Entries by Rodriquez Consulting

Superyachts by 2020 – the results of the Hamburg superyacht interiors international conference 2015

On the 29th-30th of June 2015, I was called to do the opening speech at the Superyacht interior international conference (links below), an invitation I gladly accepted. The focus of the conference was on design trends, construction materials, efficient project management, cooperation and communication among the stakeholders that are regularly involved in the creation of […]

Superyacht Interior international conference in Hamburg calls Leopoldo Rodriquez as opening speaker

On June 30th 2015 in Hamburg, Germany, our managing director Leopoldo Rodriquez will be the opening speaker and co-chairman of the Superyacht Interior international conference. He was asked to speak about the future of the superyacht industry, market data and trends.  The presentation will touch upon some key elements of the super yacht market and […]

Not your usual boat show: The Foiling Week – Hydrofoils for trial

All of those who work in the industry of luxury yachts are familiar with the big international boat shows such as Monaco Yacht Show the one in Cannes, Ft Lauderdale, Miami, Dubai and Genova.  However, thanks to hydrofoil technology getting more popular in the recreational boating industry, we recently stumbled upon a new breed of […]

Our client Yacht Nation sold 36m superyacht from Cantieri Di Pisa

We are delighted to announce that our client the new brokerage firm Yacht Nation has been successful in finding a buyer for the super yacht Nena built by Cantieri di Pisa as reported by Boat International in this article. The sale of 36m  yacht Nena 1 has been the joint effort of Yachtzoo representing the seller and Yacht Nation who found and represented the buyer throughout the […]

New Managing Director at Royal Huisman

Mr Roamer Boogaard was previously Executive Director at the Royal Netherlands Sea Rescue Initiative and had a solid career in the Dutch maritime sector, including the Dutch Royal Navy from 1981-1997. With expansion plans in mind, and serving for 10 years as Managing Director, Alice Huisman will take the duties of Executive Director alongside Chairman and fellow shareholder Jan […]

The Antifouling paint market 2011-2015; numbers, trends and opportunities in the yacht industry.

It took our team almost 3 years of research to determine the trends and peculiarities of the antifouling market for yachts and pleasure crafts. It was not an easy task to separate the products on the market that would theoretically serve only commercial vessels (commercial/passenger ships and workboats) and those, instead, dedicated to yachts, super yachts and pleasure boats. […]

Wealth Trends and HNWI prospecting

  The global recovery continues to show signs of weakness. Heightened Eurozone financial market and sovereign distress, stuttering recovery in the U.S. and slower than expected growth in major emerging market economies are the main drivers behind the IMF’s recent adjustment of its forecast for global growth downwards to 3.5% for 2012 and 3.9% for […]

Mailchimp and the importance of emails

I cannot deny to be a big fan of digital marketing and a fond believer that communication and marketing is largely underestimated in the marine and yachting industry. It is often the case in fact that you go at a boat show see a magnificent product, let’s say, a hand made mahogany wood sail boat, you […]