Richie Blake is the Director of Döhle Yachts Technical Services, a fully independent and integrated Yacht Manager and Service Provider. Richie and the Döhle Yachts team are recognised for their approach to yachting providing support and assistance in a professional and discrete way rather than trying to control or duplicate effort. Richie Blake is a Chartered Engineer and Member of the IMarEST as well as representing Döhle yachts on the Cayman Islands Shipowner’s Advisory Council Yacht Committee. After serving at sea he joined Lloyds Register where he served in Italy France and Japan standing by the construction of large passenger ships and moved to the Cayman Islands Shipping Registry in 2006 from Carnival Corporate Shipbuilding. Whilst at the CISR Richie served as Deputy Director responsible for safety, survey and inspection issues and helped develop the Passenger Yacht Code (PYC) whilst surveying and certifying the first yachts designed and built to the Code. He was also heavily involved with the development of the third edition of the Large Yacht Code and the implementation of the Maritime Labour Convention.