Project management and owners reps in the yachting industry
Some may see a project manager or a yacht owner’s representative as an unnecessary cost or another chain of command that may slow decisions down, but the need of a project manager is vital. With increasing issues, even the most experienced owners, building at the most experienced shipyards will need to rely on experts to ensure projects are completed on time and on budget. Read the below guides on what to expect and the benefits of a superyacht project manager.
A yacht owner’s representative aid the superyacht owner in so many ways. From recommending quality designers and shipyards to ensure the yacht owner’s dream becomes a reality, to ensuring every detail is accounted for.
In recent times, increased workloads and a plethora of regulations occupy much of a captain’s time; therefore it is becoming increasingly common to hire a yacht management company. They can provide support and service to the captain and crew. Get some expert advice and tips on how to find the right company for your yacht here
Shipyards usually appoint their own project manager to a build or refit, but the yard-assigned project manager will naturally be representing and be more biased to the yard’s interests, rather than the owner’s, so it is recommended that the owner appoints their own project manager. Find out why here