“YPY Monaco was the second chapter to be founded and was officially launched in 2013. Our meetings occur every month (generally on the second Thursday of each month) and consist of sharing industry news, hosting professional development seminars and fostering professional development as well as networking and social activities.”
Juan Andrade – YPY Monaco President
Today’s Young Professionals in Yachting members will be tomorrow’s decision makers in yachting. Our goal is to give our members a stable professional network, engage them in ethical business practice and facilitate their professional success through the enhancement of their professional networks. YPY is making is a making a difference for our members and the yachting industry as a whole.
WHAT WE OFFER OUR MEMBERS
SEMINARS & WORKSHOPS ONCE A MONTH AT
THE YACHT CLUB DE MONACO
♦ Informative and educational seminars on a wide range of topics covering all aspects of the yachting industry.
♦ Introducing members to some of the most interesting and important people in yachting.
♦ Excellent opportunities for networking to facilitate business.
♦ After-work drinks, water sports, ski weekends, and local, cultural days out.
♦ The “social” entity of the association allows new members to meet like-minded individuals.
SUPPORT & EDUCATION
♦ YPY will help new professionals get a good overview of the industry and all its major players.
♦ Many existing and affiliate members are keen to help and progress the younger generation.
♦ Throughout the year, the YPYs of Monaco, Fort Lauderdale London and Holland organise joint events during international yacht shows (e.g. at the Monaco Yacht Show, Fort Lauderdale Yacht Show, London Boat Show and Singapore Yacht Show) where all members worldwide can join. Many affiliate members are keen to help and progress the younger generation where
♦ YPY members from Monaco, Fort Lauderdale, London, Holland and Germany have reciprocal membership benefits. Whenever our members are travelling to any of these locations, they are welcome to take part in the YPY events happening in these regions.
♦ The organisation is run as non profit.
♦ The speakers and coaches are all volunteers, offering their time and knowledge to help members.
WHAT WE STRIVE TO DO
The goal is to provide young professionals with a comfortable and educational environment which nurtures those who aspire to learn, succeed and secure the professional and ethical future of the yachting industry.
We want young professionals to have a place and identity of their own in the yachting industry, with emphasis on building long-lasting partnerships between our members, other industry veterans, and related groups and associations along the way.
Meet the board of YPY Monaco
Sarah joined the YPY Board as Treasurer in 2017…..
Sébastien was one of the first YPY Monaco members and is now glad to be the General Secretary of YPY Monaco since 2015.
She joined the board in 2017 as she saw YPY as an excellent way to bring a variety of people within the industry to share their values of education and friendship.
Social events coordinator
What he loves about YPY is the opportunity to bring together the new generation of the yachting industry and the potential business synergies which comes with it.
As one of the Founding Members of YPY Monaco and ex-President she is a true believer in the value that YPY brings to the younger people of the industry through it’s networking and educational events.
International Liaison Officer
Alexia has been on the YPY board since 2015 and strongly believes in the development of the association not only in Monaco but worldwide.
Peter is one of the founding members of YPY Monaco and believes the future generations of yachting professionals have great challenges ahead of them and that they have much to learn from their elders. They will also need to be innovative to resolve issues which can only grow in our industry.
Peter Murray Kerr
Our Speakers and Sponsors
Our speakers are hand picked for their expertise and willingness to reach out to the younger generation to educate them on various topics so as to help young people grow in the yachting world and facilitate members to develop in yachting career.
Joint Speed Networking – in collaboration with the Monaco Yachting Cluster
Master Your Communication – with Elena Velema
The New Trends in Yachting – with Wealth X
Ethics in Yachting – with Richard Lambert (MYBA), Hein Velema (IYBA), Thierry Voisin (ECPY), John Leonida (Clyde & Co) and Glenn Weiss as moderator
Ballast Tank Regulations – with RINA Academy
Joint Speed Networking – in collaboration with MYBA
The Next Wave – with world acclaimed keynote speaker and business coach Tom Oliver
Yacht Shows – with Gaëlle Tallarida, Managing Director of the Monaco Yacht Show
Working on board, threats and opportunities – Bluewater Yachting
Meet the Owner – with Eddie Jordan
Expedition Yachting – with Monaco Explorations, Triton Submarines and the owner of M/V YERSIN, Mr. Francois Fiat
All shore-based professionals in yachting under the age of 40 can become members to YPY Monaco.
The annual membership fee is 100€
YPY Monaco offers discounts to companies who encourage and support their employees to join the association by paying their membership fees:
For 2 to 10 members: 10% discount
For 11 to 20 members: 20% discount
More than 21 members: 30% discount
YPY Monaco offers affiliate memberships to students of the International University of Monaco (IUM) who have chosen the yachting elective program. They can benefit from a reduced 50€ annual fee (sponsored both by IUM and YPY).
All Monaco nationals working in yachting can become YPY Monaco members for free.
Though YPY Monaco is an association dedicated to the younger generation of the yachting industry, most of our events are open to all including the not so young professionals in yachting. Non-members may attend our events for 20€ entrance fee.
The email address for all enquiries is
Our address is:
Young Professionals In Yachting – Monaco
Yacht Club de Monaco
c/o M. Gregory Benassi
Quai Louis II
MC 98000 Monaco
Join us at our next meeting
Regular monthly meetings
Please check our events calendar for more details
You do not need to be a member to attend.