darwin Australia in 2005 while in Darwin sailed extensively throughout South East Asia logging up many thousands of sea miles. In Darwin Glen was co-founder of a construction company, which after several years was capable of under taking any size project in the Northern Territory. The experience gained from coordinating with many contractors on a daily basis enables Glen to work closely with the marine contractors, which is required when Lee Marine under takes interventions on a large range of vessels throughout South East Asia.