While yacht agents sometimes deal with owners, more often they assist captains and crew. In brief, yacht agents provide the logistical assistance necessary to ensure a yacht visit, whether with the boss or charter guests onboard, goes smoothly. In the United States, American Yacht Agents provides this service regularly for foreign captains and crew. Capt.
Some of the most remote places on earth are accessible only by water. EYOS Expeditions helps superyacht owners, guests, and crew get there, thanks to its team’s decades of experience exploring them. But, it doesn’t solely secure permits, design itineraries, or arrange specialist guides. EYOS co-founder Rob McCallum and his staff take a leading role
When it comes to experiential and adventure yacht travel, Jimmy Carroll (pictured) and Geordie Mackay-Lewis, the founders of Pelorus, are a go-to source. They and their team arrange a wide variety of yacht expeditions to destinations as diverse as Papua New Guinea and the Arctic Circle. Named for the navigation tool resembling a compass, Pelorus
Todd Roberts, the president of Marine Group Boat Works, has seen the superyacht-service industry change dramatically over his nearly 20-year career with the California-based yard. It has particularly changed over the past decade, which is the time that has passed since he was one of our first guests on the Megayacht News Radio podcast. Among
If you’re going to hire an owner’s representative, you should look for someone who is well experienced. Someone, perhaps, like Nicola Nicolai, the founder of Nicola Nicolai Yacht Consulting & Project Management. To date, he has more than 120 megayachts under his belt, from shipyards around the world. He’s done so working directly for well-known
“We set out to create a great company; one that could have a profound impact on the lives of the owners of our vessels and that could actively contribute to a better understanding of the oceans.” It’s a pretty bold—and unusual—statement from the head of a new yacht-building brand. But, then again, Jasper Smith, the