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[Member News] Superyacht UK is Flying the Flag at the Monaco Yacht Show 

Published on: 22 September 2021

Monaco Yacht Show

Superyacht UK is delighted to return for its 18th annual showcase at the Monaco Yacht Show (MYS) from the 22 - 25 September, representing the very best of British excellence in this important sector and following the coronavirus-enforced cancellation of the world-renowned superyacht show last year.

The Superyacht UK Pavilion has retained its prime location within the air conditioned Darse Sud, near the show entrance on stand DS30.

The Pavilion performs several important functions for Superyacht UK members, including awareness of the UK industry’s capabilities, generating networking opportunities and providing specialist support for members. 

The traditional heart of the Superyacht UK Pavilion is formed by an array of exhibiting members. The 10 companies showcasing their capabilities in 2021 are:
 
Close Brothers (Asset Finance):
Offers a range of flexible funding solutions to UK SMEs, and has been since 1987.
 
HFW (Holman Fenwick Willan):
An international law firm providing expert solutions on all aspects of international commerce for businesses in aerospace, commodities and energy, construction, insurance, and shipping. 
 
JPMA (John Percival Marine Associates):
Is a UK maritime school, specialising in crew training for yacht and superyacht crews. 
 
Lateral Engineering (Lateral Naval Architects):
Provides complete engineering expertise to the superyacht industry, from project conception to delivery.
 
Loch Lomond Wakeboard LTD

A watersports centre based at Ardlui on Loch Lomond, activities include wakeboarding, waterskiing, wakesurfing, kayak hire, stand-up paddleboard hire and more. 
 
Makefast - CM:
Part of the Makefast Group, Custom Marine Developments (CMD) can provide bespoke solutions for any project. Providing innovative engineered solutions to realise any client’s imagination.
 
Marine Components:
Established almost 30 years ago, Marine Components continues to be a leading supplier to the marine and construction industries, partnering with world-class manufacturers to supply clients with the highest quality products.
 
MFB:
Formerly known as More Fisher Brown, the company is a specialist shipping law firm that handles all aspects of superyacht purchase, construction/refit, finance, chartering,
 
Safinah:
A world-leading independent coating consultants to the Yacht, Marine and Energy and Infrastructure sectors. Safinah provides expert opinion for insurance and legal cases while offering coating technology expertise to reduce cost, extend asset lifespan and minimise environmental impact.
 
Viking Maritime:
The Viking Maritime Group consists of: 

  • Viking Crew, a specialist superyacht and maritime crew that provides crew placement, management and deployment.
  • The Maritime Skills Academy provides training centres in Dover and Portsmouth, offering Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping (STWC) safety, interior and hospitality, and deck and engine simulator training.
  • Chiltern Maritime assists maritime charities and commercial marine organisations to invest into deck, engineering and electro-technical officer cadets.

British Marine’s international and events manager and Superyacht UK secretary, Johanna Sargeant will be on site throughout the show. She has long-standing experience of assisting companies in getting the very best from MYS and will be available to support exhibitors and visiting members.
 
Commenting on the importance of the Superyacht UK Pavilion, association chair, Stephen Hills, stated: “Our members are at the forefront of superyacht development. We offer global leadership in everything from naval architecture, design and engineering, new construction and refit as well as the many skills and services necessary to ensure that superyachts are brilliantly managed and supported throughout their life. The Superyacht UK Pavilion has played a very important role for nearly two decades, providing a networking base for the many Superyacht UK attendees as well as supporting the global endeavours of individual British Marine members, and driving business.”
 
Further information
To learn how to access support on the Superyacht UK Pavilion, please email Johanna Sargeant on JSargeant@britishmarine.co.uk or call 01784 223628.