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Charlie Birkett, Co-Founder and CEO of Y.CO gives his thoughts on summer season 2019 and the future of chartering

Charlie Birkett, Co-Founder and CEO of Y.CO gives his thoughts on summer season 2019 and the future of chartering

CEO and Co-founder Charlie Birkett (left) and Chairman and Co-founder Gary Wright We met with Charlie Birkett at the Y.CO offices in Monaco to discuss the current status of the superyacht industry and what the future may bring. Why Monaco?

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Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands publishes events that led to death on superyacht ‘Kibo’

Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands publishes events that led to death on superyacht ‘Kibo’

When marine accidents occur, the subsequent investigation is meticulous – it has to be if safety lessons are to be learned and accidents avoided in future. This is clear from the report released of the investigation into an accident aboard

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Summer charter 2018: Season in review

Summer charter 2018: Season in review

Summer charter 2018: An “outstanding,” “but exhausting year” The 2018 summer superyacht chartering season has drawn to a close with focus now swiftly moving to the Caribbean. The overall impression of the 2018 season is resoundingly positive. Despite strong early

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Y.CO reduces Moonbird price by €950,000

Y.CO reduces Moonbird price by €950,000

Y.CO are pleased to announce a €950,000 price reduction on the 37.2 metre Moonbird. The yacht is now for sale at €5,950,000. Launched by Fitzroy Yachts in 2003, with exterior design by Dubois Naval Architects, Moonbird has seen much success

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Y.CO sells S/Y Andiamo

Y.CO sells S/Y Andiamo

UK Broker Y.CO has sold the 36.58-metre S/Y Andiamo. The yacht was originally launched by Benetti in 2007 as part of the shipyards classic series. It has had a successful charter history prior to the sale and had an extensive

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Y.CO: Charlie Birkett interview

Y.CO: Charlie Birkett interview

Y.CO co-founders Charlie Birkett and Gary Wright started their journey as yacht crew, working at the ground level. In 2004 they opened up an office in Monaco, employing 10 people – now they have grown to one of the largest

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Y.CO sells Mon Plaisir

Y.CO sells Mon Plaisir

UK brokerage company Y.CO has sold Heesen’s Mon Plaisir. Jonathan Zwaans represented the buyer in the transaction. Heesen launched the 46.7 metre motoryacht in 2008. Netherlands-based Omega architects designed its exterior and the interior was designed in-house at Heesen. The

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Y.CO sells Flying Dragon

Y.CO sells Flying Dragon

44.8 meter Flying Dragon has been sold. Jonathan Zwaans of Y.CO represented the seller while Will Christie of Y.CO represented the buyer.

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Y.CO sells 59.3-metre superyacht Lady Lara

Y.CO sells 59.3-metre superyacht Lady Lara

Brokerage company Y.CO has sold the superyacht Lady Lara to an unnamed bidder. The steel-hulled vessel has a gross tonnage of 996 tons and is 59.3-metres in length. The yacht was designed in 2009 by shipbuilders Benetti and has a

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Y.CO partners with Quintessentially to provide luxury concierge service

Y.CO partners with Quintessentially to provide luxury concierge service

Superyacht broker and charter house Y.CO has partnered with members-only luxury lifestyle management and concierge service Quintessentially to provide its clients with a travel concierge service. Quintessentially lifestyle managers will work with the Y.CO charter team to provide the services.

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