All of our skippers are at least RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Offshore with at least 15,000NM logged. We also use RYA/MCA Yachtmaster qualified 1st Mates, and all our crew are at least RYA Competent Crew.
We always liaise closely with our clients to make sure that we understand their needs; offering additional services such as Vessel Tracking and a ‘Delivery Completion Vessel Condition Report’ as standard, for your complete peace of mind. Owners are always welcome on our deliveries!
A standard delivery may look something like this:
Skipper and Crew (including at least two qualified RYA/MCA Yachtmasters) confirmed for passage.
Liaison between Yacht Deliveries and owner to confirm boat is ready for sea, and if not what steps need to be taken
Weather window confirmed
Skipper and crew arrive at vessel. Full inventory performed (where possible) including check of safety equipment, including flares and liferaft in date, spare navigation equipment / VHFs on board, correct charts, radar reflectors etc.
Skipper, crew and vessel depart and make best possible passage keeping a detailed and regularly updated log.
Vessel’s position is relayed to owner by use of our Marine Track software, allowing the owner to see the position of their vessel through our website polling system.
Vessel arrives at destination. Thorough valet of vessel (all surfaces inside cleaned and polished, head linings cleaned, windows polished, deck and top-sides washed, stainless steel polished).
Skipper and crew depart vessel.
Full ‘Delivery Completion Vessel Condition Report’ delivered to owner, including copy of log book, and any recommendations from the skipper.