What is the Mercury difference

Our History

Mercury Luxury Yacht Experts – Guaranteed Discreet and Bespoke Service For Discerning Clients

Mercury Yachts was founded by London-based yacht broker Julian Krickl. Its aim – to provide professional and independent advice to clients on their yacht purchase, yacht sale and charter. We boast expert industry knowledge with discreet, bespoke service.

We pride ourselves on offering our clients the best, impartial advice. In tandem with our core services, Mercury assists our clients with rigorous marine industry advice, and introductions across: Yacht Management, Refit, Yachting Legal Services, Crewing, Insurance, and Yacht Finance.

We have a select number of trusted and valued partners we use in all these areas – tailored to suit every client’s requirements.

The Founders

Julian Krickl, Founder

Julian Krickl is the founder of Mercury Yachts, having previously headed up the UK office for a large international yacht brokerage firm. He specialises in new and pre-owned motor yachts, 20m and above.

Previously his passion for adventure and love of yachting took him to Dubai, where he spent three years as Senior Sales Manager for ART Marine, the pre-eminent marine company in the Middle East working with renowned brands, such as Riva, Ferretti, Custom Line, Benetti, Azimut and CRN.

Educated at Harrow School and an Economics & Accounting graduate of the University of Bristol in England, Julian spent over 10 years working in financial services executive search in the City of London.

Julian also acts as COO/Business Development Director for Mercury Communications – a luxury & corporate PR company

Laura Westmacott, Director

Laura Westmacott is a Director at Mercury Yachts, where she supports global business development and partnerships. She is also the Founder and Managing Director of Mercury Communications, the sister company to Mercury Yachts.

She specialises in corporate and luxury public relations for brands targeting and accessing high-net-worth individuals through media relations, strategic partnerships and events. She seamlessly combines family offices and private wealth with luxury lifestyle.

Laura has provided PR support for former Dubai brokerage ART Marine, recently supported the launch of SAY Carbon Yachts in Marbella, and represents marina destinations such as Lustica Bay and Vilamoura, and has previously worked with Porto Montenegro. With clients, she attends events such as Dubai International Boat Show (DIBS), Cannes Yachting Festival, and the Monaco Yacht Show (MYS).

Our Approach

Over the past decade, Mercury Yachts has actively participated in numerous pivotal yacht sales, charters, and new construction transactions, solidifying its position as a key player in the industry.

What sets Mercury Yachts apart is its unwavering commitment to infusing innovation and dynamism into every aspect of its operations. By constantly pushing boundaries and embracing new ideas, Mercury Yachts consistently delivers exceptional value and maintains a forward-thinking approach across all its endeavours.

Throughout its history, Mercury Yachts has been credited with overseeing remarkable and captivating new build projects and brokerage deals that have left a lasting impression on the yachting industry. The Mercury Yachts Charter team, on the other hand, has garnered a well-deserved reputation for its unparalleled fleet of yachts and its devoted clientele, who rely on their expertise and services for unforgettable charter experiences.

"Mercury Yachts stands as one of the europe's most successful and esteemed yacht brokerage firms."

Our areas of specialisation

Mercury Yachts excels in both new construction and pre-owned yachts, with a specific focus on motor yachts measuring 20 meters and above. Our extensive network spans major European shipyards, with a particular emphasis on renowned yards in Italy, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and Germany.

Our clientele hails from across the globe, and the Mercury Yachts team possesses a wealth of experience in regions including the Mediterranean, the United Kingdom, the UAE, the United States, and beyond. We are dedicated to assisting clients in pinpointing the most suitable yacht for their specific requirements, whether it be a new build, pre-owned, or charter vessel.


At Mercury Yachts, we are dedicated to surpassing expectations in the pursuit of your dream yacht. Our commitment is unwavering as we assist you at every stage of your yacht purchase journey. From arranging exclusive viewings ,attending yacht shows globally, to curating a selection of the finest luxury yachts available worldwide, our expertise stands as your assurance.

Our reach extends beyond the conventional superyacht market. At Mercury Yachts, we do more than merely provide access to the largest public inventory of new and pre-owned luxury yachts for sale. We meticulously curate your choices from an extensive network of yacht owners, ensuring that you secure the yacht that perfectly aligns with your desires.

Achieving optimal outcomes in the global yachting market demands an expansive network and precise market insights.


Embarking on the journey to commission a tailor-made superyacht is an exhilarating yet intricate endeavour. Amidst the myriad of decisions to be made, Mercury Yachts stands by your side, guiding you from your initial vision to your maiden voyage and beyond.

Whether you aspire to create a fully customised vessel or explore the latest semi-custom options, our highly skilled team boasts decades of experience and expertise. We collaborate closely with you to transform your dream into reality.

We also support with everything from the financing, to the legal requirements, and identifying crew.

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