BGYB Our offices  & team

Our offices & team

The BGYB team is made up of experienced and reputable yachtsmen who are able to provide the best service for our clientele. In this vision, we have developed a global network of offices scattered internationally.

Our offices

This map enables you to view our office worldwide. From Paris to Moscow and Auckland, find the right BGYB professional who will know how to assist you.

BGYB's team

BGYB has a team of expert professionals who can assist the owner, buyer, charterer throughout their project. You will find below the contact details of each BGYB team member with a brief profile specifying their professional backgroung and respective field of expertise.

  • Montpellier
    BGYB Bernard GALLAY

    Bernard GALLAY

    CEO

    Phone 1 : +33 (0)6 86 67 80 24
    Phone 2 : +33 (0) 467 66 39 93
    Mail : bernard.gallay@bernard-gallay.com
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    Bernard Gallay created the company in 1994, and has been a MYBA member since 1996. He is also an experienced skipper: his sailing career saw him participate in two Vendée Globes (1992 & 2000), a fine total of 14 races or transatlantic crossings, as well as the America’s Cup. Since 2002, he has been concentrating on his company and his profession as a yacht broker and CEO.

  • BGYB Nicolas MARCHAND

    Nicolas MARCHAND

    Sales Manager & Broker

    Phone 1 : +33 (0)6 83 47 01 96
    Phone 2 : +33 (0) 467 66 39 93
    Mail : nicolas.marchand@bernard-gallay.com
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    Nicolas Marchand, Sales director at BGYB, is also an experienced broker and a yacht manager. A seasoned sailor, Nicolas has participated in the mini transat, the Transat Jacques-Vabres, the record for the Mediterranean crossing and continues to sail on all types of yachts from Multihull to Wally. His experience as a sailor combined with these skills in the fields of technical and commercial yacht management allows him to offer sound advice on any type of project. In addition to these brokerage activities, he teaches at the University of Cannes and Toulon to train future managers in the yachting industry.

  • BGYB Lisa SPILLER

    Lisa SPILLER

    Charter Manager

    Phone 1 : +33(0)6 33 42 45 09
    Phone 2 : +33 (0)467 66 39 93
    Mail : lisa.spiller@bernard-gallay.com
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    Lisa Spiller practically grew up with yachts by her side. Her passion for yachting and sailing came from her father, a marine carpenter by trade & founder of the Switch shipyard. As a Masters graduate in International Business, Lisa has made a passion into a career by creating the charter department at BGYB in 2007. Lisa is both an individual member of MYBA as well as a member in association with BGYB since 2011. She continues to take part in regattas such as the Voiles de Saint Tropez and her significant sailing experiences include: Rolex Middle Sea Race, transatlantic, transpacific (Galápagos - Marquesas), etc.

  • BGYB Audrey LUCAS

    Audrey LUCAS

    Marketing Assistant

    Phone 1 : +33 (0)467 66 39 93
    Phone 2 : +33 (0)467 66 39 93
    Mail : audrey.lucas@bernard-gallay.com
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    Graduate of a Master’s degree from Montpellier Business School, Audrey started to work for BGYB in 2018. Previously Audrey gained 3 years of experience as an Events Marketing and Sales Assistant and one year working and living in New Zealand. She manages the listings, specifications and viewings as well as the marketing of yachts.

  • BGYB Bruno GALLIEN

    Bruno GALLIEN

    Broker

    Phone 1 : +33 (0)6 82 11 96 00
    Phone 2 : +33 (0)467 66 39 93
    Mail : bruno.gallien@bernard-gallay.com
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    A passionate sailor, Bruno has been a yacht broker with BGYB since 1999. With more than 20 years’ worth of knowledge about the industry, including a particular expertise on the South of France market, Bruno’s role is within the sales department at BGYB. He is also a skipper and yacht manager of sailing and motor yachts up to 25 meters.

  • BGYB Katherine CLEARY

    Katherine CLEARY

    Charter Assistant

    Phone 1 : +33 (0)467 66 39 93
    Phone 2 : +33 (0)467 66 39 93
    Mail : charter@bernard-gallay.com
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    Studying Spanish and French at the University of Cambridge in the UK, Katherine began working at BGYB as charter assistant in July 2020. She is responsible for responding to charter requests, managing the yachts listed on our partner sites and producing marketing materials for the BGYB charter fleet.

