Mikko Vaisanen is a Finnish Master Mariner with a maritime MBA and over 20 years of seafaring experience. He made the move over to superyachts in 2000 and has since worked on some of the worlds largest and most prestigious yachts such as MY Lady Moura, MY Ecstasea, and recently completed five years as Master of the iconic MY Pelorus.

Mikko is currently the project manager and build captain for a 130+ meter superyacht and spends the week in Germany and weekends back in the South of France.

Having gained valuable experience with complicated yacht transactions, Mikko now takes on an owners representative role in large yacht purchases or new build projects of up to 150 meters.

Through Mikko, TUV Consulting can offer you independent and transparent advice in terms of yacht purchasing or new build planning with the security of working within flexible non-disclosure agreements agreed by both parties.


  • Master Mariner with a maritime MBA
  • 15 years as a superyacht Captain
  • Project manager for leading superyacht shipyard


  • Consultancy
  • Superyacht operations
  • Yacht purchasing structures


  • English
  • Finnish


  • France, Germany