The Captains' Forum

Rosemont Yacht Services & Management is delighted also to welcome you during the Captains’ Forum organised by the Yacht Club de Monaco in cooperation with Ascoma, to be held at the Yacht Club on the 27th September. Janet Xanthopoulos, Head of Yacht Ownership & Administration, will be moderating a panel on flags and new trends. Shelley Dowie, Head of Yacht Compliance & DPA and Daniele Gasparin, Safety Manager & Deputy DPA, will be also present to give amongst other their practical views on the challenges  Yacht Management Companies & Yachts face in making a yacht Polar Code compliant.
For further details, read the full agenda below.
See you next week!
Through the frame of the Captains’ Club, Yacht Club de Monaco and its Partner Ascoma, would like to invite you to the Next Captains’ Forum Conference on 27th September from 9 am to noon.
Please register for your free seat at, and send us your questions that will be asked anonymously during the event.
Thursday 27th September 2018
From 9.00am
Breakfast at the Yacht Club de Monaco
9.30 – 10.30am
Parallel & Comparative of commercial / pleasure / dual use flags. Chaired by Janet Xanthopoulos, Head of Yacht Ownership and Administration at Rosemont Yacht Services.
By Armelle Roudaut, Maritime Affairs, Monaco / Stephane Garziano, Director, RIF / Keith Bugeja, Flag and Port State Control Inspector, Malta / Alexander Von Stein, Special Agent, Marshall Islands / Armando Capurro, Commissioner for Maritime Affairs, St Vincent / Peter Southgate, Principal consultant & Phil Noad, Deputy Director, Cayman Islands / Grant Hobart, Cook Islands / Sarah Fraser, Commercial Head – UKSR Large Yacht Unit, London, TBC.
10.30 – 11.30am
2/ TAX FREE FUEL, the solution exists!
Cruise and Transport Contract, an interesting complementary route. Chaired by Laurent Certaldi, Chief Executive Office, Catalano Shipping Services
Comparison between Charter Contract/ Cruise Contract/ Transport Contract by Frederic Verrons, Member of the Board of FIN.
The Wolfgang Tool by Matthias Du Verle, Captain of M/Y Queen Aida.

11.30 - 12.30am
Introduction and certification. Chaired by Nicolas Mior, Director of Ascoma Maritime, YCM Partner.