The Triton

Business

Munro joins SBG

ADVERTISEMENT

Spencer Buley Group, a luxury asset group based in the U.K. that specializes in sourcing, acquisitions and new builds of luxury one-off assets, recently announced that it has been joined by Derek Munro, managing director of Yacht Consultancy, who now forms part of the owners team and will head up yacht new build projects for the group.

Munro, who serves as chairman of the Superyacht Charities Foundation, was project manager for the design and build of S/Y Black Pearl, the world’s largest and most technologically advanced sailing yacht, according to a statement from SBG. Munro now privately manages Black Pearl through his yacht management company, Divergent Yachting.

According to SBG, founder Ashley Spencer Hurrell and Munro share core principles in ensuring the client’s needs remain at the forefront of the design and build process, while also pushing boundaries in the zero-emissions megayacht market.

Derek Munro, left, and Ashley Spencer Hurrell join their UK companies.

“Yacht design needs to become more cutting edge to meet the exacting standards and ‘green’ specifications required by our avant-garde, eco-conscious clients,” Hurrell stated.

According to SBG, the group’s association with independent professional partners provides unique opportunities and complete discretion – “completely off grid, under the radar, private and off the market from the public eye.” In association with Yacht Consultancy, SBG will tailor a project or owners team around clients, introducing them to independent partners – specialist yacht design and naval architects, interior designers and service providers.

For more information, visit www.spencerbuley.com.

Related Articles

Ditch paper towels, eliminate toxins

Can you guess what the most stocked is onboard a yacht? Toilet paper, a critical item we just cannot run out of and therefore have plenty stored onboard.   But the second one is most likely paper …

Crew’s Mess: Sesame Ginger Beef Stir-Fry

Crew’s Mess: Sesame Ginger Beef Stir-Fry

Crew's Mess: by Capt. John Wampler One would think that stir-fry cooking dates back to China’s earliest history, but that’s not the case. Historians think that during the Han Dynasty (206 …

Eight builders honored at METS

Eight builders honored at METS

Eight winners were named at the fifth edition of the IBI-METStrade Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement, held in November at Amsterdam’s National Maritime Museum in association with …

Body found in waters at Bahia Mar Marina

A body was found floating in the water at Bahia Mar Marina in Ft. Lauderdale this morning at about 7:22 a.m. Fort Lauderdale Police Department responded to the call and found a deceased adult, white …

St. Augustine dredging begins

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Jacksonville has begun dredging operations within the St. Augustine Inlet Federal Channel. About 120,000 cubic yards of beach-quality sand will be dredged from the …

Crew Mess: Maple-Mustard Curry Chicken

Crew Mess: Maple-Mustard Curry Chicken

Crew Mess: by Capt. John Wampler The color of springtime is in the flowers; the color of winter is in the imagination. For me, the palate seems to enjoy the unique flavors of the seasons. When it …

Comments