Jako Hall is a skilled mariner who gained extensive experience in vessel operations, leadership, and management while serving as a naval officer for 13 years. After serving in the Combat Branch on multiple warships, Jako transitioned into the superyacht industry, following his passion for creating unique and exclusive experiences for high-net-worth clients. Sailing many oceans and remote destinations makes him uniquely qualified to handle any challenging maritime situation.
Mr. Hall can navigate the administrative systems to ensure smooth and efficient operations as a leader with a proven track record of managing multi-million euro projects under pressure. Jako has an eye for detail and can effectively identify areas of improvement while training, motivating, leading, and managing crews in high-stress situations. The key to safe vessel operations is having clear SOPs which are consistently enforced.
Jako completed Maritime Studies at the University of Technology in Cape Town in 2007 and completed a Certificate in Project Management from the University of Stellenbosch and a Master of Superyachts (<3000T) through the Marine and Coastguard Agency (MCA) in 2013.
Besides his passion for operating sea vessels in remote places, Jako Hall pursues other adventures during his free time. He’s climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, completed two marathons, and a half-ironman. Jako also enjoys traveling, exploring, hiking, and spending time with his family.
Maritime Studies – University of Technology – Cape Town
Certificate in Project Management – University of Stellenbosch
Master of Superyachts (<3000T)
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