What is yacht management? Simply put, yacht management is the support and advice to owners and their Captains with regards to the maintenance and operation of the yacht. The professional and high quality yacht management services offered by Virgin Concept Yachts ensures that your yachts is operating at the highest possible standards allowing owners and guests to enjoy their cruise, safe in the knowledge that every last detail is being taken care of for the safe and secure optimal operation of their vessel
SERVICES OFFERED BY VIRGIN CONCEPT YACHTS
We offer owners a management support service capable of handling the full spectrum of large yacht operations. From financial reporting to the supervision of yard time, our dedicated team has the specific knowledge and experience to deliver quality solutions. We ensure the vessel is running at an optimal level, reducing downtime and costs as well as ensuring effective management and budgetary controls. Ultimately, the owner’s safety and peace of mind is our goal.
Using dedicated financial accounts for each yacht, we handle the entire spectrum of financial management to manage all of the yacht’s expenditures, working from an annual budget with monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
In the technical and maintenance arena, the diverse backgrounds and practical experience of our staff provide a wealth of knowledge to ensure your vessel is operating at at optimal leveal. We coordinate and supervise routine maintenance and refit work on board yachts and manage logistics regarding classifications, Flag State and other regulatory bodies.
SAFETY & SECURITY
We committed to a certified safety and quality management system following commercial shipping industry standards, which is customized for each specific yacht. For commercial yachts that operate under the International Maritime Organization (IMO) guidelines, our Safety & Quality Managers will aid in the development and implementation of measures on board to comply with all international regulations.
A single phone call to the Global Response Center will result in appropriate resources being directed to whatever emergency is taking place. We will assist with all communications as necessary and will also coordinate communications with all regulatory bodies including Flag State, Classification Societies and insurance.
Our staff provides assistance for whatever a yacht may need regardless of where the yacht is operating. Spare parts shipping, chandlery, purveying and fuel bunkering are all part of our worldwide service. We are adept at supporting rapid and economical transport of supplies to any port. With offices in Europe, the East and West coast of the United States and New Zealand, Virgin Concept yachts’ management staff are reachable at all hours.
We assist owners and their Captains with recruitment, reference and certification checking and ensure medical certificates are valid. We provide employment contracts on behalf of the yacht’s Owning Company (endorsed by applicable regulatory agencies), and administer payroll disbursement, health insurance and crew mail. We regularly conduct background checks, drug screening and incident intervention when required.