Image forViking are attending Antigua Charter Yacht Show 2016

Nelson’s Dockyard Marina in English Harbour & Falmouth Harbour will be hosting the 55th Antigua Charter Yacht Show. This years show has been extended to cover 6 days from Sunday 4th December to Saturday 10th December. This year all registered yachts will remain on the dock throughout the full 5 viewing days. The additional day is 'Day Sail' day, offering management companies an opportunity to invite visiting brokers to experience a 'micro-charter'.

Viking Recruitment and The Maritime Skills Academy will be present with Paul Rutterford and James Scott attending.

Looking ahead to the show, Viking’s General Manager, Paul Rutterford said, “The Antigua Yacht Show is the perfect opportunity for us to meet a great number of Captains and Crew in an informal, but well attended yacht show. For us, we can discuss face-to-face the portfolio of services that Viking and The Maritime Skills Academy has to offer to the Super yacht industry.”

Paul and James will be on hand to meet with existing and new clients as well as discuss opportunities for all crew members.

Whether you are looking for a full Crew Management Package or a bespoke combination to meet your requirements, Viking is able to assist and to provide the following:

  • Full Yacht Recruitment
  • Global Employment & Payroll,
  • STCW, Statutory & Professional Training (MSA)
  • Full Flight & Travel Management
  • Complete Crew Administration

Viking is also POEA registered for Filipino Seafarers and flag state approved MLC certificated.

Paul and James are also looking forward to showcasing The Maritime Skills Academy. James added, “This year we have a larger range of services to discuss with the opening of the Maritime Skills Academy’s new Marine Survival Complex and Lifeboat Training Centre in Dover.”

To add, our newly announced partnership with MAST Consultancy in delivering MCA accredited Helideck Safety Training courses is another addition to our growing portfolio of training courses. These include MCA accredited courses in Helideck Procedures and Emergency Response, Helicopter Landing Officer and Helicopter Refuelling and Aviation Awareness.

James Scott, Viking’s Yacht Operations Manager is delighted to be attending for the third time, “It is great to be returning to the Antigua Charter Yacht Show. It has been proven to be a very worthwhile place for us to discuss our services with Crew, Yacht Management and Charter companies as well as general service providers to the yacht industries.”

To arrange a face-to-face meeting in Antigua please email Paul at or James at

Alternatively, feel free to stop them as they walk by during the show!

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