|AGENDA (subject to change)|
|08.00||Refreshments and registration|
|Session One: Welcome to the conference|
|09.00||Conference organizer`s opening remarks|
|09.05||Conference Chairman`s introduction to the conference|
Conference Chaired by: Ken Hickling, Director, Sherpa 63
|Session Two: Global Trends and the Market in Spain|
|09.10||Opening presentation: The drivers of superyacht traffic to the Balearics|
*Weighing up the data from captains and key stakeholders
*What could the region could do to attract more owners and charterers
to cruise and refit here?
|09.35||Panel: Industry leaders discuss sales trends globally and in Spain|
* Spain as a stepping stone for Owners starting with yachts less than 30m
* What are the trends in chartering in Spain and further afield?
* What puts off potential charterers
Fiona McCarthy, Charter Broker, Fraser Yachts
Jens Oomes, Invisible Crew
Steen Christensen, FRASER YACHTS Spain
|Session Three: Crewing, recruitment & training|
|10.30||Refreshments & Exhibition|
|Session Four: The moorage problem|
|11.00||Panel: Have we lost to the mainland?|
*What are the solutions?
*What is being done to address the moorage shortage internationally?
*Is it sufficient to address the problem?
*What more should be done?
Begüm DOĞULU, Owner / Managing Director, Begüm Yachting
Franc Jensen, JMS Yachting
Peter Murray Kerr, Director, PMK Yachts & Moorings
Captain Olaf Templeman, M/Y Soprano
|Session Five: Taxes in Spain|
|11.30||Presentation: Spanish VAT on chartering|
*Differences with French and Italian VAT
*VAT on refits and other expenses. What can you recover?
*Administrative obligations: Fiscal representation, VAT registrations and VAT returns
Pedro Pestano de Silva, Marosa VAT
|11.50||Personal tax advantages for Spanish Resident crew|
* Favourable conditions for Spanish crew spending time outside Spain
Veronica Saavedra, Garrigues Law Firm
|Session Six: Tenders & Toys|
* How have changing Owner demographics and the increased use
of explorer yachts impacted the range of tenders and toys required?
* What are the logistical challenges (gantry cranes / support vessels / carrying capabilities) posed by increased numbers and types of toys?
* How have yacht designers responded to increased demand for toys and tenders?
* What is the future for the emerging category of chase or day boat?
Craig Barnett, Sales & Marketing Manager, Triton Submarines
Vicky Farrow, Managing Director, Quintessence Yachts
Richard Booth, Superyacht Tenders & Toys
|Session Six: Pocket Superyachts|
|14.00||An introduction to “Pocket Superyachts”|
*What are they exactly? Terminology, Length, value,…
*Why are they a niche of their own?
*How are they a stepping-stone to superyachting?
*Crew on Pocket Superyachts.
*Pocket Superyachts in Palma
Jens Oomes, Invisible Crew
|14.20||Questions & Discussion|
|Session Seven: The role of aviation in superyacht operations|
|14.25||Helicopters on Superyachts|
*Advising shipyards on the technical and design solutions when building
or adapting yachts for helicopter use
*Helideck training requirements: Private vs. commercial superyachts
*Which crew members should undergo helideck training?
*Preparing for incoming and outgoing flights
Jonathan Turner, Superyacht Aviation
|14.45||Questions & Discussion|
|Session Nine: Refit – painting & warranty|
What happens when the Owner changes their mind?
|15.10||Questions & Discussion|
|Session Ten: Marina development: around the world|
|15.20||Presentation: A closer look a marina developments worldwide|
*What is hampering progress with marina developments?
Oscar Siches, Yacht Harbour Expert
Kenny Jones MBE, EVP Operations, IGY
Eddie Woods, Managing Director, Trader Marine Yacht Services
Onur Ugan, CMM Operation Director, Turkey, D-Marin
|16.20||Exhibition & Refreshments|
|16.50||Presentation: What medical support is available for crew & guests?|
Dr Spike Briggs, MD and Medical Director MSOS and
Nick Stael von Holstein, European Sales Manager, MSOS
|Session Twelve: The Future of Palma|
|17.15||What is happening with the new marina?|
* What expansion is planned for Palma`s marina and shipyard facilities?
* Will the new governments in Madrid and the Balearics go ahead with
Diego Colon, CEO, Astilleros de Mallorca & President of Balearic Yacht Destination
|17.50||Chair`s closing remarks|
|17.55||End of conference proceedings|