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Whether it’s brokerage or chartering, parts procurement or warranty management, we’ve got all your yachting answers under one roof.

Group Mission Statement

Our mission is to have a consistent level of the highest customer satisfaction whether our customers are considering purchasing, selling, building, chartering, seeking for someone to manage and service and maintain a luxury yacht.

Our group is probably the only yachting group in Malta that offers a comprehensive list of services in-house and through a strategic vision, one that consists in employment and infrastructure, provides concrete substance to those who decide to join the yachting family of Yachthub Group

Our vision is to associate the Group solely with iconic, leading, well-renowned and reputable brands to provide only the very best of high-quality products to current and potential customers and to match these levels with the highest in-house service offering.

At Yachthub Group we believe that like with concierge services, when owning a luxury yacht, you need a trustworthy partner that provides you with the maximum enjoyment of your asset, hassle free and that can guide you professionally and in your best interest. This is why we recruit the very best individuals to form part of this exceptional team that guarantees the continuity and the level of assistance that you would expect.

We want to be the inevitable partner of choice that you will appoint for a guaranteed enjoyment of your asset. Recruitment, good governance, strong results and a healthy balance sheet remain at the core of these foundations. When investing in your wellbeing with the holding of a yacht, you want to make sure you partner with an organisation that is not only technical and knowledgeable but is also financially sound.

At Yachthub Group we will never lose sight of the attention to detail required in this business and most importantly that trust we enjoy with our customers that ultimately put us in a leading position in Malta.

MARINAS - LAGUNA MARINA, VALLETTA WATERFRONT

Marina Management

Laguna Marina is an exclusive boutique marina on the Valletta Waterfront, and is the only marina in Malta to offer an all-inclusive option to its clients. The concept is for the motor yacht owner to find their boat ready to go, allowing them more time to enjoy the use of their craft, and leaving the hassles of boat ownership to us. The service provided is personalised, professional and to the highest standards.

Laguna Marina offers bespoke services. Installed with floating pontoons and fingers to provide easy access, Laguna Marina offers its clients assistance with berthing facilities for boats up to 15m, re-fueling, catering, valet parking, guardianage, waste collection and a concierge service.

SALES

New Build Yacht Sales and Brokerage 

At Yachthub Group, we understand that the business of yacht purchasing may be a daunting prospect, which is why we’re here to help you take the next big step in your yachting adventure. With our in-depth knowledge on boating and yacht brokerage, we feel obliged to be at the front line of your decision-making, making you feel right at home when it comes to boating purchases and practices.

For us, introducing our clients to prospective vessels takes more than a viewing. We want you to experience the yacht for yourself, giving you access to her full potential. We’ll go the extra mile by arranging any travel required to the boat’s location, and you’ll be greeted on board with coffee and finger food, all prepared and served by YHG’s professional in-house crew.

Our after-sales management partner will also be present during your visit, ready to answer any of your technical queries. As the prospective buyer, we also encourage you to ask as many questions as you can to the crew on board.

Our Managing Director and UBO, Mr Charlo Briffa, will oversee each and every step of your journey with us, and our CEOs of Sales and After-sales will always be available for consultation, ready to answer any questions you may have.

Yacht Chartering

Whatever you desire for your next excursion on the high seas, we’re here to make it happen. We are experts in delivering luxury on water, curating a tailored experience for those who are looking for a heightened narrative throughout their respite on our vessels.

We pride ourselves on having manifested some of the most bespoke and distinctive charters in the Mediterranean. We believe that each charter must be as unique as the client it’s made for, and that no request is too outlandish for us. Through our consultation, our team will be able to pair an unforgettable voyage with the most suitable yacht for you, exceeding your expectations on all fronts. We always suggest the best locations according to the season, and tailor your journey according to the finest of what’s on offer.

Our discerning clients are guaranteed a concierge service, one which is executed by the most experienced and professional individuals in the industry. Our full-time crew boasts an extensive portfolio in yacht hospitality, and are all immensely knowledgeable in their respective fields.

