Inside BOAT Live: Life Under Sail 2019

Inside BOAT Live: Life Under Sail 2019

Held at the Yacht Club de Monaco, BOAT Live: Life Under Sail was our first international summit dedicated exclusively to sailing. Leaders from within the industry, as well as the wider luxury world, joined us in Monaco for a day of inspiring and thought-provoking discussion on market trends, design and build innovations, how to connect with the next generation owner and the challenges ahead.

BOAT International would like to thank premium partner Yachting Partners International and event partner Persico Marine.

BOAT Live: Life Under Sail

Hosted by double Olympic sailing gold medallist Shirley Robertson, experts discussed market trends, challenges, opportunities for growth and technological breakthroughs.

Inside BOAT Live: Life Under Sail 2019

Pictured: Stewart Campbell, Editor of BOAT International introduces the day with a round up of the state of the sailing yacht market.

State of the Market

Stewart Campbell reviews the state of the market with Barbara Müller, Ocean Independence, Will Bishop, Yachting Partners International, Fabrizio Sgariglia, Perini Navi and Enrico Chieffi, Nautor’s Swan.

Driving Change

Marilyn Mower, Editor-at-Large, BOAT International discusses the next leaps in design and technology with Raphael Biancale, BSB Artificial Intelligence, Jeremy Elliot, North Design Services, Alain Janet, Solar Cloth System, Engel-Jan de Boer, Lloyd’s Register, Marcello Persico, Persico Marine and Tommy Gonzalez, Fast Forward Composites.

Driving Change

Marcello Persico, Persico Marine

The guests

Adriana Monk, Monk Design questions the panel on stage.

The guests

Luca Bassani, Wally

Into the Unknown

Peter Madej, Captain S/Y Firebird, Andrey Yakunin, Owner S/Y Firebird and Ashley Perrin, Racing Yacht Management and Antarctic Ice Pilot examine sailing in unknown areas with Shirley Robertson.

Next Generation Sailing

Stewart Campbell considers how to generate interest and enthusiasm for sailing in the next generation with Michael Schmidt, Y Yachts, Henry Hawkins, Baltic Yachts, Stefano de Vivo, Wally, Andrea Micheli, Southern Wind and Jonathan Beckett, Burgess.

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