Our team is in the market all year round researching and speaking to the people shaping the market. Would love to hear from you about potential topics for future events, so please get in touch via email or calling Louisa Whyte on +44 1737 844 3836 / +1 800 757 8059.

Agenda topics:

Is this the start of the Roaring 20s?  
Understanding the Covid-Rebound 
What are the key trends to watch 
How will the current up-cycle end? 
Does the Great Financial Recession offer a guide – or is this cycle completely different? 
Francesca Webster Superyacht Times 
Martin Redmayne, The Superyacht Report 

Selling to the new generation  
Are younger buyers really different? 
Can the industry become more transparent? 
Will younger buyers wait years for a yacht? 
Jan-Bart Verkuyl, CEO, Feadship 

Financing yachts in a boom 
Managing the different demands of an upmarket 
Sustainability and yacht finance 
Keeping up with rising prices 
Michel Buffat, Credit Suisse   
Olivier Blanchet, BNP Paribas  
Andy Blundell, Close Brothers Aviation and Marine 

Superyacht insurance 2022  
Is there enough Megayacht capacity? 
Is more consolidation of underwriters coming? 
Is Lloyds losing its crown? 
Covid issues: Minimum crew levels on moored yachts 
Alex Kemp, HFW
Ben Lind, AIG 
Mike Taylor-West, Partner& 
Mike Wimbridge, Pantaenius UK Ltd

Legasea – Diversity and inclusion in yachting

How is the MYBA Memorandum of Agreement performing? 
Did force majeure provisions work? 
What else could be changed during a sellers’ market? 

Managing yachts in a boom 
Dealing with new customers 
Finding crew 
Will new buyers stay? 
Raphael Sauleau, FRASER

Charter contracts in a pandemic 
How did the MYBA Charter contract and Covid addendum perform? 
What needs to be changed?  
How it works in practice 
Sarah Allen, Pennington Manches Cooper
Tim Johnson, TJB Superyachts

Crewing
The rise of rotation 
Pros and cons of crew getting rotation 
The (surprisingly) high cost of crew leaving 
Is yachting attracting the next generation of talent? 
Tim ClarkeQuay Crew 

The costs of a badly managed new build project 
How things can go wrong with a new build 
Picking the right team 
What can go wrong 
The essentials that need to be in place for every build 
How can owners protect themselves? 

Living the US boom   
What has driven it? 
How did the IYBA contracts cope with Covid? 

The SYI debate 
Below Deck is this the greatest thing to happen to yachting 
Sustainability is really about sales? 

Brokerage in a boom 
Will first time buyers stay? 
Finding inventory in a boom?  
Wil the boom last? 
Is the broker/yard relationship shifting 
Jamie Edmiston, Edmiston