|The management of yachts is broadly separated into the following
which is the shore-based support for the
skipper in managing the
day-to-day operation of the yacht.
The skipper, of course, has an undelegable
responsibility for the safety of the yacht and all on board. It is not
unreasonable for the skipper to expect - and get - total support from any
shore-based agent or manager so as to back up the skipper's authority and enable
him to shoulder the responsibility.
which is acting as Central Agent for the charter of the yacht.
This is a
marketing job, and entails continuous and close co-operation with other Charter
Agents World-wide. As long ago as 1988 our brokers organised the first Charter Yacht Show in
Antibes - click here to see the pictures
- and our staff's regular attendance at yacht shows in Europe, USA and the
Caribbean ensure that our valuable working relations (& friendships) with other
Charter Agents is maintained.
which is the co-ordination of the initial Application for Certification, and the
technical back-up and purchasing advantages which an established company staffed
with long-serving yachtsmen can provide.
Our Commercial Yacht Certification team have been directly involved with the
implementation of the UK MCA Codes of Practice since their inception in
1993. Our aim - to maximise safety at minimum cost to owners.
which is looking after your yacht,
usually over the Winter, in the case that only seasonal crew are employed.
Security - washing - organisation of maintenance.
One principal is the
backbone of the business - and that is that the owner pays a fee for the yacht
to be managed (in any or all of the above ways) and he then expects, and is
entitled to receive, a professional service rendered by a team of industry
specialists - and all disbursements charged to the account at actual cost price.
That is what we do.