Australian luxury motor yacht manufacturer Maritimo is expanding its New Zealand dealer network.

Long-established Maritimo dealer, Motor Yacht Centre, run by industry stalwart Don Senior and his daughter Donelle, is joined by Ownaship, New Zealand’s leading boat share management company.

Ownaship represented Maritimo within the New Zealand boat share and syndication market for several years and will now expand that role into new boat sales.


Maritimo’s Australasian sales manager, Ormonde Britton, said that Maritimo was excited to welcome Ownaship and its director Simon Barker to the Maritimo New Zealand sales network.

“New Zealand has been one of our most loyal and successful markets, which can be largely attributed to our strong focus on products and service, so having representatives the calibre of Don and Donelle Senior and Ownaship’s Simon Barker is integral to our brand’s success in the region,” said Maritimo’s Australasian sales manager, Ormonde Brit.

Ownaship director Simon Barker sees shared ownership as a growing platform for clients getting into the Maritimo brand, with many current syndication members eventually moving to sole ownership.


“Kiwis are drawn to Maritimo by the quality of construction and design, shaft-drive functionality and performance benefits, and strong resale value. The ability customise your Maritimo, with options like Maritimo One now available, offers even more to clients looking for something tailored to fishing, or seeking something unique,” explained Barker.

Ownaship and Motor Yacht Centre, both based in Auckland, are expanding their operations to offer service and brokerage facilities.