  • BGYB Lola GARNIER

    Lola GARNIER

    Sales Assistant

    Phone 1 : +33 (0)467 66 39 93
    Phone 2 : +33 (0)467 66 39 93
    Mail : assistant@bernard-gallay.com
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    A 3rd year Bachelor student studying International Business Administration in Montpellier, Lola joined the team in September 2020. Lola has been sailing since she was 8 years old in various capacities, both competitively and for leisure. In addition to this, she is well acquainted with the world of sailing due to the fact that part of her family works for professional skippers. Lola works within the sales department, where she is responsible for handling incoming requests and for producing marketing materials for the BGYB sales fleet. She also takes care of listing the yachts on our partner sites. 

  • Hong-Kong
    BGYB Thierry BAROT

    Thierry BAROT

    Broker & Project Manager

    Phone 1 : +852 9549 5135
    Phone 2 : +33 (0)467 66 39 93
    Mail : asia@bernard-gallay.com
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    Thierry Barot relocated to Hong Kong in 1997. His sailing past began in 1986 with his participation in the America’s cup. He has been BGYB’s Asia representative since 2008, occasionally acting as Sales broker and project manager for yacht construction and refit projects.

  • Paris
    BGYB François BOUCHER

    François BOUCHER

    Broker & Project Manager

    Phone 1 : +33 (0)6 82 83 19 21
    Phone 2 : +33 (0)467 66 39 93
    Mail : paris@bernard-gallay.com
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    François Boucher is a successful former sailor who has participated in events such as the 1975 Clipper Race (race around the world) and the Two Ton Cup in 1979. He has more than 45 Atlantic Crossing under his belt, participated in Two Routes du Rhum, as well as, the Ostar and Twostar. He has beaten the transatlantic record and won the Calais Round Britain Race. Since 2008 François has taken on many tasks as a project manager in yacht construction and as a yacht broker with BGYB.

  • BGYB Youri LOOF

    Youri LOOF

    Broker

    Phone 1 : +33 (0)6 88 96 11 50
    Phone 2 : +33 (0)467 66 39 93
    Mail : youri.loof@bernard-gallay.com
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    Sales and charter broker with BGYB since 2014. Passionate about sailing since his childhood, Youri moved into the yachting world as deckhand, promoted to First Mate and then established himself as Captain aboard some of the most prestigious sailing yachts from 60 to 180ft, both cruising around the world and on the racing circuit in different inshore and offshore events such as the Maxi World Cup, Voiles de St Tropez and St Barth, Middle Sea Race and Superyacht Cups.

  • Auckland
    BGYB Guillaume GOSSE

    Guillaume GOSSE

    Broker

    Phone 1 : +64 221 83 46 90
    Phone 2 : +64 221 83 46 90
    Mail : auckland@bernard-gallay.com
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    Guillaume Gosse is based in Auckland, New Zealand. From sailing, managing and maritime surveying, he has a long history in the Merchant Marines and the yachting industry. Guillaume and BGYB’s relationship dates back to the 2010’s when the two parties successfully collaborated on projects in the Mediterranean. Since 2019, Guillaume represents BGYB for New Zealand and Australia, allowing us to offer a full brokerage service in this corner of the globe.

  • La Ciotat
    BGYB Stéphane DELLA

    Stéphane DELLA

    Broker & Project Manager

    Phone 1 : +33 (0)6 82 79 08 61
    Phone 2 : +33 (0)467 66 39 93
    Mail : stephane.della@bernard-gallay.com
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    Stéphane Della has much experience. He has been a broker at BGYB since 2009. As a Project Manager in Construction and Refit Stéphane has worked with several shipyards including: Composites Works, Monaco Marine, XBLUE, Sunrise Yachts, Alia Yachts (Turkey).

    Stéphane Della is also "Shore team manager" (responsible for the sailing team of various yachts): Alinghi (America's cup 2003), Votre Nom Autour du monde (Vendée Globe 2012), Maxi one design, AREVA (America's cup 2007)

  • Suisse
    BGYB Patricia JACQUOD

    Patricia JACQUOD

    Sales Assistant

    Phone 1 : +41 76 340 37 57
    Phone 2 : +33 (0)467 66 39 93
    Mail : switzerland@bernard-gallay.com
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    A former flight attendant for a Swiss airline company, Patricia has a degree in business, is multilingual (French, German, English, Italian) and has worked for more than 20 years in tourism, travel and hospitality. At SCHMIDT YACHTING, Patricia manages customer relations and communication for the Swiss and international yacht market.

