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Yachting Since 1782

About C&NI

Camper & Nicholsons is the global leader in all luxury yachting activities, specialising in the sale, purchase, charter, marketing, management and construction of the finest yachts in the world.

First founded in 1782 as a construction shipyard, the Camper & Nicholsons name became synonymous with expertise, market knowledge, design & build excellence and effortless performance, characteristics that are still echoed in the company’s core values today. The company’s team of dedicated sales and charter brokers, charter marketing agents, yacht managers, marketing specialists and staff all share a genuine passion for being at sea and collectively possess a range of experience and knowledge far beyond anyone else in the industry.

This unrivalled staff experience in all service areas ensures that Camper & Nicholsons can offer a complete service, accessing the best in the industry and giving its customers tailored advice and support, whatever their requirements.

Our heritage

  • Since 1782

    Camper & Nicholsons has the most illustrious history of any brokerage firm, leading back to when our first shipyard was founded in 1782. Our interactive timeline charts our key milestones from 1782 to the present day.

    Yachting since 1782
    Camper and Nicholsons Heritage
  • Camper & Nicholsons International

    Until the late 1950s Camper & Nicholsons International was largely associated with yacht design and build, but things were beginning to change in the world of luxury cruising. With the formation of Camper & Nicholsons International in 1961 the company entered a new chapter in its history.

    C&NI, 1950 to today
    C&NI Heritage
  • The Nicholson heritage

    George Nicholson, who joined the company in 1961, reflects on more than half a century of excellence and innovation.

    C&NI, excellence & innovation

More about us

Our market intelligence

We are at the forefront of the yachting industry, correlating, investigating and reporting on figures, trends and statistics.

Yacht listings & intelligence

Strategic partnerships

C&NI is proud to work in partnership with a number of organisations who deliver a wide range of complimentary quality services & products.

Our strategic partners

Marketing powerhouse of the industry

See why Camper & Nicholsons is the most renowned and respected yachting brand in the world.

Marketing Powerhouse

Our global network

With 11 offices centred around the world’s most popular yachting destinations and important financial hubs, including Monaco, London and New York. You're never far from Camper & Nicholsons’s expertise.

Discover our global network
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