There are almost no limits as to what we can deliver, whether it’s setting up a high-end picnic beach or a cocktail evening on deck. Our team is also just as resourceful on land; with their encyclopaedic knowledge on all our ports, they’ll be able to see to your needs at any given moment throughout your charter. So, if it’s a last-minute booking at an exclusive restaurant or a personal shopping experience at the next stop, they’ll be there to make it happen. Simply ask, and it shall be delivered.

Sales of Power Sport Products

Yachthub Group does not underestimate the power of paraphernalia. The industry’s range of power sport water products are incredibly popular amongst boaters and yacht lovers alike, and we’ve made sure to keep out clients well-equipped and entertained for their time out at sea.

Whether it’s jet skis, water scooters or paddleboards you’re after, we have the latest toys on offer at the best market prices, all backed up by a good after-sales service.

SERVICES

Yacht Concierge Services

Over the years, our team has forged partnerships with some of the most sought-after contacts in the world of luxury services. Our resources stretch far and wide across the Mediterranean, and our elite team is always at the ready to curate any activities our clients wish to partake in, both on board and ashore.

We conduct your requests with the utmost discretion, be it table bookings, hotel suites, concerts, designer boutiques, spa days or even excursions. Our 24/7 dedicated concierge team is there to deliver the ultimate yachting experience, enhancing your playtime from port to port.

 

Yacht Services and Maintenance 

With an administrative team that allocates dedicated individuals to communicate with yacht owners, captains and management companies, our company facilitates any work or parts management that needs undertaking. Yachthub Group has invested in a highly skilled full-time workforce that can provide an array of services, including:

– Mechanical and hydraulic repairs & service         – Electrical and electronic repairs and maintenance

– GRP repairs                                                                    – Plumbing

– Air-conditioning                                                           – Refrigeration

– Winter works

Our services are covered by a 3-month labour warranty that is subject to terms and conditions. We are also able to provide services not covered by our in-house team through our reputable and experienced partners. Thanks to our partnership network, we’re able to engage experts in the following categories:

– Naval Architecture                                – Surveys

– Upholstery                                               – Carpentry

– Spraying                                                   – Fuel tank cleaning

We also offer the following additional services at our operational facility at the Mediterranean Maritime Hub:

– Shared storage facilities                        – Dedicated storage facilities

– Container rentals                                     – Dry storage for yachts up 60m or 600GT

– Berthing facilities

Parts Procurement & Warranty Management

Yachthub Group has a dedicated team for parts and material procurement.

Our dedicated personnel are able to source parts and materials on behalf of our clients for competitive market prices. With the aid of timely and efficient tracking system, we then store and deliver directly to yachts, both locally and abroad.

A designated member of staff will be assigned to your case, keeping you updated on any progress. They will source quotes, issue contracts, make orders through our suppliers, and keep track of any shipments and deliveries.

Our team also oversees the time-consuming process of warranty management. Our personnel will assist you throughout the warranty periods, starting from the very first step of registration. We deliver accurate warranty reporting, carry out continuous follow-ups with both manufacturers, labourers and clients, and ensure regular updates as well as the closure of warranty claims. We manage warranties for all our subsidiaries, and we also offer this service to third parties, in order to assist them with the whole process.

 

Yacht Agency and Concierge Services

Over the years, we’ve assisted some of the most prestigious yachts visiting Malta, with the largest measuring in at 60 metres. 

We’ve always delivered a transparent, competitive and uncompromising list of services, from supervising arrival and departure formalities, to clearing customs and crew, to berthing fees and logistics coordination.

Our agency services include but are not limited to:

– Portnet registration                                         – Port health clearance
– Customs and immigration clearance         – Berth booking
– Bunkering, including duty free                    – Assistance for general provisioning
– Logistics coordination                                     – Hospitality and related bookings

 

Water Sports Operators

Yachthub Group operates the most prestigious water sports centre in Malta, directly servicing the Hilton and Portomaso Marina, whilst also collaborating with all major five-star and boutique hotels across the island.
 
Our collection features some of the biggest and most reputable names in the industry, namely Axopar, Brabus Marine, Sea-Doo, Evinrude, Rotax and Can-Am, to name but a few. 

OUR COMPANIES

Yachthub Group is the owner and finance house of the below group companies. Some key consolidated figures of the group include 45 multilingual individuals and offices, as well as showrooms in multiple locations around Malta, including Portomaso Marina.

