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UK. UK. New Sales and Marketing Director at Discovery Yachts

Monday, 04 August 2014


Alastair Walton has joined Discovery Yachts in the position of Sales & Marketing Director. A highly experienced marine industry professional, Alastair joins Discovery following careers with Sunseeker France, YachtWorld and Westerly Yachts.

Alastair has a strong background in prestige sales, most recently representing Sunseeker in the South of France where he was actively involved in new boat sales, brokerage, berth sales, charter and VIP events. Alastair will be drawing on his extensive online expertise, gained from 12 years at industry leaders YachtWorld.com to significantly boost Discovery Yachts online presence.

Alastair is a keen yacht racer and has competed at National and European levels in various classes. He is also a qualified RYA Oceanmaster and Yachtmaster Instructor, and has many thousands of miles sailing experience.

Commenting on his appointment, John Charnley, Chairman of Discovery Yachts said, 'We are delighted to welcome Alastair Walton to the Senior Management team at Discovery Yachts. His wealth of sailing experience together with his strong background in the sales of luxury yachts makes him ideally placed to strengthen the team at Discovery."

Alastair Walton commented, 'Like many, I was first introduced to Discovery Yachts at the launch of the original Discovery 55 back in 2001. The business has developed significantly since then, growing into a highly regarded brand. Its reputation for build quality and customer care is extraordinary, and I look forward to strengthening its market position starting with the launch of the new Discovery 55 Mk II at the Southampton Boat Show in September.'

Last Updated ( Monday, 04 August 2014 )