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Profile of registrant

Superyacht Builders Assocation

Identification number in the register: 40701134197-39
Registration date: 17/09/10 16:26:32

The information on this organisation was last modified on 21/08/14 10:05:47
The date of the last annual update was 21/08/14 10:05:47

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Superyacht Builders Assocation
Acronym: SYBAss
Legal status: Association
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Theo J. Hooning
Position: Secretary General

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Theo J. Hooning
Position: Secretary General

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 34 Quai Jean-Charles Rey 
P.O. box: -
Monaco 98000
Telephone number: (+377) 93304800
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: Dutch office:
Cyclotronweg 1
2629 HN Delft
The Netherlands
Phone: +31 15 2514038
Fax: +31 15 2514039

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The Superyacht Builders Association(SYBAss)unites the world’s leading superyacht builders. We emphasise the unique values these companies offer owners and their business environment, and enhance cooperation between the yards.

To reflect our areas of common interest, SYBAss activities focus on:

•Cooperating with the authorities to ensure regulation takes into account the specific nature and challenges of the yachting industry. SYBAss maintains close relationships with regulators and participates in relevant working groups and subcommittees.
•Professionalism that matches the needs of today’s superyacht industry. SYBAss plays an active role in raising the standards of processes and structures in a way that reflects the highly sophisticated products built by our members.
•Facilitating communication between our members and superyacht owners via carefully targeted promotion. SYBAss also constantly strives to improve the way yards are showcased at the leading boat shows and other key events.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 0.2
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

The economic impact of the superyacht industry on the European economy.
Technical regulation concerning superyachts.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Competition
  • Enterprise
  • Taxation
  • Transport


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 3,000 €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.