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Art on Superyachts

ABOUT THE COURSE

Successfully caring for prestigious objects presents interior crew with unique challenges. Equip yourself with the knowledge and practical skills to care for art collections and luxury design on board superyachts.

This course will give you up to date practices in arts management as well as on a yacht. Topics covered will include an art history and art market overview, environmental considerations, handling and transport, plus important legal export issues with art in international waters. You will be introduced to art as a fundamental feature of the luxury sector and will gain insights into its rich and diverse nature.

 

COURSE STRUCTURE

The course consists of 12 modules. All students are required to successfully complete and pass the module assignments. Diploma students will also be required to sit and pass a final examination.

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“I’m just pleased to have found this school. After working on mega yachts for 13 years and to find myself stuck in a rut, to only find so many options and directions to choose from without leaving my passion for boats and sea completely behind.”

Lisa Dijkshoorn.


WHO’S THE COURSE SUITABLE FOR?

The course is fundamentally aimed at those:

Wanting to work in this area

Wanting to increase their knowledge and responsibility in this area

Working in conjunction with this area and require a good working knowledge or it

A good working knowledge of the industry is of an obvious benefit, but not essential.

This Course has 12 modules

Meet the Course Director

Pandora Mather-Lees

Director of Pandora Art Services

Pandora Mather-Lees is an art historian with over 20 years’ experience in the commercial art sector working with galleries, museums, auctions houses, art-related platforms, logistics, education and a range of professional art organisations and is Director of Pandora Art Services consultancy.

As Head of Commercial Development with Hedley’s Private Client Logistics, Pandora established their art division. Working down in the South of France, she realised that significant risk was taking place moving art from yachts around the world. It was then she decided to create a course to educate the superyacht industry in relevant art matters.

She has been training the stewardess community and superyacht industry through workshops, courses, one to one training and lectures since 2017. Throughout this time she has gained knowledge of the hazards besetting crew who are burdened with the responsibility of major art collections.

If you would like to complete this course as a Classroom based course, click here for more information

On Passing the Diploma you will receive this icon – please use on your business cards, LinkedIn profiles and websites.

You can also use these letters after your name:
MTA Dip AOS

Supported by:

Keystone Law
Global HR & Payroll Expertise (CESG)
British Marine
Sturge
RINA
PYA - The Professional Yachting Association
Ocean Independence
MYBA - The Worldwide Yachting Association
Marine Society
Lead Yacht Underwriters Limited
IASA - The International Association of Ship Repair Agents