Project Management


SAGA Cruises - Spirit of Discovery

Dave worked along side his colleagues at Creative Project Design in Southampton to act as the owner's representative for the first new build undertaken by SAGA in the company's history. 

Initial Consultation

January 2017
Dave was brought on board through Creative Project Design to act as the owners representative for SAGA. Working alongside Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. 

Ship Specification

February 2017
The specification of the new build was drawn up, evaluated and refined to create the best possible product for SAGA in terms of cost benefit and future proofing. 

The Build

2017 - 2018
Throughout the build, Dave advised on all areas of the entertainment systems of the ship, including a ship wide fibre networking backbone, sound, lighting, video, broadcast systems, background music integration, Q-Sys and DANTE® networking. 

Personnel Consultation

January 2019
With considerable experience in entertainment personnel management, Dave liaised with SAGA to accurately predict the requirements for staffing a new vessel. This included working along side the shoreside Entertainment Management team, Hotel Managers and key SMT members. 

The Launch

July 2019
Having been named by Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall, Spirit of Discovery sailed on her maiden voyage in July 2019.

For marine based consultancy, Dave is proud to work with Creative Project Design, Southampton.
Please feel free to contact him through the below email address for a more in depth discussion of your needs

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