View From The Desk – June 2024

  • Posted June 13, 2024

Welcome to the latest SYR View From The Desk

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As we fly into the busy charter season, the industry appears to be incredibly buoyant and exciting, with a host of new opportunities hitting our desks.

A particular area of focus and growth lies around the world of yacht design and naval architecture, where we’ve seen a big increase in roles both in the UK and Europe.

Management and brokerage is also busy, with major changes at some of the biggest names prompting an appetite for new beginnings for a lot of candidates.

Event season has started, which has seen our attendance at the YPY, Boat International and Quaynote events and we are looking forward to the latest edition of our Superyacht Supper Club later this month.

Our ‘Above Deck’ feature is also deep in the planning phase, with further exciting announcements to come.

As always, we’re here to offer advice and practical recruitment support so if you would like to know more about our services, discuss your career or how we can help grow your business, please do get in touch.

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ED | CEO |

Design and Engineering are incredibly busy right now, from small studios through to some of the biggest in the market. A resurgence in design projects and client appetite for new concepts appears to be driving a desire for more creative staff.

Superyacht Design Lead/Project Manager – The Netherlands
A very exciting opportunity to join one of the top yacht design studios in a role that will see you lead some of the largest projects currently under consideration. Suited to a highly experienced Designer with 10+ years’ experience, this is a role that will see you steer creative projects of over 100m and lead a multi skilled team to design and execute groundbreaking projects. A role not to be missed!

To apply click here

SIMON | Senior Recruitment Consultant – Brokerage, Management & New Build |

A busy end to the 2nd quarter with some international clients actively looking for established Yacht Managers, Technical Managers and candidates with charter experience. There is a lack of established candidates in these roles, so if you are considering a move then please reach out as we’re in a candidate driven market currently – a good time to be growing your career!

Retail Charter Manager
The position is a central role to the company’s charter department, working directly with the company’s Director, senior charter and marketing team and wider personnel to develop the company’s marketing, systems, sales and services with the objective of achieving increased retail charter deals and the improvement of charter activities.

This role is an excellent opportunity to work and learn from experienced yachting professionals, working on elements of both retail and central agency charters, marketing and financial activities within the luxury yacht industry.

To apply click here 

See you next month!