October 26, 2022 9:00 AM
Conference
450 EUR
Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Marina Hotel, Ft. Lauderdale, USA

3rd Super Yacht Americas

We are pleased to announce the 3rd Superyacht Americas 2022 by Mare Forum, to be held at Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Marina Hotel on Wednesday, October 26th, 2022. The conference will take during the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. [ scroll down... ]

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The 3rd Superyacht Americas 2022 is organised by
Mare Forum and supported by our main sponsor Cayman Registry.

At this conference, the transfer of knowledge and exchange of thoughts and ideas will occur. It will be attended by yacht owners, yacht builders, yacht designers, executives from the yacht, shipping and maritime industries, lawyers, flag and port states representatives, brokerage companies, key investors in yachting, bankers, consultants and entrepreneurs, classification societies, marine and yachting equipment manufacturers, financial institutions, regulators, and the media.

This prestigious gathering is to exchange views, visions and valuable information on the yachting future, making this forum another imperative and meaningful event.

Except for the reserved speaking slots, most of the conference time will be allocated to the debates and discussions between the speakers, discussion panellists and audience participants.

It will be inspiring, Be There.

P R O G R A M M E

Wednesday, October 26th, 2022
Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Marina Hotel

[ To view the tentative list of confirmed panelists and moderators scroll down..and stay tuned]

08:00
Registration

08:30

Opening& Welcome

CONFERENCE CHAIRMAN:
- Peter Southgate, Regional Director, Americas & Yacht Code Specialist, Cayman Registry
ORGANISER:
- Georgios (Ilios) Kostoulas Executive Director, Mare Forum

08:40
Session 1

The 2050 Superyacht Pioneers - Designing The Superyacht of the future.

- What are market and owners’ expectations and requirements / the yachting trends / environmental imperatives / new technologies/digitalisation and cybersecurity?
- Designing the future visionary yacht and designing the smart marinas to accommodate innovative yachts and alternative fuels.
- Decarbonisation – is there a pathway for yachts to 2030 and 2050?     
- New concepts, Alternative fuels, what do owners expect?
- What is the effect on the order yacht book and the yachting industry?
- Destinations/ Investments in the American Hemisphere yacht-market

SESSION MODERATOR:
- Peter Southgate, Regional Director, Americas & Yacht Code Specialist, Cayman Registry
PANEL:
- Glen Allen President, International Superyacht Society
- Michael Moore,
Founding Partner, Moore & Company
- Colin Adams
Marine Operational Center - Americas, Bureau Veritas
- Davide Minieri
Managing Director, Hydro Tec - Creative Naval Architecture
- Matteo Magherini Business Developer Coordinator, Lateral Naval Architects
- Darren Dubois, Product Development Manager, at Westport Shipyard LLC
- Jo Assael Director, Döhle Yachts

(scroll down to view the list of speakers and panellists)


09:50
Session 2

The future of regulation - what is needed, fiscal and legal issues - Looking Ahead

- How has the pandemic impacted yachting?
- Will yachts be operated differently?
- Can the regulators follow the speed of the first movers with effective global regulations?
- Is regional regulation a bad thing in the meantime?
- Are there new skills required for the yachting industry?
- Do you believe we need new skills and expertise plus more diversity in yachting?
- What are the future trends?

SESSION MODERATOR:
-  Sherice Arman Partner, MAPLES GROUP
PANEL:
- Thierry Voisin President, European Committee for Professional Yachting, ECPY
- Corey Ranslem
CEO, Dryad Global
- Cris Wenthur Managing Partner Wenthur Law Group, LLP
- Alison Vassallo
Partner, Fenech & Fenech Advocates
- Rear Admiral Peter Brady, Director General, Maritime Authority of Jamaica
- Barrett Wright President, Hill Robinson USA
- Andrew J. High Principal Owner, High Law LLC
- Louis R. Montello Owner, Montello & Associates, P.A
- Robb R. Maass Partner, Alley, Maass, Rogers & Lindsay, P.A.

11:00  BREAK

11:30
Session 3

The New yachting trends:
Ports and Marinas, Toys, Extravaganzas, Finance, Chase & Support boats, Management and the human factor

What is the future of the charter market? Will we see continuing growth in the use of chase boats? What is the next hot destination, homeport or refit facility and what services will be expected? Will we see more drones, submersibles or helicopters? Integration of yacht and villa or other assets? Integration of management services, cooperation and integration of yacht, family office and service providers?

SESSION MODERATOR:
-  Jo Assael Director, Döhle Yachts
PANEL:
- Graeme Lord Owner, Fairport Yacht Support
- Lisa Verbit, Director at Bank of America
- Rory Jackson Head of Superyachts at VesselsValue
- Glen Allen President, International Superyacht Society
- Michael Moore,
Founding Partner, Moore & Company
- Representative Yacht Services, Fraser Yachts

12:30
Session 4
Concluding session: Final remarks and Conclusions

SESSION MODERATOR:
- Peter Southgate, Regional Director, Americas & Yacht Code Specialist, Cayman Registry

PANEL:
- All conference participants

13:00
LUNCH hosted by the Cayman Registry

14:00


Speakers & Panelists

Peter Hult
Peter Hult
CEO
VIKAND + Honorary Consul of Sweden to the State of Florida
Sherice Arman
Sherice Arman
Partner
MAPLES GROUP
Rory Jackson
Rory Jackson
Head of Superyachts
VesselsValue
Michael Moore
Michael Moore
Founding Partner
Moore & Company
Louis R. Montello
Louis R. Montello
Owner
Montello & Associates, P.A.
Cris Wenthur
Cris Wenthur
Managing Partner
Wenthur Law Group, LLP
Ioannis (Jannis) Kostoulas
Ioannis (Jannis) Kostoulas
President
Mare Forum
Colin Adams
Colin Adams
Marine Operational Center - Americas
Bureau Veritas
Robb R. Maass
Robb R. Maass
Partner
Alley, Maass, Rogers & Lindsay, P.A.
Darren Dubois
Darren Dubois
Product Development Manager
Westport Shipyard LLC
Graeme Lord
Graeme Lord
Owner
Fairport Yacht Support
Davide Minieri
Davide Minieri
Managing Director
Hydro Tec - Creative Naval Architecture
Richie Blake
Richie Blake
Managing Director
Döhle Yachts
Rear Admiral Peter Brady
Rear Admiral Peter Brady
Director General
Maritime Authority of Jamaica
Jo Assael
Jo Assael
Director
Döhle Yachts
Barrett Wright
Barrett Wright
President
Hill Robinson USA
Joel Walton
Joel Walton
CEO
Maritime Authority of Cayman Islands
Thierry Voisin
Thierry Voisin
President
European Committee for Professional Yachting, ECPY
Alison Vassallo
Alison Vassallo
Partner
Fenech & Fenech Advocates
Glen Allen
Glen Allen
President
International Superyacht Society
Matteo Magherini
Matteo Magherini
Business Developer Coordinator
LATERAL Naval Architects
Lisa H. Verbit
Lisa H. Verbit
Director
BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.
Andrew J. High
Andrew J. High
Principal Owner
High Law LLC
Peter Southgate
Peter Southgate
Regional Director, Americas & Yacht Code Specialist
Cayman Registry
Corey Ranslem
Corey Ranslem
CEO
Dryad Global

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