If you would like more information regarding the chartering or purchase any of the vessels on this site, or if you have any design, construction, sale or general enquiries, then please fill out the contact form and a member of our team will respond shortly.

Steve Thurlow


Since 1995 Steve has specialised in the marketing, operation and finance of high speed ferries for sale and charter.   Prior to this Steve served in the Australian Army for 12 years, attaining the rank of Captain and holding the position of ADC to the Governor of Tasmania (Australia’s senior Governor at the time) for three years.

Justin Merrigan


Justin is a professional member of the Public Relations Institute of Australia and is responsible for Marketing Communications at Maatsuyker. With an extensive background in the shipping industry stretching back over a quarter of a century he has travelled widely across the ferry world.  Justin also maintains a strong presence in the cruise and ferry arena as an analyst and writes for a number of well-known shipping publications.

Graham Perkins

Technical Consultant

An engineering manager with a broad engineering base Graham is well known throughout the industry for his strong analytical skills combined with a variety of management techniques whilst maintaining a keen sense of social and environmental values. After a deep sea engineering career Graham ventured into high speed craft in 1992 when he joined Condor Ltd as Chief Engineer Officer / Engineer Superintendent. There he completed the building program and delivery from Tasmania to the UK of a 74m wave piercing catamaran (Incat Hull 030, Condor 10) during 1992 / 1993 as Chief Engineer Officer / Engineer Superintendent. He was instrumental in commencement of service of craft (Incat 030) on UK to Channel Islands service 1993 as Engineer Superintendent. This ultimately led Graham to join Incat as Technical Manager in 1999 where he was responsible to the Board of Directors for the overview of technical management of all Incat new buildings, as well as craft owned and or chartered. He was also manager of service@incat, supplying technical advice to Incat customers. Responsible for On/Off hire surveys on behalf of Owners and or Charterers.  Before leaving Incat Graham was deeply involved in the construction, engineering and trials of Incat Hull 069 – the first, large, LNG powered high speed craft.

Don Wijsmuller


Don is professional company director who enjoys sailing, tennis and golf.  Don keeps a close eye on the internal management of the company and maintains a good relationship with a number of professional intermediaries.

Kiran Patel


Kiran is a professional company director who was educated at the University of Nottingham and the Guildford Law College.  Kiran is a qualified English Solicitor and a member of the Law Society of England and Wales.   Kiran enjoys a number of sporting activities, he has an interest in wine and he also played in the Jersey first rugby team for 12 years.

David Singleton


David began his career in the accountancy profession in Jersey, training with the organisation that is now Ernst Young, before entering the fiduciary services industry in 1979 since when he has been a Director and shareholder of a number of independently owned trust companies in the Island. He is a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

In his spare time David enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, cookery and reading crime novels.

Alina Jozefow

Administration manager

Alina is Maatsuyker's Administration Manager. She is a student member of Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and is currently studying towards completion of STEP Diploma. Alina has over 14 years experience in the tourism industry working in several countries. She speaks English, Polish and Italian. Outside of work travel is still a love of Alina’s and she enjoys exploring France and Italy, her other interests include literature, photography and cooking.

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