Our services

Physical security

Our staff have a multitude of skills, from mountain leaders and jungle expedition guides to dive masters, medical instructors and personal trainers, with skills tailored to enhance crews or guests on board.

Cyber Security

We aim to take the in-house knowledge and expertise of PGI Cyber, in conjunction with our knowledge of the superyacht industry to provide a unique, client focused security solution.

Journey Risk Mitigation

We follow established risk management methods aligned to ISO 31000 risk management standard to save time and expense, facilitate clear communication of risks and to ensure a thorough, auditable approach.

Who we are

Halcyon Superyacht Security is the bespoke Superyacht Security division of PGI Group. The PGI Group is made up of a number of companies which all have separate but complimentary skills. Having worked closely with numerous Superyacht Captains, owners and management companies in recent years, PGI Group came to the decision to create a dedicated Superyacht division.


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What we do

Halcyon Superyacht Security aims to take the in-house knowledge and expertise of PVI, in conjunction with our knowledge of the superyacht industry, to provide a unique, client focused security solution offering Maritime Security, Security Assessments and Audits and Physical Security Training.


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Planning a trip? Superyacht Security and Negotiating the Suez Canal and HRA

For those of you looking to get out on the water we have put together an information piece on negotiating the Suez Canal and Indian Ocean from a Superyacht Security perspective.. Choosing a route across an ocean can be highly personal. Cruising seems to be so much about preparation that it can be easy to miss the adventure of simply setting sail and seeing where life takes you. Here at Halcyon we are happy to help you with your planning and will endeavor to answer any of your questions however big or small. You can contact us here, on the Superyacht Captains Forum, via our website or email us at the Halcyon office contact. To read the report click here […]

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Weekly Maritime Security Report

Somalia: President Erdogan says Mogadishu invited Ankara to explore oil in its seas 20 January Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said that Somalia invited Turkey to explore for oil in its seas after Ankara signed a maritime agreement with Libya in 2019. Erdogan said Turkey would take steps in line with the Somali invitation but did not elaborate further. Turkey has been a major source of aid to Somalia following a famine in 2011, but the statement comes two days after a suicide car bombing targeted Turkish contractors near Mogadishu. Malaysia: Armed attackers kidnap 5 from fishing vessel off Sabah 16 January An underway Malaysia-flagged fishing vessel was attacked by six armed persons wearing dark clothing and masks in a grey-coloured […]

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Weekly Maritime Security Report

    UK/Straits of Hormuz: British Royal Navy increase escort capability for British shipping in Straits of Hormuz 10 January The British Royal Navy will increase the complement of Royal Navy vessels to escort British-flagged commercial ships sailing through the Strait of Hormuz amid escalating tensions in the region. The Royal Navy previously escorted British ships in the area between July and November 2019, after the seizure of a British vessel by Iran. The decision comes following the increase in tensions between Iran and the US (and her allies).   Analysis:¬†Following the response by Iran to the US airstrike killing a senior Iranian General, tensions in the Straits of Hormuz will increase significantly with the risk of sympathetic, proxy or […]

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