Yacht-Match International rebrands itself and secures important dealerships & strategic partnerships

PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: On Thursday, 17 November 2022

Yacht-Match Group

Rosmalen, the Netherlands.

YACHT-MATCH INTERNATIONAL, THE LEADING INDEPENDENT PURCHASE ADVISOR AND CHARTER OWNERSHIP SPECIALIST, BRANCHES OUT AND CREATES THREE (3) SEPARATE BRANDS UNDER ONE NEW NAME AND BRANDED HOUSE – THE YACHT-MATCH GROUP.

Yacht-Match International (est 2016, Sweden), announces the launch of its three new business branches: Y-M Yachts & Brokerage; Yacht-Match Charter & Management, and Yacht-Match Propulsion.

The three new branches will operate under the branded house of Yacht-Match Group and continue to expand its services and market within the leisure marine industry as a total solution provider and specialist for private yacht ownership -and charter management and ownership.

The Yacht-Match Group is a collaboration among companies in the leisure marine industry and the luxury travel market that focuses on creating a key value chain of services and products for the prospective yacht buyer that can be selected from a piece of unbiased purchase advice and consultancy provided by Yacht-Match and its partners.

The group consists of companies that operate on four different continents and focus on the sales, services & after-market installations, and rental market of motor yachts and sailing yachts worldwide.

Clear Division of Services – Clearer Vision for the Future

With the announcement to create a clear division and separation between the various branch of services -and products by Yacht-Match Group, the consumer market and the b2b partners in the leisure marine industry can expect to find services and products associated with yacht sales, yacht ownership, and yacht charter ownership to be represented with distinction by the three main branches.

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“In an industry where everyone is jostling to offer you the same services, we believe focusing on the people behind those services and the ways in which they provide them is what really makes the difference. Listing to the prospecting boat owners and our partners for the last 35 years we have been active in this industry, it’s clear that most consumers don’t have a clear overview of the market, because most yacht dealers and charter fleet operators, and even management at the shipyards, seem lack the full picture. Therefore we aim to stay the course we sat in 2016, the vision to be the thought leaders in the industry for a smarter and sustainable way of yacht ownership solutions"

says co-founder Dirk Agter

Securing Dealerships and Strategic Partnerships

Y-M Yachts & Brokerage

Y-M Yachts & Brokerage specialises in yacht sales and yacht ownership solutions and services. The company is servicing clients from all over the world in primarily three different segments:

  • Private Yacht Ownership (new and used),
  • Yacht Charter Ownership (charter management or charter program), and
  • Purchase & Yacht Ownership Consultancy.

The company is a licensed yacht broker and member of the international Dutch boating association HISWA.

For private yacht ownership, the company represent several European shipyards as their official dealers and distributors for both multi-hull and mono-hull power boats and sailing yachts.

These are: Nautitech Catamarans, Italia Yachts, C-Cat by Comar Yachts, O-Yachts and Soel Yachts.

Official Dealers & Distributors

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Yacht-Match Charter & Management

Manages the yacht charter bookings and the central agency of the yachts under charter management and ownership together with a select few charter fleet operators. The company specialises in

  • Yacht Rentals and Charter Brokerage
  • Yacht Charter Management & Central Agency
  • Preferred Partner Alliances.

 

Since the start in 2016, The Yacht-Match Group has successfully managed to secure the exclusive partnership with an excess of 25 independent boutique charter fleet operators worldwide; 17 regional yacht dealerships worldwide; and agency partnerships with important key stakeholders for yacht-related services in financing, maintenance, after-market options and installations, tax-and registration, and yacht insurance.

Yacht-Match Propulsion

Yacht-Match Propulsion is a consultancy and trading company which designs, purchases and sells turn-key propulsion with the smallest possible ecological footprint for leisure craft.

The company supports boat owners in the conversion of their (new) yachts and enables shipyards to achieve the part conversion from fossil to sustainable energy within the shortest time possible, without putting extra stress on their current organisation.

The company will focus on services and specialize in the:

  • Electrical Conversion & Propulsion 
  • Yacht equipment & Installations 
  • Yacht Project Management of new builds
  • Naval Architects & Design Consultations for shipyards
  • Distribution and Retail of the goods and services offered as part of the total turn-key solution to its principal.

 

The company will focus on both b2c and b2b acquisition for its launch in 2023 and has already secured the project of two (2) propulsion conversion projects for new builds that will be presented in 2024.

Read more here – visit the Yacht-Mach Propulsion website! 

Experienced Specialist

Daria Petrova - Yacht Charter & Charter Management Advisor
Inez Stertefeld -Technical Sales Coordinator & After-Sales
Nicolas Munk-Rechnitze - Technical Installations, Skipper -And Handover Training
Kristina Karg - Yacht Charter & Charter Management Advisor
David Czap - Electric Propulsion Engineer & Consultant
Lennaert Evers - Industrial Engineer

Attracting Specialists and Expanding the Team

The Yacht-Match Group can focus on bringing in key competence and securing important partner relationships to establish itself in the market as the key thought leader on yacht ownership solutions for the leisure marine industry and charter market.

Indeed, the Yach-Match Group has since its launch of the three different branches at the beginning of 2022 managed to secure experienced team members with expert knowledge of the industry and network.

For more information and presentation of the team members: The Minds Behind It All – Yacht-Match

“The clear division between the three business branches will make it easier for us in the group to focus on improving our services towards the prospecting yacht buyer and also towards our b2b-partner relationships. The optimistic side-effects of the change are that we have already attracted some key expertise and new members to the group with more than 20 years of experience from the industry that will offer our existing boat owners and clients and partners improved services and satisfaction

says co-founder Viktor van Savooyen

ABOUT YACHT-MATCH GROUP

The Yacht-Match Group is part of a network of companies in the leisure marine industry and the luxury travel market. The network consists of companies that operate on four different continents and focus on the sales, services & after-market installations, and rental market of motor yachts and sailing yachts worldwide.

Yacht-Match International was created by the co-founders and managing directors Dirk Agter (NLD) and Viktor van Savooyen (SWE) in 2016. The Yacht-Match Group consists of several interlinked companies founded by the team operatives and members within the brands and branches of Yacht-Match Group. The companies are currently registered in Sweden, the Netherlands, England, Germany and Croatia.

The Yacht-Match Group has offices in Rosmalen, Netherlands; Berlin, Germany; Porto Colom, Mallorca, Spain; Bullandö Marina, Stockholm, Sweden; Hamble Point, the U.K; and a sales office in ACI Marina, Split, Croatia.

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