Global Media Converged on London for Superyachts Press Workshop

Key representatives of the global media, including ourselves, converged on The May Fair Hotel in London this week as hosted the first ever Top 100 Press Workshop with the builders and designers of the largest yachts in the world.

Taking place just before the official launch of the 2014 Top 100 Forecast pages, journalists attended from over 40 major broadcast, online and print publications such as

  • CNN
  • BBC
  • Financial Times
  • Daily Telegraph
  • Bloomberg
  • The Guardian
  • Tatler
  • Conde Nast Traveller
  • Der Spiegel
  • Yachts International
  • Spear’s Wealth Management
  • Arabian Knights
  • China Daily

They joined and Y.CO for an exclusive interview schedule with the individual heads of the large yacht industry.

Owners and CEOs of superyacht building shipyards among those interviewed included 

  • Lürssen Yachts
  • Feadship
  • Oceanco
  • Fincantieri
  • Perini Navi
  • Blohm + Voss
  • Nobiskrug
  • CRN

They worked alongside designers Espen Oeino, Ken Freivokh, Nauta Yachts and the superyacht brokerage house Y.CO

All welcomed press like us to their workshops in an attempt to answer questions surrounding the construction and design of the largest yachts in the world; ultimately highlighting where the industry will head over the course of the future.

The construction of one yacht in the Top 100 provides hundreds of skilled craftsmen with thousands of hours of employment, and continues to provide to local economies across it’s career on the water.

With this in mind, and Y.CO hosted the first superyacht industry Press Workshop in London to help build bridges with global press and further the message of the economical benefits of large yacht construction; alongside a myriad other messages