Co-founder Ocean Saviour
Richard is CEO of the hugely successful TheYachtMarket.com, which he co-founded with Simon White. He also supervises the business operations of TheYachtMarket.com and Roberts White Creative , enhancing both companies national and international status and elevating its standards of service and quality. Richard is also a committee member of British Marine Sailing.
Prior to creating TheYachtMarket in Southampton, Richard served as Managing Director of JARA International, the award-winning architectural firm based in Birmingham and in the South Coast, UK and working with associates SOSH Architects in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
Richard has always been fascinated by water and has witnessed the gradual decimation of our seas through his passion for scuba diving.
Interior Designer; Marine Specialist
Ricky Smith Designs has created luxury interiors for many luxury yachts and worked on superyacht interiors in USA, China, Australia, and New Zealand. He designed interiors of 2 "Ulysses" projects directly with the owners and has created interior fit out systems which were applied to many interiors projects in Australia Europe and USA. The interiors of Ocean Saviour accommodations are light filled, spacious and utilitarian. The vast main deck is a dedicated commercial recycling facility with the upper 2 levels being dedicated to crew and volunteers.