Below are the companies owned by Yachthub Group Limited:

  • SUNSEEKER
  • Bavaria
  • Yachthub Sales & Brokerage
  • Yachthub Services and Management
  • Rush
  • Premium Power Sport
  • Laguna Marina

SUNSEEKER MALTA

Sunseeker Malta is located at Portomaso Marina and is the exclusive dealer for the Sunseeker brand in Malta. The company is a subsidiary of Yachthub Group and forms part of the Sunseeker London network that covers Europe, Turkey and Eygpt. The Company carries out Sale of new Sunseeker Yachts, Brokerage and Charters. The after sales of Sunseeker Malta is managed by the subsidiary company, Yachthub Services and Management Limited, being the specialised after sales organisation of the Group.

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YACHTHUB SERVICES AND MANAGEMENT

In view of the diverse sales portfolio of Yachthub Group, a specialised after sales company was set up to service all the brands marketed by the Group. By time the company expanded in activities to service yachts, sailing and motor, that are outside the Group's sales activities. Today the Company is located at Mediterranean Maritime Hu, where it operates its own area of around 3,000sqm that comprise, offices, workshops, parts outlet, stores, a yard and the Volvo Penta Service Centre that is operated together with RLR. the Company covers most aspects of after sales inhouse through its inhouse team of skilled labourers and a very strong project management team. The company's strategy is to keep strengthening its position in Mechanical and Electrical services.

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YACHTHUB SALES & BROKERAGE

Yachthub Sales and Brokerage Limited is the exclusive distributor for Cranchi brand in Malta and specialises in Bespoke Yacht Brokerage Services, mainly large yachts that include Riva, Ferretti, Princess and various other brands. The Company operates from Portomaso Marina. The after sales of Sunseeker Malta is managed by the subsidiary company, Yachthub Services and Management Limited, being the specialised after sales organisation of the Group.

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Bavaria Yachts Malta

Bavaria Yachts Malta Limited was set up in late 2017 to take over the Bavaria Sailing Yachts, Bavaria Motor Yachts and Nautitech Catamarans distribution in Malta. Bavaria Yachts Malta offers an In-house one-stop-shop solution that includes, yacht management, charter management, crew placement and most importantly, after-sales support. The after-sales facility is located at Mediterranean Maritime Hub where a dedicated team that manage parts, warranty and service are readily available to make sure that Bavaria and Nautitech owners enjoy a hassle-free boating experience from qualified and skilled professionals.

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Premium Power Sport

Premium Power Sport Limited (PPSL) was set up in late 2017. The Company is a joint venture between Yachthub Group and RLR Yachting. Yachthub Group (YHG) is a multidisciplinary group that covers all aspects of yachting including new build yacht sales and brokerage, yacht chartering, yacht concierge services, shipyard, after-sales and a water sports activity and represents world-renowned brands in Malta and Gozo for brands including Sunseeker, Bavaria and Cranchi. RLR Yachting (RLR) is most probably one of the eldest Maltese Yachting Company and is well renowned in the world of sailing and racing. RLR represents world-renowned brands that include Volvo Penta, Raymarine, Jboats, Musto and Slam. RLR is a subsidiary of John Ripard & Son Limited is a leading shipping company operative since 1901 and is the representative of MSC container shipping liner in Malta. These brands all add up to the professionalism and level of Premium Power Sports who have been selling quality boats in Malta and Gozo till date.

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Laguna Marina

Laguna Marina is an exclusive, boutique marina on the Valletta Waterfront and the only marina in Malta to offer an ‘all inclusive’ option to its clients. The concept is for the motor yacht owner to find their boat ‘ready to go’, allowing them more time to enjoy the use of their craft and leaving the hassles of boat ownership to us. The service provided is personalised, professional and to the highest standards. Laguna Marina offers bespoke services. Installed with floating pontoons and fingers to provide easy access, Laguna Marina offers its clients assistance with berthing facilities for boats up to 15m, refuelling, catering, valet parking, guardiennage, waste collection and a concierge service.

