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Yacht Management Service

Yacht Management Service:
Yacht Management

Because World Yacht Group knows the importance of enjoying the ownership of a yacht we offer yacht owners and captains a full and effective yacht management service. Our competitive team of yacht managers supplies support and advice to owners and their captains, which ensures that the yacht is being maintained, operated and administered to the highest possible standards.

Yachts often sail to different destinations far from their home base, far from the owners control and this requires a dedicated yacht manager or team to professionally supervise them. We work together with the crew on the day-by-day running of the yacht. World Yacht Group is always looking out for the owner's interest. We are available 24/7 for any emergency.

Operations:
Operations

Operating a yacht is like operating a millionaire company; it requires strength capabilities and efficiency.
World Yacht Group is strategically located in America en Europe allowing our yachts to have always personal taking care of their needs. Simple operations like dockage, fuel bunkering, provisioning could become very difficult for the crew without external help. Our team will always make sure any operation is well coordinated effectively and at the right cost.

In yachting each member has it's own role. The captain and the crew are the ones who will look after the yacht and make sure everything works in-place, we, the management team organizes the rest: the full spectrum of management such as yacht marketing, cruise planning, customs paperwork, financial advises & reports, shipping, etc.

Administration:
Administration

World Yacht Group knows the importance of a careful and efficient financial yacht management.
Our management team works together with the owners and the captains to ensure an accurate, customized and efficient annual budget with monthly, quarterly and annual reports.

Offering dedicated accounts for each yacht is the key to control the yacht's expenditure and to ensue good financial operations such as foreign currency transactions, wire transfers and nearly real time synchronization. Managing a millionaire yacht requires good financial management skills and WYG's team has the ability to control all aspects of it.

Crew:
Crew

The quality and professionalism of the crew are essential for efficient & cost- effective yacht operation. The crew is as important as the quality of the yacht. WYG offers full support to the captains and crew of our yachts.

Our experienced team understands the demands of modern yachting. WYG is in constant contact with captains and crew from around the world. We retain a large database of trained and qualified crew available for placement.

Safety & Security:
Safety & Security

World Yacht Group is committed to a certified the highest safety and quality management system maintaining compliance with all the rules and regulations designated by IMO (International Maritime Organization) and SOLAS (Safety of life at sea).

ISM (International Safety Management):

The ISM is now a requirement for all commercial yachts over 500Tn that ensures quality control for safety, environmental protection, prevention of human injury or loss of life and communication between yacht crew and management personal ashore.
A "Mini – ISM" has been also created for commercial vessels under 500tn.

Large Yacht Code Compliance LY2:

The Large Commercial Yacht Code, also known as LY2, has become the worldwide standard for commercial yachts. This Code, developed mainly by the MCA, allows yachts to comply with international regulations whilst being sympathetic to their particular needs. The Code covers the vessel's construction, stability, equipment and crew and applies to yachts of 24m (78ft) in "load line" that charter.

ISPS:

Our management team provides everything a yacht needs from a shore based organization in full compliance with the ISPS (International Ship and Port Facility Security Code). We survey the yacht and then submit an assessment and plan to the flag state. The International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code is an amendment to the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) on minimum security arrangements for ships, ports and government agencies.

ISPS is applied for all vessels over 500Tn.

Emergency Response Service: World Yacht Group offers a 24 h / 365 days Emergency Response and Support Service to all our managed vessels. One call to a Designated Person Ashore (PDA) number triggers this service and activates our response team as required by the ISM code. This system is of great assistance to yachts in difficult situations. Includes emergency technical support, medical advice, rescue services, coastguards, towage companies, legal advice, etc.

Charter & Sales marketing:
Charter & Sales Charter management

Many private yachts are chartered out to maximize investment. Chartering is the chance to turn a leisure investment into an opportunity to generate revenue. However, this requires considerable skills, industry knowledge, time and dedication. World Yacht Group team provides the vital link between the booking agent, the yacht owner and the yacht captain to ensure smooth charter operations for each yacht.

Having a calendar management plan is the key for a success in obtaining the right amount of charters throughout the year.

World Yacht Group creates specific and dedicated charter plans for it's yachts to generate enough revenue to cover the yearly maintenance / running expenses of the yacht.

Sales Management

If you are selling your yacht, be assured World Yacht Group team of experts and yacht brokers will identify the right market strategy to ensure impressive results.

There is always the right buyer for your yacht and that is the job and goal World Yacht Group achieves in the shortest period of time possible. Achieving a timely sale requires a combination of knowledge, experience and ability to negotiate at the highest level.

WYG works with a worldwide network of brokerage companies and freelance brokers & collaborators as well as having a large clientele database.

Marketing resources

Our marketing and PR resources are proactive, international and innovative utilizing many promotional tools such as:

-Internet marketing
-E-newsletters & direct mailing to clientele databases
-Corporate catalogues & advertising
-Social Media
-Boat Shows
-Magazine advertising
-Luxury events
-Press Release

We are constantly developing new ways to maximize the exposure of our yachts for sale to qualified buyers worldwide.