Conference to take place at the Yacht Club de Monaco on 24th October

The Yacht Brokers Designers & Surveyors Association (YBDSA) is launching its inaugural European Conference at the Yacht Club de Monaco on 24th October 2019. The conference is specifically for brokers, surveyors and designers and other professionals who work in the large yacht sector.

Attendees and speakers hail from the Membership of ABYA (the Association of Brokers & Yacht Agents) and YDSA (the Yacht Designers & Surveyors Association) and other leading industry Associations that represent professionals working in technical and legal aspects of the large yacht industry. Insight will be provided by industry insiders from companies including: Hill Dickinson Solicitors, MYBA, Burgess, Winterbothams and Butchdesign.

To ensure your place at this event please visit ydsa.co.uk and click on the events section where you will find an online booking form for the European Conference. Tickets are £240 (including VAT) per head and £180 (including VAT) for YBDSA Members. The programme and speakers for the event are listed below.

 

PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

10.00 INTRODUCTION TO THE INAUGURAL YBDSA EUROPEAN CONFERENCE

Martin Pittilo, YBDSA President

10.10 MEDITERRANEAN YACHT BROKERS ASSOCIATION

The various aspects of the work of the Association in support of brokerage and charter in the Mediterranean – Coralyn Tracey, Executive Officer and Gaye Joyeau-Bourgeois, President.

11.00 Coffee Break

11.30 SALE AND PURCHASE CONTRACTS

Pitfalls and tips for Brokers and Surveyors - Martin Penny, Senior Partner, Hill Dickinson, Solicitors

12.30 CLASSIC YACHT RESTORATION & WOODEN CONSTRUCTION

Butch Dalrymple-Smith from Butchdesign & Classic Works will give a presentation on his experience with classic yachts and some advice on undertaking restorations, new-builds and surveys of wooden yachts in general. Butch has had a broad sailing and design career including working with Ron Holland, Lürssen Werft and Camper & Nicholsons

13.30 Lunch

14.30 THE WORK OF TECHNICAL SUPPORT TEAM ON BEHALF OF LARGE YACHT OWNER

Mike Worthington-Leese, Senior Partner, Winterbothams

15.30 Tea Break

16.00 THE STATE OF THE LARGE YACHT MARKET

Richard Lambert, Senior Partner and Head of Sales – Burgess.

17.00 Close