Superyacht Investor London 2022 – Presentations


Thank you for attending Superyacht Investor London 2022.

See below for downloadable presentations, photo gallery and the results from the conference.

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Monday 16th May

09.30 Opening remarks
Alastair Whyte, Superyacht Investor

09.35 How the Russian invasion impacts yachting
Moderator: William MacLachlan, HFW
Miguel Angel Serra, ALBORS
Ben Mennem MB92
Daniel Martin, HFW

10.15 Is this the start of the Roaring 20s
Moderator: Matthew Attard, Ganado Advocates
Francesca Webster, SuperYacht Times
Rory Jackson, The Superyacht Group
Antonio Vollero, Deloitte

10.55 Morning coffee hosted by HFW

11.25 Selling in a boom
Merijn de Waard, SuperYacht Times
Jamie Edmiston, Edmiston
Will Christie, Christie Yachts
Raphael Sauleau, Fraser Yachts

12.05 Legasea – Diversity and inclusion in yachting
Jenny MatthewsShe of the Sea & Legasea

12.25 The costs of a badly managed new build project
Moderator: Andrew Charlier, HFW
Richie Blake, Döhle Yachts
Julian Smith, Cayman Islands Shipping Registry
Mike Hitch, Yacht Captain
Jan-Bart Verkuyl, Feadship – Royal Van Lent

13.05 Lunch

14.30 Managing yachts in a boom
Moderator: Duncan Bateson, INCE
Ryan Green, BURGESS
Thomas O’Nial, Camper & Nicholsons
Raphael Sauleau, Fraser Yachts

15.10 The Green Premium and How To Market It
Matteo Magherini, Lateral Engineering

15.30 Afternoon tea hosted by HFW

15.50 Crewing issues
Moderator: Rachel Butlin, INCE
Tim Clarke, Quay Crew
Elise Ciappara, Pelorus Yachts
Mike Hitch, Yacht Captain


16.30 The evolving yard-broker relationship
Bob Allen, Robert Allen Law
Jay Tooker, HFW

17.10 Closing remarks
Alastair Whyte, Superyacht Investor

17.30 Cocktail reception hosted by Trident Trust

Tuesday 17th May

Opening Remarks
Andrew Charlier, HFW

09.35 Sustainable yachting
Olivier Blanchet, BNP Paribas
Johan Burgren, PowerCell
Michael Breman, Lürssen
Julian Smith, Cayman Islands Yachting Registry
Fiorenzo Spadoni, RINA

10.15 Selling to the new generation
: Alasdair Whyte, Superyacht Investor
Jan-Bart Verkuyl, Feadship – Royal Van Lent
Charlie Birkett, Y.CO

10.45 Charter contracts in a pandemic
Moderator: Alex Sayegh. HFW
Sarah Allan, Pennington Manches Cooper
Tim Johnson, TJB Super Yachts
Elise Ciappara, Pelorus Yachts

11.25 Morning coffee hosted by HFW

11.45 Financing yachts in a boom
Ian Hughes, HFW
Olivier Blanchet, BNP Paribas
Andy Blundell, Close Brothers Aviation and Marine#

12.25 Cybersecurity – countering the growing threat
Moderator: Alasdair Whyte, Superyacht Investor
Mike Wills, CSS Platinum
Campbell Murray, Pelion Consulting
Matthew Roberts, Riela Cyber

13.05 Lunch reception hosted by Robert Allen Law

14.05 The connected yacht of the future
Joshua Flood, Valour Consultancy
Ben Hextall, OceanWeb
Mike Wilson, Intellian
David Geen, Isotropic systems
Matthew Buley, MIMO Connect
Les Shortall, Inmarsat

14.45 Superyacht insurance 2022 
Moderator: Alex Kemp, HFW
Ben Lind, AIG
Mike Taylor-West, Partners&.
Mike Wimbridge, Pantaenius UK Ltd
Andrew Jameson, MatthewsDaniel

15.50 The SYI Debate
Below Deck is this the greatest thing to happen to yachting
Moderator: Alasdair Whyte, Superyacht Investor
Jenny Matthews, She of the Sea & Legasea
Tim Clarke, Quay Crew

15.55 Closing remarks
Andrew Charlier, HFW