  • Russie
    BGYB Oscar KONYUKHOV

    Oscar KONYUKHOV

    Broker & Project Manager

    Phone 1 : +7 910 477 09 70
    Phone 2 : +33 (0)467 66 39 93
    Mail : russia@bernard-gallay.com
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    Oscar Konyukhov, son of the celebrated Russian explorer Fyodor Konyukhov, is BGYB’s Moscow representative, connecting BGYB with clients across Russia since 2007. His previous sailing career included 5 transatlantic crossings, notably aboard an Open 60, Open 85 and a 100ft catamaran.

  • Italie
    BGYB Andrea CARACCI

    Andrea CARACCI

    BGYB Representative

    Phone 1 : +39 335 763 90 77
    Phone 2 : ++3 (0)467 66 39 93
    Mail : andrea.caracci@bernard-gallay.com
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    Andrea Caracci is a seasoned racer. He is highly sought-after on the regatta circuit having participated in, among other events, two Transatlantic 6.50s. He has been a engineering specialist and consultant at BGYB since 2014.

  • Monaco
    BGYB Philippe MONNET

    Philippe MONNET

    Project Manager

    Phone 1 : +33 609 01 97 84
    Phone 2 : +33 (0)467 66 39 93
    Mail : monaco@bernard-gallay.com
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    Philippe Monnet is an experienced sailor, he has 4 records to his name in solo sailing, the most recent being Le Tour du Monde à l'envers, by monohull against winds and currents (2000). Bringing his great knowledge and expertise of yachts, Philippe Monnet has been a consultant at BGYB since 2008.

  • San Francisco
    BGYB Sylvain BARIELLE

    Sylvain BARIELLE

    BGYB Representative

    Phone 1 : +1 510 872 6894
    Phone 2 : +33(0)467 66 39 93
    Mail : california@bernard-gallay.com
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    Sylvain Barielle is an accomplished sailor with over 25 years of experience in the manufacture of sails ; he raced in five America's Cups, competed in several Admirals’ Cup regattas and on the International Match Racing Circuit. His wide-ranging experience includes racing and cruising all types of boats from dinghies to maxi-boats to super yachts.  He is the official representative of BGYB in America.

  • Palma de Majorque
    BGYB Morgane CANDLOT

    Morgane CANDLOT

    BGYB Representative

    Phone 1 : +34 619 05 64 19
    Phone 2 :
    Mail : palma@bernard-gallay.com
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    Morgane is the BGYB Representative in Palma de Mallorca. After studying  International Management for 4 years, she became Yacht Agent in 2015.

  • BGYB Romain MOUCHEL

    Romain MOUCHEL

    Broker

    Phone 1 : +34 657 073 399
    Phone 2 : +33 6 67 78 26 38
    Mail : romain.mouchel@bernard-gallay.com
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    Romain joined BGYB team in the beginning of 2020. With a consistent experience as yacht captain, Romain is also a pro race crew on sailing yachts from 21ft to 120ft.

  • Nouméa
    BGYB Laurent PAGES

    Laurent PAGES

    Broker & Project Manager

    Phone 1 : +33 (0)608 040 028
    Phone 2 : +33 (0)467 663 993
    Mail : laurent.pages@bernard-gallay.com
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    Laurent Pagès is a professional sailor competing internationally inshore series and offshore races for 25 years. Afterguard specialist and helmsman, his background goes from dinghy racing to Superyachts, Match Racing to TP52, long range cruising to successful Volvo Ocean Race campaigns (3 podiums including a victory).

    At the same time, he developed some extensive technical skills, thanks to various collaborations with some of the most prestigious yacht designer and engineering offices en route to multiple success.

    For several years now, he is also project managing, from yacht conception to building process and organize sailing programs.

    From La Rochelle and based in New Caledonia, his mobility for action and enthousiasm allow him to represent BGYB in both hemispheres.