Hamburg | Bremen | Düsseldorf

Germany

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“Besides finding new contacts and strengthening existing relationships, regular meetings and occasional highlight events foster the exchange of fundamental industry knowledge, news and trends.”

Tamara Gramberg – YPY Germany President

Our Chapter

Young Professionals in Yachting Germany was founded in May 2017 in Bremen. Members and guests from the international yachting industry find great networking opportunities at events such as shipyard tours, exciting talks by yacht designers, meetings at boat shows or at the Munich Oktoberfest, to name but a few.

Board Members

Meet the board of YPY Germany

Tamara Gramberg

President

PR & Marketing at Lürssen Yachts

Tamara is a member of the PR & Marketing team at Lürssen Yachts, one of the world’s most successful builders of superyachts with several shipyards in Northern Germany. She studied Business Administration and Law and joined Lürssen already during her time at university. Her final paper had the topic „Intercultural competence – challenges of the Chinese yacht market“. After graduating she did project management and marketing for an agency before joining Lürssen again back in 2014. Tamara has a boating license and loves to spend her time on and at the water.

Tamara Gramberg
President

Carolin Eidecker

Vice-President

Carolin works as a marketing & sales manager for IDEA data solutions GmbH, a provider of a yacht management software. Before she joined the Yachting Industry in 2017, she studied Strategic Marketing Management, spent some time abroad and worked for different clients at two media agencies. Besides that, she has a passion for sports and travelling. As a quite new member of the yachting industry she is all excited about new opportunities, interesting people and the chance to get to know such a thrilling business.

Carolin Eidecker
Vice-President

Michel Wirt

Treasurer

Michel is the Managing Director of Global Boat Shipping, a company shipping boats and yachts all over the world with offices in the US, Croatia, Italy and Germany. He studied economics and graduated in an apprenticeship in foreign trades. When not travelling in Asia and the middle East, he loves to spent his free time with sport and his family.

Michel Wirt
Treasurer

Vivian Pötter

Secretary

Vivian is maybe the most creative part in the board of YPY Germany. She studied Industrial Design until 2014 before joining beiderbeck designs in Bremen as a Yacht Designer. The studio is one of the few german yacht design offices and spans its service from the first sketch to full technical support on site.

Vivian Pötter
Secretary

André Hofmann

Sponsoring

Head of Marketing & Sales Series Yachts at Wolz Nautic GmbH & Co. KG

André joined the yachting industry in 2013 when he started working for Wolz Nautic, one of the world’s leading companies in the field of teak decking and marine wood solutions for series production boats and superyachts. He is one of the founding members of YPY Germany and also part of the „Deutsche Yachten“ network. Currently, as Head of Marketing & Sales Series Yachts, he is responsible for all marketing activities of Wolz Nautic and also the sales activities for series production boats until up to 40 meters.

André Hofmann
Sponsoring

Hendrik Bruns

Website & Social Media

Hendrik Bruns
Website & Social Media

Johanna Meyer-Scheel

Events

Johanna just recently joined Emden Dockyard’s team as sales and marketing manager for yachts and cruise ships, after having worked three years as an agent supporting superyacht crews with their refit and new build projects in Germany. She spent over two years running a private marina in Cape Verde Islands, where she cooperated with the World Cruising Club to establish the new ARC+ leg of their famous transatlantic regatta. She is also a passionate sailor and surfer.
Johanna studied int. Cruise Industry Management and worked several years in Barcelona as corporate events manager, while finishing her master’s degree in communication and event organization.

Johanna Meyer-Scheel
Events

Dr. Erich Bischoff - CFO - ABEKING & RASMUSSEN
www.abeking.com
6504 is the number of ships A&R has build.
Mareid Petersen and Georg Decker - Egg and Dart - Design Corporation
egganddart.de
Since 1999 an international brand for yacht design, interior architecture and aircraft interior.
Michael Breman – Sales Director at Lürssen Yachts,
www.lurssen.com
Lürssen has been building yachts for more than 140 years and their top 10 features some of the largest yachts ever launched,
Felix Dölker from Dölker & Voges Yacht Design
www.doelker-voges.com
Since 1997, Dölker + Voges has been providing design, netspace engineering and consultancy for the Yacht Industry.
Membership

YPY Germany charges a onetime admission fee of €25 and an annual fee of €120. Members will be invited to all meetings (including drinks and food) as well as to international events for instance at boat shows. First meeting is free!

First Meeting
€0.00
Free
Admission fee
€25.00
One-time Fee Upon Application
Full Member
€120.00
Paid Yearly
Membership Application
Press

Learn more about YPY Germany from our interviews and articles.

Interview mit Stefanie Krücke in
“boote Exclusiv”

Interview mit Henning Dörries in “boote Exclusiv”

Interview mit Lilli-Marie Neubelt in “boote Exclusiv”

Interview mit Tobias Allebrodt in
“boote Exclusiv”

Interview mit Lukas Stratmann in
“boote Exclusiv”

Interview mit Antonia Gehr in  “boote Exclusiv”

YPY Vorstandsvorsitzende Tamara Gramberg im Interview mit der “boote Exclusiv”

Contact us

germany@ypyinternational.org

Young Professionals in Yachting / Germany e.V.

c/o Fr. Lürssen Werft GmbH & Co. KG

Zum Alten Speicher 11

28759 Bremen

Join us at our next meeting

We offer both quarterly big events and in addition Regulars’ tables.


Hamburg, every 2nd Thursday of a month
Bremen, every last Tuesdays of a month
Düsseldorf, every first Tuesday of a month

Please check our events calendar for more details

You do not need to be member to attended, Your first meeting is free, or apply for full membership.