World Yacht Group is a global company dedicated to yachting industry. Our brokers and advisors are experts in luxury yachts.
The company was founded in 2008 opening its first office in Barcelona. With a philosophy based on excellent customer care, professionalism and discretion, World Yacht Group has expanded rapidly and opened new offices in Los Angeles, Cannes and Belgrade.
We are passionate about making your experience in chartering or purchasing a yacht outstanding, reason why clients come back to us time after time. We define our business as three sectors: yacht charters, sales and full management service. Our international presence allows us to have clients from all over the world and operate in many destinations with a full control of our business. Our team makes sure that each client receives personal attention at all times.
Yacht charters:We provide crewed luxury yachts for charter in the best destinations around the world. Our fleet range goes from 60ft yachts to superyachts of 350ft. WYG not only works with private requests but also with corporate for events like the Cannes Film Festival, MIPIM, Formula One Monaco Grand Prix, Miami Art Basel, etc.
Yacht sales: Our experience brokers and managers work with a large fleet of new and pre-owned boats for sale. World Yacht Group collaborates with the most experienced and well- known shipyards for new construction projects. We are ready to find / build the perfect yacht for you.
Yacht management:We offer owners a management service capable of handling the full spectrum of the vessel operation. Our goal is to make life easier for our clients allowing them to focus on enjoying their yachts and know that all management aspects are well taken care.
The operation range of management goes from a new construction projects to finalizing the sale of their yachts, crew placement, financial administration, safety & security system and technical consulting.
Many private yachts are offered for charter to maximize investment and cover costs. WYG is proud to provide an efficient and innovative charter marketing strategy to our Central Agent (CA) yachts and achieve the maximum number of charters throughout the year.
“Sea and sailing has always been my passion." says Joan Plana, founder and CEO. He has always been involved in sailing and yachting since childhood, being influenced by his family. He graduated as a Naval Engineer in the Naval University of Barcelona and also acquired the international MCA master yacht license. Mr. Plana spent over 6 years sailing as a professional master captain on several luxury vessels. Captivated by the business side of yachting he shifted his career and spent over 3 years as a yacht business manager, running all financial & operational logistics of a the fleet. After gaining the experience in these three sectors (Naval engineering, captain, business management), Mr. Joan Plana founded the global yachting company World Yacht Group.
Our team comprises of yachting experts, P.R. and marketing consultants and business advisors ready to use their skills for you and your project.
WYG's team is constantly conducting in-depth research and analyzing the yachting business to achieve the highest efficiency, professionalism and customer care in each of our sectors.