Scott Wightman

EXPERIENCE

Scott has been involved in the construction of some of the most beautiful and well known super yachts in the industry. Having started in Yacht Construction as a Project Engineer, over the last 22 years he has progressed through all different sectors of yacht construction into the position of Project Manager for the last 5 builds. In total Scott has been closely involved with the marine industry for over 27 years.

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HISTORY

Prior to being involved with ship construction, Scott was Chief Engineer on various vessel. Starting as a 2nd engineer, he quickly moved through the ranks and gained his Class 1 Chief Engineer Yacht license and also held the position of 1st Engineer Machinery on the 126m MY Octopus. This technical experience of having worked and sailed on a yacht and understanding the operation and maintenance, is a critical aspect when building ships for clients.

Scott's extremely strong engineering background comes from working for marine engine manufacturers MTU and Detroit Diesel for 11years where he started as an apprentice diesel mechanic specializing in marine work. Scott also studied mechanical engineering and progressed from apprentice through to Branch Manager for MTU/Detroit Diesel at a location that supported the largest marine fleet in Australia.

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YACHT BUILD PROJECTS

Below is a list of yachts that Scott has been involved with the construction of in various positions. From Build Engineer to Project Manager.

Projects in Design : +100m Expedition Vessel

                              :    98m Expedition Vessel

Current Project: 70m Nobiskrug 2021 Delivery

Refit - Commercial Vessel

​MY Ester III - 66m Lürssen

MY Rochade - 47m Delta (Composite)

MY Solemates - 60m Lürssen

Project KatieSue 1 - 60m Lürssen

MY Oasis - 59m Lürssen

MY Octopus - 126m Lürssen

MY Lady Marina - 64m Feadship

MY Southern Cross II - 110ft Lloyds - Refit (Composite)

*Plus many other surveys, consultation and client support in the marine industry