This book offers the Insiders knowledge into the super yacht construction projects. This is a common sense, straight from the gut experience and wisdom direct from the trenches. The Author explores overlapping knowledge of project management methodology, quality assurance and continuous improvement emphasizing on usually forgotten factors, hidden traps and neglected processes which negatively affect outcome of the project. With 40 years of experience the author describes pitfalls of superyacht project and offers advice on how to create win-win environment. This is must read book for every potential owner of super-yacht, future captain, naval architect, client representative, shipyard manager, project manage etc.
By following thirteen strategies you will be able to save a lot of frustration, disappointment, energy and unnecessary outflow of funding measures. Like balance in nature plays an important role in keeping all alive and flourishing, equilibrium in business plays the same role. This is why the author favours a win-win approach. This book should help you to understand this philosophy. For reader's it could be very fascinating to know what such people like Shakespeare, the Beatles or Prince Philip has to do with a super-yacht projects.
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“This book has a very good overall message… Fairness is the essence of a successful project and even if an aggressive client thinks he has won by screwing a yard over, he has not...” —Mark Stothard, Director of ECHO Yachts, WA
“…It is required reading before starting a project, and then rereading during and after a project!” – Nick Gladwell, Former Director, Cayman Island Shipping Register
“Before sinking any funds into any superyacht project, this book and a consultation with Tomek is a must.” – Michele Discepola, Lawyer at O’Melveny & Myers LLP, Singapore
“…it is a valuable resource much needed in the industry”. – Mark Masciarotte, Marine Industry Consultant, Vancouver
“This amazing book should become compulsory reading for all clients, designers, project managers and yacht-builders…” – Alan Warwick, Yacht Designer, NZ
“I have not seen anything written along such lines – it will certainly be of interest and a talking point in the industry…” – Ken Freivokh Design, UK
“…This book should be a must-read for yard managers, brokers, yacht managers and even designers…” – Butch Dalrymple-Smith, Naval Architect, France
“It would have been excellent to have this book in hand and thoroughly understood before starting our yacht”. – Allen Jones, former CEO of New Zealand Yachts
“…You need to read this book before you make your first phone call!” – Marsha Cook Woodbury, Ph.D, Lecturer and Business Owner, USA