Superyacht UK Technical Seminar 2017

Event date: 12/01/2017

Event time: 10:30am to 6:00pm

Superyacht UK

The Superyacht UK Technical Seminar takes place annually at London Boat Show and will be held again on 12 January 2017.  This successful event will cover the most important and current technical issues facing the Superyacht sector. 


10.30 – Intro from SYUK chairman

           Peter Brown – Chairman of Superyacht UK

10.50 – State of the Industry

               David Dingle – Chairman of Maritime UK

11.10 – The New Red Ensign Group (REG) Yacht Code

  This is the replacement code combining both the Large Yacht Code (LY3) and the Passenger Yacht code (PYC) that is now under development.

           Jo Assael - Cayman Islands Shipping Registry

11.30 -  Break

12.00 – Design Trends – Av and Cyber Security

            Tania Berry from Lloyd's Register

12.30 – Training and Qualifications - STCW changes and new engineering pathways

            Alan Cartwright - Warsash Superyacht Academy

13.00 – Lunch

14.00 – Concept-to-completion, how to make todays Superyacht Concepts a reality – An interactive panel discussion looking at a current SY concept and how it can meet the current legislation and engineering challenges. With thanks to Nigel Gee BMT and Henry Ward for the concept design “Time”

              BMT Nigel Gee (James Roy introducing and Alex Meredith Hardy on the Panel), Ben Geary from Lloyd's Register, Lewis Northcott from RINA, Jo Assael from Cayman Islands Shipping Registry to field questions and Richie Blake as panel mediator

15.00 -  Break

15.30 – Brexit talk – How will Brexit affect brokers, Class/regulations and the Law

           Ben Geary from Lloyd's Register, Tony Allen from Hill Dickinson, Phil Noad from Cayman Islands Shipping Registry

16.00 – Key Note Speaker - Katy Ware MCA Director of Maritime Safety and Standards

16:30-18:00 - Networking Drinks

PRICES (held at 2015 and 2016 rates) include an entry ticket to the London Boat Show.

Further information about this event:  Liv Whetmore - 01784 223631 /

Benefits of Attending

  • Get the very latest up-to-date information on technical issues facing the Superyacht industry
  • Interesting and aspiring speakers, covering a range of topics
  • Excellent networking opportunity

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