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Rush

Located at the Portomaso Marina, Rush Water Sports sets you off on your journey from the shores of St Julian’s, be it by jet ski, self-drive boat or motor yacht. As a subsidiary of Yachthub Group and an associate of Sunseeker Malta, we are proud to feature some of the most exclusive brands in the water transportation industry, including Axopar, Sea-Doo and Brabus Marine. And because we’re all about giving our clientele that little extra something, we’re also well equipped with some of the latest water toys out there by brands such as Sublue.

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OUR BRANDS

Over the past 10 years, Yachthub Group has established a very good reputation in the industry, and has forged distribution agreements with a number of world renowned brands that include:

  • SUNSEEKER
  • Nautitech
  • Bavaria
  • Axopar
  • Cranchi
  • Brabus
  • SeaDoo
  • Can-am
  • Rainman
  • Rotax
  • Humphree
  • WhisperPower
  • Rapid Marine
  • Sublue

SUNSEEKER

Over the decades that Sunseeker have been designing and building their distinctive craft, they have evolved from being a brand into a true icon. To own a Sunseeker has become an aspiration for many and an obsession to some; buying into a brand that makes the ultimate lifestyle statement.

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Nautitech

It is in Rochefort sur Mer, the very cradle of shipbuilding and naval architecture and birthplace of Pierre Loti, that NAUTITECH CATAMARANS has anchored its activity of construction of luxury catamarans. Anyone familiar with the world of multihulls can quickly appreciate the innovative nature of NAUTITECH CATAMARANS, the first manufacturer to understand and define the very spirit of a catamaran. Nautitech were also the first to propose the concept of open living onboard, that combines the saloon and cockpit into one spacious, functional living area. Understanding how important sensations at the helm are to their customers, NAUTITECH CATAMARANS places equal emphasis on sailing ability and comfort. To date, NAUTITECH CATAMARANS has 200 employees, 80 catamarans built per year; 80% export worldwide, via more than 50 agents.

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Bavaria Yachts Malta

Each yacht from BAVARIA YACHTS is the result of the expertise of international yacht builders, the know‐how of the development team of BAVARIA YACHTS and almost 40 years of experience in boatbuilding.

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Axopar

Axopar is the globally renowned Finnish brand of premium range multi award-winning motorboats developed by passion for adventure and outdoors for you to experience more on your journeys, that’s known across international markets for its cutting-edge looks.

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Cranchi

The activity of Cranchi Yachts is aimed at the production of high quality motor boats, with excellent marine performance, excellent reliability and extended safety standards. Strengthened by a centuries-old tradition and always looking to the future, the company aims to achieve constant and long-term growth.

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Brabus Marine

BRABUS Marine is the result of the cutting-edge alliance between two of the most renowned companies in their respective genres. Bringing together the award-winning Finnish boat builder Axopar Boats and the long-established, high-performance luxury automotive car producer BRABUS.

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Sea Doo

Sea-Doo is a Canadian brand of personal watercraft (PWC) and boats manufactured by Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP). Diving into the joy of limitless discovery through personal watercraft and pontoon boats – from sunny days to fishing trips and more, they’ve been reinventing fun on the water from day one.

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Can-am

Can-Am was a motorcycle production division of BRP, Bombardier Recreational Products, a Canadian corporation, between 1971 and 1987. Since 2006 Bombardier has produced all-terrain vehicles under the Can-Am Off-Road brand.

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Humphree

Humphree is based in Sweden and was founded by a team of hydrodynamic engineers and marine engineers, active in the field of high-speed marine propulsion and ship hydrodynamics since the early 1990s. Products produced by Humphree include Automatic Trim Control, Coordinate Turn Control, Stabilisation, Fins Stabilisers and Interceptors.

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WhisperPower

Established in 2007 and headquartered in Drachten in the Netherlands, WhisperPower’s ongoing mission is to deliver grid-independent power systems to contribute to a cleaner and brighter future. WhisperPower is an international leader in the development, production and maintenance of modern zero-emission solutions such as OctoPower, along with generators to cover hotel power load demand as well as e-propulsion back-up power. WhisperPower’s products are used worldwide in places that are (temporarily) without normal electrical power. This includes onboard motorboats/yachts, commercial vessels, many types of vehicles and in remote locations. As energy usage increases, so too does the demand for (green) energy solutions.

