Our mission is to provide a full range yacht management and technical services. As a highly-principled company, we assist owners, captains and representatives in all aspects of yacht operations.


We simply make your life easier by covering every single management and operational aspect that requires qualification, experience and a solid network.

Our Services include

Financial & Accounting Support

Set up & maintenance of dedicated bank account
Yacht accounting and book keeping
Provision of Debit Card to the Yacht
Worldwide petty cash transfer
On-board accounting software and Training
Preparation of Budgets
Verification and Payment of Invoices
Monthly & Annual reporting

Crew Management & Offshore Payroll services in compliance with the Maritime labour convention (MLC)

Set up of dedicated crew employment structure offshore
Offshore Payroll and issuance of payslips
Crew recruitment
Crew qualifications vetting
Provision of approved Seafarer Employment Agreement (MLC)
Crew confidentiality agreements
Maintenance of crew documentation
Organising Crew training on request
Forwarding services of crew mails and packages

Insurance Management

Negotiating the best Coverage for the most competitive premium whether it is for Hull & Machinery, P&I, Crew medical, water toys or fine art
General administration of owner’s yacht insurance
Negotiating and settling claims affecting yacht and Crew

Yacht statutory certification Management

Assistance with Yacht Registration
Organizing and preparing the yacht for Flag & Class inspections and audits
Maintenance of yacht certification
Provision of ISM/Mini ISM services with 24/7 DPA services
Provision of ISPS services Provision of MLC
Conducting mandatory Internal ISM and ISPS Audits

Technical Management

24/7 Technical emergency assistance
Refit and repair planning
Shipyard management
Technical documentation control
Organising ship’s repair and attendance of technicians
Purchasing and shipment of ship’ spares and equipment
Planned Maintenance

Operational Support

Preparation of ship’specific plans for navigation in US Waters
Provision of Media response program
Negotiating and maintaining service contracts such as Cell phone, Internet/VSAT, GMDSS Radio equipment, entertainment system and satellite tracking
Organising ship ‘specific security services and area security report on request
Organising Yacht transportation on request
Organising Carbon offsetting program on request
Pre-purchase yacht inspection on request
Valuation inspection

New Construction

Reviewing Specification for new construction

Preparing Budget and set up cost for new project

Assistance with Flag and Class registration

Assistance with Plan and drawings approval

Purchasing and shipment of set up deliveries

Setting up new build management team

Attendance to shipyard

Sea trial and commissioning of equipment

Negotiating and settling warranty claims


Frédéric LAPORTE
Tel. : +33 782 30 64 50

An experienced Master Mariner (unlimited), Chief Engineer Class 1 (unlimited), and Fleet Manager of distinction on ferries, ships and yachts, Fred has worked with the likes of SNCM, Festival Cruises, Radisson Seven Seas Cruises, and V-Ships as well as occupying the post of Fleet Manager with Camper & Nicholsons before joining YPI as Director and Head of yacht Management. He has accumulated a vast amount of seagoing experience covering most of the globe including the Pacific, Mediterranean, Caribbean, North Sea, South America and the Amazon. Recipient of such sought-after certificates as ISM Leader AuditorCompany Security OfficerVessel Sanitation Public Health AuditorISO 9001:2000 and IS0 14001, Fred is respected for outstanding technical management and project management on both ships and yachts and is one of the best qualified, most experienced yacht managers in the business today.

A father of two, he adores skiing, sailing, golf and tennis.

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