Cofrance SARL (ScanMarine TM)
Cofrance SARL (ScanMarine TM) was established in the South of France in the scenic Mediterranean city of Nice. Cofrance SARL has since become a leading player in the yacht brokerage market for Russian speaking clients chartering boats in Monaco, France and Mediterranean area. Our principal corporate mission is to provide world-class sale and purchase (S&P) support for super yachts, yachts and private boats. This dedicated support is tailored to each client’s needs and specific requirements. Additionally, Cofrance SARL provides support and provisioning for super yachts, yachts and private boats.
Dr. Vitaly Arkhangelskiy, whose background encompasses port management, shipping and marine insurance, has over 20 years of experience in Russia and in Europe. Our office is located in the historical center of Nice, just behind the famous Negresco Hotel.
Our in-house insurance and financial brokerage is regulated by the French Organisme pour le Registre des Intermédiaires en Assurance (ORIAS). The ORIAS registration number is 14005763.
Our yachting business is ISO 9000 certified and in our daily operations we use best practices, coupled with a rigorous application of total quality management (TQM). Our major sale and purchase transactions are done through major London-based or Paris-based legal companies, using their clients’ accounts.
Our considerable experience in comprehensive yacht service ensures that we can provide a complete, turnkey service. We have access to the best in the industry worldwide, thus giving our customers client-specific advice and support, whatever their requirements. Cofrance SARL is a member of major international yacht and professional associations: PYA (Professional Yachting Association), YBAA (The Yacht Brokers Association of America, Inc.), ECPY (The Europeen committee for professional yachting). We are key Russian speaking players in yearly industry exhibitions, particularly in Monaco, Paris, Cannes and Genoa.
Our Professional Liability is insured based on major international industry requirements. Our daily business practices are based on standard industry contracts. We are stedily improving and expanding our operation. Our goal is to implement MYBA e-contract in 2017. Client funds are kept in dedicated client accounts with the CIC Bank in France and are managed by Chartered Accountant Company CERES in France.
Cofrance SARL complies with the Statutes and Internal Rules and Regulations of major intenrational yachting association, in particular with rules concerning tax, social security clearance, and absence of criminal record. As an additional service, we offer our clients aviation charter broker service (www.aviav.ru).
Cofrance collaborates with yachting companies in Russia and CIS as business producers. Long lasting partnership relations with them is one of our major assets. Our heritage is our knowledge and experience on how to do business with Russian speaking clients in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Belorussia, Azerbaijan, etc. This corporate know-how is based on our European values, anti-money laundering control and modern KYC procedures which includes sanction list control.
In conclusion, Cofrance SARL (ScanMarine TM) is your reliable English and Russian speaking partner in the sunny, friendly French Riviera and Monaco region. We are also well represented and active in social media (see websites below).