BUYING A SUPERYACHT
Whether you are taking the very first step towards Superyacht ownership or already have a fleet, purchasing a pre-owned yacht can be as daunting as it is exciting.
At Thompson, Westwood & White our decades of experience, savvy market intelligence, good intuition and strong industry relationships will ensure that you enjoy the process, which concludes with you owning the right yacht in the right timeframe at the best price.
Offering advice and assurance at every step or managing the entire transaction on your behalf, we will work tirelessly in your best interests.
After all, our reputation depends on it.
IT'S YOUR CHARTER:
HOW WILL YOU SPEND IT?
Whether you want to relax, explore, regroup or celebrate, chartering a private yacht allows you to combine absolute privacy with ultimate flexibility all with the whispered promise of excellence.
At Thompson Westwood White we are dedicated to interpreting the desires and needs of each member of your charter party to create the ideal itinerary for your group.
From adrenalin water toys and vegan chefs onboard, to impossible-to-get event tickets and the best tables ashore:
We consistently over-deliver to ensure your charter is the highlight of your year.
TOYS FOR AN EXCEPTIONAL EXPERIENCE
Make the most of your time on the water with all the latest toys available through our exclusive partners. Jet skis, slides, towables, submersibles, jet packs and watersports equipment to stock your toys locker for the season and ensure that all guests enjoy time on and in the water. To rent for your superyacht charter or lease or buy for your own yacht our partners have the latest models and purchasing teams ready to help.
We don’t believe in all work and no play
TWW Yacht Management will be your experienced counsel, facilitator and representative to the maritime and fiduciary world, managing your yacht with your goals in mind. Be that bringing the yacht into line for charter, new cruising grounds or berthing, insurance assessments, shipyard supervision or simply a clearer overview of costs. We deliver solutions.
Defining budgets, managing payments, tracking expenditure and producing full reports; allowing owners and their team to have a clear view on the actual and projected annual costs of the yacht. All discretely and efficiently put in place by our management team using a live cloud-based financial package, with services including ships cash, debit cards, currency conversion, UK based client bank accounts and online invoice filing.
Maintaining the technical efficiency and condition of every area of your yacht to the right standards. Our team carries out regular inspections and supervises the Planned Maintenance Software (PMS) schedule so that when guests or technical experts step aboard the find the yacht lives up to or exceeds their expectations. We are on call for emergency repair support, damage evaluations, development of technical budgets, work assessments and more.
With management options including live cloud-based vessel compliance software, we keep your onboard systems, equipment, crew and certification to relevant national and international statutory regulations (e.g. IMO, ILO, Flag State and Port State). We ensure practical application, auditing & administration of safety, security and maritime employment processes (ISM, ISPS, MLC) for safe and trouble-free operations. Our team also provides 24/7 Emergency Response and qualified Response Personnel to deal with and vessel emergencies.
How your yacht performs, and the atmosphere aboard depends on emplyoing the right crew. We take care of all aspects of crewing your yacht in accordance with your needs; including recruitment, employment contracts, payroll, social security efficiency, training assessment, compliance and support in time of disputes. Our goal is smooth continuous operations with a motivated and loyal crew.
Your yacht's online identity can be managed by our team including a registered domain name for crew e-mail addresses, a yacht website and set-up of yacht branded social media streams. We also offer assistance in building the brand identity of your yacht by the creation of logos, photoshoots, virtual tours and complete marketing suites.
BUILD PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Building a custom yacht is one of life’s greatest achievements, the inspiring culmination of success, lifestyle and creativity. It is also an exacting challenge that requires expert advice and experienced hands at every step of the way. Our yacht management team provides onsite supervision and an ongoing liaison with all parties and our build team leaves nothing to chance; having guided many of the world’s most prominent yachtsmen in designing, building and delivering remarkable, award-winning yachts.