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Lang Walker's top 6 tips for building custom yachts

Lang Walker's top 6 tips for building custom yachts

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Choose your management team wisely

One of the most crucial factors in a successful new construction project is the choice of management team. This might save an owner being unnecessarily disturbed during the whole build process and certainly ensures that he obtains a better quality, and more valuable, product — as well as a stress-free life!

The complexity of a sailing yacht makes decision making more critical than when building a motor yacht. A sailing yacht has so many more moving parts, from the mast, sails and rigging to the keel. Having the right people around the table, all ahead of their game, allowed for any risk to be identified and calculated.

A good management team, including designer, builder and construction manager, understands the aims and the challenges and is not afraid to bring in specialists, recommend research and development investment and push the limits in an effort to find new and better solutions using ever-evolving technology.

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