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Rotax

BRP-Rotax in Gunskirchen, Upper Austria, specialises in the development and manufacturing of innovative powertrains for powersports products. As a subsidiary of BRP, world leader in the design, manufacturing, distribution and marketing of motorized recreational vehicles, we are responsible globally for the development and manufacturing of Rotax engines.

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RapidMarine

Rapid Marine has a wealth of experience when it comes to premium tender and Jet Ski accessories. Using the highest quality materials for deck equipment, its products are designed and developed in-house to support the industry worldwide. It is a trusted industry supplier with a vast catalogue of quality products. With DAME award-winning rapid padeyes and universal chocks, along with its comprehensive range of ratchet strap assemblies, Rapid Marine offers a complete on-deck stowage package for boat owners. It aims to provide a one-stop shop approach for yacht owners and offers a unique range of products that are ready for dispatch.

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Rainman

Rainman Watermakers are a compact system designed to generate a fresh potable water supply from seawater. They can be installed in a minimum footprint configuration or kept portable for maximum flexibility.

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RapidMarine

Rapid Marine has a wealth of experience when it comes to premium tender and Jet Ski accessories. Using the highest quality materials for deck equipment, its products are designed and developed in-house to support the industry worldwide. It is a trusted industry supplier with a vast catalogue of quality products. With DAME award-winning rapid padeyes and universal chocks, along with its comprehensive range of ratchet strap assemblies, Rapid Marine offers a complete on-deck stowage package for boat owners. It aims to provide a one-stop shop approach for yacht owners and offers a unique range of products that are ready for dispatch.

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WhisperPower

Established in 2007 and headquartered in Drachten in the Netherlands, WhisperPower’s ongoing mission is to deliver grid-independent power systems to contribute to a cleaner and brighter future. WhisperPower is an international leader in the development, production and maintenance of modern zero-emission solutions such as OctoPower, along with generators to cover hotel power load demand as well as e-propulsion back-up power. WhisperPower’s products are used worldwide in places that are (temporarily) without normal electrical power. This includes onboard motorboats/yachts, commercial vessels, many types of vehicles and in remote locations. As energy usage increases, so too does the demand for (green) energy solutions.

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Humphree

Humphree is based in Sweden and was founded by a team of hydrodynamic engineers and marine engineers, active in the field of high-speed marine propulsion and ship hydrodynamics since the early 1990s. Products produced by Humphree include Automatic Trim Control, Coordinate Turn Control, Stabilisation, Fins Stabilisers and Interceptors.

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Sublue

Sublue designs and manufactures innovative underwater scooters and drones in the forefront of industrial technology research and development. We determine to create a new lifestyle of exploring the underwater worlds. Sublue’s two innovative product lines redefine an amusement of discovering underwater worlds with over 190 technical patents supported for life adventures,travelers and environmentalists. By constantly recreating its products, Sublue provides the most technologically advanced and user-first experience for all its consumers. The portable, compact devices are incredible to create underwater experience.

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THE MANAGEMENT TEAM

The Group’s human resources is composed of just over 50 individuals and is managed through an in-house HR department. The human resources are very diverse, multilingual and multicultural, most of which very experienced in their respective fields. At our Group we value human resources as our best assets. 

CHARLO BRIFFA

Group Chief Executive Officer

+356 9948 6729
charlo.briffa@yachthubgroup.com

ANTONIO BORG 

Group Technical Officer

+356 9933 5138
antonio.borg@yachthubgroup.com

REUBEN DEBRINCAT

Head of Marina Management

+356 9929 7131
reuben.debrincat@yachthubgroup.com

RYAN FENECH

Head of Charter Management 

+356 9989 8802
ryan.fenech@yachthubgroup.com 

MICHAEL BOYIANZIS

Head of Operations

+356 7982 1883
michael.boyianzis@yachthubgroup.com

DORIANNE GAUCI

Accountant 


dorianne.gauci@yachthubgroup.com

BLAISE GATT

Accountant


blaise.gatt@yachthubgroup.com

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