Riviera appoints Perfomax Marine in Turkey

Australia’s premium luxury motor yacht builder, Riviera, has continued to grow its presence in the Mediterranean region with the appointment of Perfomax Marine to represent the Riviera and Belize marques in Turkey.

Perfomax Marine was founded in 2006 by experienced marine specialist Sertan Untut, initially to offer superyacht charter and brokerage services.

“Riviera and Belize motor yachts are perfectly suited to the needs of our clients who enjoy both cruising and fishing in the many seas and waterways around Turkey,” said Mr Untut.

Turkey’s coastlines include the Black Sea to the north, the Mediterranean and the Sea of Marmara.

Riviera CEO Wes Moxey said the appointment of Perfomax Marine will be warmly welcomed by current owners of luxury Riviera and Belize motor yachts throughout Turkey.

“Turkey has a rich history of enjoying the luxury motor yacht lifestyle,” said Mr Moxey. “Our world-renowned quality, luxury, innovation, blue-water sea-keeping abilities and superior owner support will be further enhanced in Turkey with the appointment of Mr Untut and his team.”

Mr Moxey said Perfomax Marine will provide additional support, assistance and social events to the growing number of Riviera owners in the region and to those aspiring to explore idyllic destinations throughout the many waterways around Turkey.

Mr Untut said: “Riviera has a strong reputation and a significant number of owners in Turkey. Perfomax Marine will provide a powerful capability to welcome new Riviera and Belize owners.”

Mr Untut said the relationship with Riviera began when a client asked for a specific style of motor yacht.

“My research led to Riviera,” he said “I visited the facility on the Gold Coast, Australia twice over a seven month period. During both visits, I was deeply impressed both by the quality of motor yachts and the diverse designs that Riviera and Belize offer and immediately then began discussions about representing the company in Turkey.

“The Riviera 43 Open Flybridge was the perfect solution for our client. We have since committed to introducing a 52 Enclosed Flybridge and a 4800 Sport Yacht to our market.”

Mr Untut said he was very impressed with the focus on quality demonstrated by the team in Coomera.

“I owned a shipyard in Turkey for many years,” he said. “That experience has given me a strong insight into the demands of high quality boat-building.

“Perfomax Marine is also dedicated to customer service and we take great pride in our client relationships. We want our clients to return year after year, which is a core ideal of Riviera. So this is the foundation of our business and a powerful complement to Riviera’s great focus on its yacht owners around the world.”

Pictured: The new Riviera Dealer in Turkey – Sertan Untut of Perfomax Marine