FLIBS 2019: SYT's SuperYacht Village seminar programme

Written by Merijn de Waard

With only a week to go, SuperYacht Times is pleased to announce the full programme for our seminars at the FLIBS SuperYacht Village. As the official intelligence partner, SuperYacht Times will host three seminars lasting around 45 minutes each across three days of the show. Fort Lauderdale Boat Show 2018Photo: Informa US Boat Shows (US Boat Shows)Aimed at yacht buyers, owners and professionals alike, the seminars will be hosted by SuperYacht Times’ head of intelligence Ralph Dazert and founder Merijn de Waard who will be joined by a panel of industry professionals and yacht owners.Superyacht Village at Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 2019 renderingsWednesday 30 October 14:00 - The State of the Market
On the first day of the show, the panel will discuss the state of the superyacht market and present SYT statistics on the new-construction market, used yacht sales and an overview of where superyacht owners come from. A panel discussion will follow and include the following guest speakers:

Thursday 31 October 11:00 - What Makes Yacht Sell
The second-day seminar will provide a closer look at the market for used yachts and new-builds built on speculation and what makes them sell. The SuperYacht Times team will present a unique insight into why some yachts sell faster than others followed by a panel discussion with some experts from the market:

  • Mark Duncan - Author of the book Smart Yacht Marketing 101 and Director of Business Development, Fraser

  • Crispin Baynes - Sales Broker, Burgess

  • Michel Chryssicopoulos, Managing Partner, IYC

Friday 1 November 11:00 - Yacht Owner Insight
On Friday, a unique panel of superyacht owners has been invited to share their experiences with the audience, including:

  • Carl Allen - Allen Exploration and owner of the Westport 164 Gigi and the 55m Damen Yacht Support Vessel Axis

  • Brian O’Sullivan - Owner of Komokwa

Fort Lauderdale new superyacht village and marina Photo: Informa Exhibitions Location
The seminars will be held in the restaurant of the FLIBS SuperYacht Village. 

While the seminars are open to everyone, we kindly ask you to RSVP on the website of the FLIBS SuperYacht Village, so we will know approximately how many people to expect. 

For any questions, please contact Merijn de Waard at [email protected].Fort Lauderdale new superyacht village and marina Photo: Informa Exhibitions

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