Now an integral part of the 150-year old and world-renowned shipbroking group, Barry Rogliano Salles, the YPI Group enjoys a reputation founded on an unfaltering commitment to protecting the interests of its clients.
YPI WORLDWIDE OFFICES
1 Franklins Row
SW3 4SW , LONDON
Tel: +44 20 3862 0820
3/F St. George’s Building
2 Ice House Street, Central
Tel: +377 99 99 97 97
‘Le Panorama’ – 11th Floor
57 rue Grimaldi
MC 98000 , MONACO
Tel: +377 99 99 97 97
For nearly forty years its reputation has been built on the success it has achieved for generations of clients through solid, honest and ethical business practices – together with its unparalleled knowledge of the industry and the sea.
The YPI Group has never shied away from the truth when it comes to informing its clients about the market and the yachts they intend to buy, build or charter – that trait has protected many clients from uncertain and, in some cases, failed yachting investments.
Yachting Partners International, parent company of the YPI Group, is one of the world’s leading full–service yacht brokerage houses and specialist yacht companies, providing comprehensive support and guidance to those engaged in the commissioning of yachts.
YPI Charter is one of the world’s longest-established and leading luxury Yacht Charter companies, bringing together the world’s most luxurious private yachts and the most discerning charterers to create the ultimate holiday experience.
CHARTER RETAIL BROKERAGE: FOR CLIENTS LOOKING FOR A YACHT CHARTER CRUISE
YPI Retail Charter Brokers guide clients through the process of booking a charter holiday. They are thoroughly familiar with the yachts they propose, inspecting them regularly and producing detailed reports on their construction, maintenance, lay-out, decoration and crew profile. This experience and knowledge not only enables YPI Charter Brokers to advise clients on their own choice of yacht but also to recommend other yachts that meet a client’s specific criteria. Every care is taken to brief clients on contractual issues such as charter terms and any on-board restrictions. The team can also advise on a range of exciting itineraries, as well as details such as gratuities, transfers and insurance.
CHARTER MARKETING: FOR CLIENTS LOOKING FOR CHARTER INCOME
For Owners, chartering out their yachts can be an efficient way of bolstering their investment as well as keeping the crew motivated.
Charter Marketing requires great amount of expertise and judgment to ensure the yachts are commercially effective and legally sound in their charter operations. The brokers in YPI Charter Marketing operate a rigorous, year-round business regime on behalf of their Owners, designed to maximise the full charter potential of every yacht in their care, whilst respecting the personal requirements and instructions of each owner.
Yachts in the YPI charter fleet are promoted to potential charterers using a dynamic mix of pro-active off- and on-line marketing techniques including websites, e-newsletters, brochures and direct mailing. The group’s sizeable database of clients and industry contacts is also utilised, as are yacht shows around the world – whatever it takes to place the maximum number of quality bookings on all yachts in the YPI charter fleet.
Handling every aspect of the sales and acquisition process YPI Luxury Yacht Brokerage even acting as a stakeholder if required. YPI Yacht Brokers will often negotiate and advise on sea-trials, dry-docking, and the appointment of independent surveyors when required.
Marketing client yachts is a carefully planned and targeted operation involving a yacht-specific mix of on and off-line advertising, press and industry communications, and on-site event marketing all designed to encourage luxury yacht visits. Constantly updated details of the yacht are also shared with other quality brokerage firms worldwide, all of which ensures the yacht reaches the maximum number of potential buyers.
ACCURATE INFORMATION FROM THE YACHT BROKERAGE
It is always critical for any yacht Buyer or Seller to have accurate information and well-informed advice on the market situation and opportunities.
The luxury yacht Brokerage and Research Departments within Yachting Partners International continuously review and update their data on all new and used yachts with price changes and availability.
Not only do YPI brokers have this information at their finger-tips, they equally have an informed technical and historical knowledge of most yachts to help ensure clients enjoy realistic expectations regarding the value and pricing of their yacht.