About Us

Meet the team of Boatsters Black and see how we started from a small company in Amsterdam to an international company with multiple offices!

Our Story

At Boatsters Black, we believe there is a better way to charter a luxury yacht; a more valuable and innovative way that enables you to be matched with the perfect yacht and charter experience quicker than you can say ‘dream holiday’. Our refreshing perspectives, which include embracing the latest technology, is one reason to opt for Boatsters Black, our unique portfolio of exciting yachts and global network another: whatever strikes your fancy, we’ll hook you up with the ideal yacht, crew and toys, and at the best rates to boot.

Boaststers Black may well be a relatively young company but we’re by no means new to the ins and outs of the charter industry. We’ve been in the business of marrying up yachting enthusiasts with exceptional yachts since 2015. What’s more, our international team is made up of forward-thinking professionals, all of which have firsthand experience sailing, managing and chartering large yachts. Our insiders’ knowledge means we know exactly which kind of questions to ask in order to find a yacht and itinerary that will suit your wishes to a tee.

2015

Founded in the Netherlands

Starting out with a focus on the charter of boats in Dutch waters, mainly in the canals of Amsterdam to offer luxury boat trips in Holland.

2016

Partnership with Lengers

Through the partnership with Lengers Yachts we expand operations to the Mediterranean and open up to the extension of the super yacht charter market.

2017

First Yacht office

Boatsters’ network of global partners sees an exponential growth and consists of an increase from 3 to 60+ countries. The Boatsters Yacht Office opens successfully operating the Mediterranean.

2018

2nd Int. Office

The second international office opens in Palma de Mallorca.

2019

First Central Agency

First Central Agency listing of a 30+ meter super yacht.

2020

Boatsters Super Yachts

Boatsters expands fleet with 4 super yachts, adding up to a fleet-total of six superyachts.

The yacht charter company that takes it personal

After we’ve carefully selected a number of options that tick all your charter boxes and once you’ve decided on your ideal yacht, you can further personalise your trip through add-ons and special requests. Seamless transfers and committed after-sales service are further proof that we will take care of your trip’s every single detail from start to finish. Another reason we stand out from the rest is the fact that we love experiencing life-affirming moments on stunning yachts, arguably as much as you do.

Our passion for the world’s waters and yacht charter is why we’re fully attuned to what you, as a discerning charterer, need and what will surpass your expectations. At Boasters, we see ourselves as consultants – experts who know the world of yachting through and through and go above and beyond to create an experience that will continue to weave its magic long after you’ve left the yacht and crew’s dedicated attention.

Meet the management team

Nick Gelevert Lengers

CEO

Coming from a decades old yachting family, Nick has always had a feeling for yachting. Inspired by the upcoming technologic innovations, he decided to apply this to the yachting industry as well. He is mostly responsible for the direct touch with clients and yacht owners of Boatsters Black.

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Raoul Milhado

Managing partner

As a pioneer in digital marketing Raoul is the perfect person to lead the way into the online world of yachting. With a passion for the luxury industry, he found a great combination to mix his passions together. He is mostly responsible for marketing and development.

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Thomas O’Nial

Commercial director

A lifelong yachting enthusiast, Thomas is someone with over a decade of experience in the yachting industry. Having worked for Princess yachts and Sanlorenzo before, he is the person to take Boatsters Black to the next step. Mostly responsible for clients and yacht owners of Boatsters Black.

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Ieva Zukauskaite

Head charter management

With a background in law studies and working experience in the luxury industry, Ieva has proven over the years to be the right person to get yachts ready for the charter season. Mostly responsible for the yacht owners of Boatsters Black.

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David Ramljak

Head charter broker

Being part of the team since the start, David has seen the growth and expansion in the charter market and building up the ever growing client base and satisfying everyone with a personalized yachting holiday.

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Our core values

  • Boatsters Black brings together yachting industry experts, tech entrepreneurs and marketing specialists in a multi-national, young and dynamic team. The talent we have assembled make for the perfect combination of skills to ensure our clients are always given competent and accurate advice.
  • Our team strives to maintain a 5* level of service at all times. This is achieved through meticulous attention to detail and always aiming to give 110%.
  • We cultivate an entrepreneurial mindset, finding creative strategies and solutions, and value speed and efficiency when communicating.
  • Our team members speak a combined 10 languages collectively, ensuring that communication is always transparent and clear.

The Boatsters Black mission

“Boatsters creates tailor-made yachting experiences through an innovative digital approach, a hands-on mentality and a strong global network of high-end luxury partners”.

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