IYC - Office & People
With a strong heritage in yachting, IYC provides forward-thinking advice, insight and support to yacht owners, buyers, charterers and crew worldwide.
With over 90 passionate professionals based in 12 strategically located offices around the globe, we deliver unrivalled and intelligent management, yacht marketing and operational support to a worldwide client base. Our strategy is based on a highly client- centric approach and our aim is to make sure that we help our clients in every aspect of their yachting experience.
As one of the eight members of the Large Yacht Broker Association (LYBRA), our vision is to establish nothing less than the world’s luxury lifestyle and leading yachting support business.
SALES & PURCHASE
At IYC we believe that the client comes first; our goal is to ensure that the sales & purchase process will result in the right match and that both the owner and buyer will feel that this was the right fit for them.
We have a strong team of Yacht Consultants with years of experience in the industry, several of which are top producing brokers globally. The advice we offer will always be targeted, intelligent, and candid and our work ethic is based on efficiency and transparency. Our team will competitively position each yacht in the market, find the right value proposition and make it stand out through a dynamic marketing campaign, in order to attract the right target audience and generate high quality leads.
Through robust global network we have strong connections with clients and access to the best selection of yachts on an international scale. IYC has a fleet of over 75 yachts centrally listed for sale valued at over $1.1 Billion.
Whether you are looking to charter a yacht or list your yacht for charter, IYC has a team of renowned charter experts available to support you at every step.
Our Charter Management department manages a fleet of over 50 yachts across the US, the Caribbean and Europe. For each yacht we develop a targeted marketing strategy, with the right value proposition, that will position it in the top echelon of yachts available for charter on the international luxury market.
With some of the most experienced and qualified charter management professionals in the industry, IYC will raise the profile of your yacht, negotiate the most favorable short-term returns and increase its reputation to achieve a higher resale value over time. Additionally, our team will take care of all contracts and negotiations with charter clients, while ensuring that the yacht is available and in perfect condition whenever you wish to step aboard.
IYC’s team of renowned Charter Consultants travel the world to inspect the premier luxury megayachts on the market; their first hand experience coupled with their robust network gives them access to the best yachts to help you find the yacht with the personality that best fits yours.
As yachts become more sophisticated and yachting regulations more complex, we aim to provide owners and captains with the peace of mind that a world class support system allows; risk and downtime are minimized, while efficiency and cost savings are maximized over the course of the relationship.
IYC offers a full spectrum of Yacht Management services, ranging from operational and technical management to financial administration and crew management, to help protect your asset, keep you up to date with regulations, minimize risks and optimize operational efficiency. Our Yacht management team consists of expert individuals, including ex-captains and engineers, with proven experience working with some of the world’s largest yachts.
IYC has an in-house, highly reliable insurance division dedicated to solely serve superyacht owners and their yachts. Our professional consultants, with over 25 years of experience in the industry have handled over 3.500 successful claims. We have long-standing relationships with the major marine insurance institutions and a proven track record for providing cost-effective products, tailor-made to suit individual needs and requirements. We have insurance policies placed for more than 500 yachts ranging from 25m to 110m and our insured assets exceed €900 million in value.
We are able to provide an exceptional level of service that will ensure wider cover and protect the client’s interests by making savings on premiums. Our claims team is at the client’s disposal around the clock to provide expert advice in case of any incident or claim.
A professional crew makes the difference when it comes to providing the ultimate onboard experience. The IYC Crew Placement team focuses on finding reliable, professional, motivated candidates; we hand-pick crew to provide the right combination of experience, skills and personalities to ensure that placements result in the right match both from the crew and owner’s side.
The IYC Team also handles all administrative tasks including crew payroll, seaman’s employment contracts, withholding taxes, health insurance coverage, repatriation and visas, organization of travelling documentation.
The IYC Agency is an all-in-one yacht concierge and worldwide assistance service that is built on the strengths of our combined experience and approach. Our international team of yachting experts are able to offer insight, advice and assistance to virtually any query, from fuel bunkering to planning that very special event.
Building a custom yacht is a sophisticated project that requires close supervision, high attention to detail and strong connections with shipyards, designers and contractors in the industry.
With years of experience in New Buildings, our team has strong relationships with the top shipyards globally. We choose to work with class approved contractors and our team is well-versed in negotiating the best contracts for you. From design to delivery we make sure the process is efficient, transparent and seamless.