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- Latest Travel Restrictions From the Airlines
- Latest Information on Croatia, France, Italy & Greece Summer Cruising Destinations
Captain Ben Marshall A1 Greece
I have been in the yachting industry for 35 years and during which time have Captained large yachts all over the world and to many remote places and have amassed in excess off over 500,000 Nautical miles, I have supervised the construction of the 52 meter sailing yacht Red Dragon in New Zealand.
I am a qualified diving instructor and have been lucky enough to show people some incredible underwater paradises all over the world. I have been based with A1 in Greece now for one and half years back in a country where I started my sailing career in 1979.
Born in Toronto, Canada she is the owner of the Marsha Yachting srl, the Neapolitan agency of large ships and yachts. She graduated in Hospitality and Tourism Administration in Toronto and worked for 6 years as a district manager and store opener. Fifteen years ago the turning point: she came to Naples, Italy and started to work in shipping business. Marsha worked for two years in a maritime agency supporting guests, captains and crew in all their needs before and during their stay in Mediterranean waters. She also assisted military ships, aircraft carriers, cargos, tankers and NATO ships. Marsha is now a certified maritime agent and runs her own agency in order to serve only yachts. With a network of agents built in years and years of experience, she can manage to organize yacht visits throughout Europe. Today Marsha Yachting srl is able to provide high standard services, tailored to meet different needs for all kind of clients.
Luka is 45 years old and was born in Split Croatia. He lived in Belgium for 15 years and worked on 4 different yachts (m/y Battered Bull , s/y Andromeda La Dea , m/y D’Natalin & m/y Indefensible) between 2000 & 2008.
Luka started LP YACHT SUPPORT with his wife Petra (who also worked on yachts) in May of 2008. Since that day they have assisted over 700 different yachts and are looking forward to continue the adventure. They are happy parents of two boys , Luka Jr. who is 15 years old and Marko who is 11 years old.
Sales & Operations at Riviera Yacht Support
Originally from Scotland then travelling overseas I started working on yachts 25 years ago before transferring shore side to work as a Yacht Agent. During that time the industry and scale of vessels have changed enormously including the needs of guests and crew alike giving myself as an agent a challenging and engaging arena to work with in.
CEO - IGY
As Chief Executive Officer of IGY Marinas, Tom Mukamal oversees all strategic initiatives and operations, placing a heavy focus on expanding the company’s global portfolio of owned and operated marinas, and developing key relationships and commercial partnerships.
Prior to joining IGY, Mukamal served as managing director of a real estate/hospitality company, where he structured and negotiated a variety of commercial real estate acquisitions and divestitures, as well as construction, mezzanine and equity financings. He began his career as a corporate attorney at Sullivan & Cromwell, LLP in New York, where he represented numerous Fortune 100 Companies, private investment funds and other strategic investors in mergers and acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures, as well as a variety of corporate finance activities.
Mukamal earned a Juris Doctor from Columbia University School of Law where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and received his Bachelor of Arts degree from The University of Virginia.