Simpson Marine operates from Taipei, Kaohsiung and Penghu. Our business combines an experienced team of brokers and yachting specialists with a proud tradition of ethical business practices.
Taiwan Country Sales Manager
Tony’s life has always been closely associated with the sea. His grandfather in-law was a well-known helmsman in Penghu district in the early nineteenth century and his family business is related to the fishing industry. At age twelve, Tony designed and built himself a small sailing boat and grew up with his brothers in the Penghu islands. Tony sees himself as a “Son of the Ocean”.
An accomplished windsurfer and yachtsman, Tony plays a key role in supporting Penghu’s young sailors, and continues to promote windsurfing and sailing activities working closely with the local government. Tony has competed in the Inaugural Taiwan Strait Race and Penghu Regatta Week series events.
In 2014, thanks to his sailing experience, Tony was invited as a member of Team Beneteau to participate in the China Cup. He was the only non-European member of the team and proved that his sailing ability is a match for European professional standards. Tony has a passion for all nautical activities and regularly joins The China and Straits Cup, Penghu Regatta Week, and Churahana Cup Yacht Regatta.
In order to promote boating in Taiwan by encouraging sailing activities, Tony is also the Keelboat Chief Executive of Penghu County Sailing Association, Supervisor of Chinese Taipei Sailing Association as well as the Member of Sailing Committee and Officer Committee.
Tony practices what he preaches and is not only one of the most active yachtsmen in Taiwan today, but also a proud owner of his own Lagoon 380 OCEAN CONCERT that he keeps in immaculate condition. He enjoys cooking and sharing delicious recipes with lucky guests invited on board. An accomplished photographer, Tony’s photographs taken during his numerous cruises in the most remote islands around Taiwan draw the interest of other boaters to these relatively unknown locations. Having logged over 10,000nm in the last three years, Tony continues to sail regularly with Clients and participating in long-distance yacht deliveries.
Mobile: +886 989 868 479
Senior Yacht Broker
Arthur Tsai joined Simpson Marine in early 2019, working as a senior yacht broker in the Taiwan office. Before joining Simpson Marine, Arthur worked in the superyacht new build and brokerage division of a reputable Monaco-based brokerage house.
Arthur’s long-standing interest in yachting lead him to complete a Master of Science in luxury management with a yachting specialization at the International University of Monaco. His deep understanding of global superyacht market, complemented by his extensive local knowledge of Asian culture, has given him invaluable knowledge of the yachting scene in Asia and its huge potential. His comprehensive knowledge of the yachting, financial and legal worlds will serve Simpson Marine’s clients well.
Experience of both Western and Eastern culture has given Arthur a unique perspective of the ways different clients from both West and East, use their boats. His experience of the European charter market allows him to provide trusted and professional charter-related advice.
With Mandarin and Taiwanese his native languages, Arthur also speaks fluent English and basic French from his years in the South of France.
Arthur loves spending his time on the sea, however, he can occasionally be found on the golf course.
Mobile: +886 936 195 907
Katrina was born on a small island which is as beautiful as a fairyland, called Penghu, Taiwan. Before joining Simpson Marine, Katrina had worked for a well-known five star hotel. She has over 10 years working experiences in the hospitality industry. Not only has she gained extensive customer service experience, but she also has an enjoyment of life like no other.
Her passion towards the ocean exists in every cell of her body, which coincidentally is also the reason why she chose to live in Australia for two years. She is fascinated by marine sports, such as surfing, wakeboarding, diving, snorkeling and stand-up paddling.
Life in Australia taught her to turn her hobby into an enjoyment in life and all travel experiences are precious treasures. With an enthusiastic personality and a passion for marine sport lifestyle, Katrina is now using her experience to provide the best lifestyle to you.
Mobile: +886 989 629 829