Tom Dakin

Seagoing Consultant at Advanced Resource Managers

“I have had the pleasure of working with David during his time as DPA/CSO with Moran Yacht Management. David has been an excellent DPA. His Knowledge in this area is second to none. I worked closely with David’s managed yachts and every time his yacht captains have praised his character and ability to get the job done. David is an excellent people manager and works well under pressure. I hope to work with David again in the future”.

Paul Bell

Captain / Project Manager

“David arrived on scene as Head of Compliance for MYM as our DPA / CSO. He immediately set to task in ensuring we were fully compliant in all aspects of management on board and ashore. His professionalism is second to none and he proved this by expediting the process for us in the later stages of our build. We obviously proved this by sailing from the shipyard in a fully compliant state for all societies i.e. Cayman Islands and Lloyds etc.
His day to day communication for MY. Quattroelle was always reliable and was always available.
I would have no hesitation in recommending him”.

Natasha Bunting

Corporate and Yacht Manager at Cayman Management Ltd.

“I had the pleasure of working directly with Dave recently with the registration of a new build 33M yacht, and his tremendous abilities never ceased to amaze me. During that time, we worked together closely, so I fully understand his capabilities. He was also very helpful with explaining the new MLC requirements and the inspection process. Dave is able to give great attention to every detail of yacht regulatory compliance and management. With his abilities, adaptability, and dedication, I am happy to recommend Dave without reservation”.

Scott Stamper

Senior Vice President at Atlass Insurance Group

I have the pleasure to work with Dave in connection with the risk management of several high profile mega yachts. Dave is the consummate professional who is able to give great attention to every detail of yacht regulatory compliance and management without losing focus on the big picture. I am happy to recommend Dave without reservation.

Chris Warde

Client Services Director at Merchant Marketing Group

“David not only has an incredibly thorough knowledge of all aspects of maritime safety and legislative requirements, but also the unique ability to translate that knowledge into practical advice and procedures – making complex material understandable and, more importantly, workable”.

Derek Munro

Director at Yacht Consultancy Ltd

“Dave has an in depth knowledge of the requirements to run a safe, happy ship on budget. His detailed understanding of the ISM and ISPS codes gained from years in the Royal Navy and working with Yachts help to make him an asset for the running of any vessel. His in depth knowledge and worldwide contacts ensure that as a DPA he can resolve any concerns that may arise in a very organized and professional manner.
It has been and continues to be, a pleasure to work with Dave”.

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