Ben Young, Yacht Management - Golfe-Juan N&J

Ben Young

Founder & Director of Yacht Management

My Present
Hey there, I'm Ben Young and I'm the Founder and Director of SYM SuperYacht Management. It's been an amazing journey starting from a spare bedroom and growing to work with an awesome team at SYM, our clients and captains, and the Northrop & Johnson team. We're always excited to serve our lovely clients and work with a fun group of people.

My Past
I left the UK in '94 and fell in love with skiing during my first ski season in Val D’isere. I started as a deckhand and worked my way up to becoming a Captain before starting one of the first yacht management companies. I love sailing and have recently gotten into wing-foiling.

My future
As for the future, I'm super excited to see how far we can take Yacht Management! The possibilities are endless, and I'm eager to explore every single one of them. With a passionate and dedicated team by my side, we're ready to embark on new adventures, set sail towards uncharted territories and elevate our services to even greater heights.

My Outside-office Life
When I'm not working, I'm usually skiing, cycling, wing-foiling, sailing, hiking, traveling or spending time with family and friends.

Fast Facts
I was awarded an MBE after setting up and running a charity called Cogs 4 Cancer, where we raised over €1 Million for charity.
I had the honor of being Captain for HM Queen Elizabeth II
I was once attacked by pirates off Yemen

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