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Our Team

With our unrivaled passion for prestige boats, and our wealth of experience in the marine industry, BMS is the number 1 choice of boat brokerage to help find the right boat for you, and the obvious place to turn to sell your boat.

Our experience is unparalleled in Australia and our team of marine specialists are equipped to find your dream boat.

Whether you’re looking to buy a new or used boat, or sell your boat, or just need some friendly advice, please don’t hesitate to call one of the team.

What our clients say…

‘It was an exciting and enjoyable process and all involved bent over backwards for us to ensure we were completely happy.’

‘Always available, always responsive, professional and very personable.’

‘This Team has an unrivaled commitment to service, before, during and after a boat sale. They really know what they are doing.’

Ormonde Britton

 

Ormonde Britton

Ormonde Britton, Director, has a reputation amongst prestige boating enthusiasts for delivering first-class customer service, and is committed to ensuring every BMS customer, whether a buyer or seller, enjoys a service experience second to none.As Maritimo Sales Manager Australia and New Zealand (since November 2014) and Dealer Principal Maritimo Gold Coast, his knowledge of luxury boats and extensive network amongst boaties sets BMS apart as the preeminent boat brokerage on the eastern seaboard.

Email obritton@obmgc.com.au

Phone 0419 82 62 87

Location 44a The Promenade, Sanctuary Cove Qld

Ormonde Britton

 

Justin (Spence) Thorpe – Sales Manager

Justin Thorpe, Manager, has widespread experience in the marine industry from the ground up. He started his career as a shipwright apprentice when he moved to the Gold Coast to pursue his dream of working in the luxury boat building industry.

Spence immediately landed a job at Maritimo, helping to build one of the early 60-foot Luxury Motor Yachts, and progressing from there to working in quality control and client care. His time at Maritimo gave him invaluable experience and an insight into what makes a boat stand out from the crowd. He also gained the opportunity to meet many passionate boaties and boat owners and hear firsthand their experiences on the water. Spence has a deep and sophisticated knowledge of motorboats across the range.

His knowledge and expertise on all things maritime are certainly a great asset, and very much appreciated by his long list of clients, many of whom are repeat customers.

Email jthorpe@obmgc.com.au

Phone 0448 66 66 77

Location 44a The Promenade, Sanctuary Cove Qld

Matt Johnson

 

Matt Johnson

Matt was raised in a boating family. His passion for boats started as a young child on his father’s charter boat in the Hauraki Gulf NZ.

A lifelong addiction to boating followed and he has spent the last 20 years running and maintaining sports fishing charter boats on the East Coast of Australia as well as buying, selling and refitting many boats along the journey.

Matt is a qualified Master V Captain and a Marine Engine Driver Grade 2. His experience and depth of knowledge has seen many happy boat owners married up to the size and style of vessel that is perfectly suited to them and their family’s needs.

Email mjohnson@bmsgc.com.au

Phone 0409 66 66 77

Location 44a The Promenade, Sanctuary Cove Qld

Matt Simpson

 

Matt Simpson

Matt joined our team in 2017 and has quickly made a strong impression with our client base of local boating enthusiasts and customers.

Having grown up on the Gold Coast, always surrounded by boats, his passion for the boating industry is obvious and does not go unnoticed when he is dealing with customers looking for the perfect vessel for them. He has prior extensive experience in the marine industry including engineering, mechanical and fiberglass.

Matt’s all-round knowledge of all things boating is a major plus for BMS.

Email msimpson@bmsgc.com.au

Phone 0438 66 66 77

Location 44a The Promenade, Sanctuary Cove Qld

Tara Purll

Tara joined the team in late July 2021, as an Executive Assistant to Matthew Johnson and Justin Thorpe, and is rapidly adapting to the boating scene. Her passion for the outdoors, adventure and fitness, makes her role within BMS a very suitable and exciting one.

As she progresses through her Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Tara’s ability to juggle numerous tasks enables efficiency, and allows her to provide our clientele with personable correspondence.

Tara’s positive approach to life, alongside her work ethic, will assist in ensuring clients are well connected and looked after by our BMS brokers. She looks forward to continuing her role here at BMS Maritimo.

Email tpurll@bmsgc.com.au

Phone 0447 66 66 77

Location 44a The Promenade, Sanctuary Cove Qld

 

Lachlan Batton

As the son of a former Maritimo Dealer Principal in NSW, Lachie’s boating roots arose as a right of passage. From an early age, Lachie forged strong bonds with fellow boating enthusiasts, whilst his experience grew by working for his dad on weekends.

Today, Lachie’s vast network within the Australian boating industry is a huge asset, and backbone’s his enthusiastic approach to providing a high-end service to our BMS clientele.

Lachie’s all-round knowledge is of huge value to BMS, as we continue to expand our professional services to clients within the NSW boating scene. 

Email Lachlan.batton@gmail.com

Phone 0428 84 77 84

Location 44a The Promenade, Sanctuary Cove Qld

 

THE BMS SANCTUARY COVE TEAM 2021