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TransEurope Marinas
If your homeport belongs to the TransEurope Marinas network, you can cruise amongst 70 yacht harbours based across 9 countries, each offering an outstanding level of comfort and service. Your TransEurope Marinas membership will give you a 50% discount off berthing fees for up to 5 days in each destination.
Fuel Prices Around the World
Diesel prices by country using official data sources. Be aware however that prices are for roadside gas stations and not marinas, but it does help you see at a glance where you can make savings.

Yacht Transportation

Prior to making a commitment with any yacht transport company, it is recommended you do your research and carefully evaluate the terms of the contract. Some providers have ambiguous conditions and require upfront payments before a vessel is even confirmed on a particular route. In addition, the contract may state they have up to a year from the date of the contract to perform. Look for a user-friendly contract including a reasonable cancellation policy.

August 2015:Read this warning report from the US Federal Maritime Commission.

See cruisers' reports at the bottom of this page for reports on shipping and trucking your boat.

Peters & May: Global Marine Logistics
Unit 9, Goodwood Road , Eastleigh, Southampton, SO50 4NT , United Kingdom
Tel:+44 (0) 2380 480 500 Fax:+44 (0) 2380 480 400
Peters & May's success has been built on excellence and providing an unrivalled service over the decades. Today it's seen globally as one of the world's leading boat transport providers.

Able Boat Transport
218 E. Bearss Avenue , #329, Tampa, FL33613 , USA
Tel:+1 (813) 215-7690
Boat Transport and Yacht Moving Nationwide as well as International Boat Transport and Shipping.

Global Boat Shipping GmbH & Co. KG
Head Office , Hafenstraße 15 , 26789 Leer/Germany
Tel:+49 (0) 491 928 152 8
Uses fixed scheduled vessels of the big container liners. Destinations Middle and Far East, North and South America

Internationale Yacht-Transporte GmbH
Tel:+49 (0) 4321 90 97 98 Fax:+49 (0) 4321 90 97 96

MCL Transboat
Tel:0845 520 1900
Transport all makes of boats to every marina and port across Europe and its islands, by road and sea.

25 Anzac Street , Takapuna , 0622 Auckland
Tel:+64 (0) 9 489 6070 Fax:+64 (0) 9 489 6071

Premier Shipping & Packing Limited
9 Saltmakers House , Hamble Point Marina , Southampton SO31 4JD
Tel:+44 (0)1489 567599 Fax:+44 (0)1489 565588

Sevenstar Yacht Transport
Radarweg 36 , 1042 AA Amsterdam , Netherlands
Tel:+31 (0) 2044 88590 Fax:+31 (0) 2044 88596
Contact: Jan Maarten Boissevain. Own fleet of more than 100 independent carriers and ships on average 1,500 yachts each year through more than 100 ports in over 40 countries, up to 60 meters and 650 metric tons. Head office Amsterdam.

Transportes Takata
Guadalajara , Mexico
Tel:+52 (33) 3662-5667 Fax:+52 (33) 3616-1677
Transport 50' across Mexico, US, Canada, will quote for beyond. All trucks have GPS tracking.

uShip Boat Transport
uShip is an auction style marketplace where feedback rated boat transporters compete for your business.

Yacht Deliveries

Agar Yacht Deliveries
The Old Police House , Norville Lane , Cheddar, BS27 3HJ U.K.
Tel:+44(0)1934 744430 MOB +44(0)7771 780 467
Motor and Sailing Yacht Deliveries since 1995.

Alan Nebauer
Worldwide Yacht Delivery Service
Tel:+61 402443478
Circumnavigator, 25 yrs cruising, delivery and vessel project management, Master V, RYA MCA Yachtmaster OCEAN.

Bill Reilly - Broad Reach Yacht Services
Tel:+34 (0) 686-110-748
Deliveries, Releif Captain, Weather Routing, Tactics and Navigation and more.

Blueseas Yacht Services
1 Castle Ave , Wicklow , Ireland
Tel:00 353 863686679
Ivan Alcorn

Brendan Chandler Yacht Delivery
Tel:+44 770 4824715
Worldwide, specialise in longer ocean passages.

Captains For Hire
Connection site for yacht-boat owners with licensed and experienced captains.

Global Delivery Service
17271 Saturn Lane , Houston, TX 77058 , USA
Tel:832 541 7569 Fax:832 201 7347

Halcyon Yachts Ltd
42 Woodland Ave, Penryn, Cornwall, TR10 8PG.
Tel:+44 7966 537992
Professional Yacht Delivery with a personal touch.

Indigo Yacht Management
PO Box 51080, Waterfront , 8002 Cape Town , South Africa
Tel:+27 71 423 6966 Fax:+27 866 11 3565
Text "delivery' to +27 71 423 6966, and we will get back to you.

Pacific Yacht Deliveries
Tel:+64 (0) 9 4344066 / Mobile +64 (0) 2762 12214 Skype skipperchrisbone
Pacific and Worldwide yacht delivery service. Owner/skipper Chris Bone.

Peter Neaves
Tel:+61 (0)412 393 021
Delivery Skipper (Master V, Yachtmaster Instructor), available with crew. Australia or the World. Experienced, reliable and at competitive rates.

Professional Captain Services, Inc.
6574 N. State Rd. 7, #364 , Coconut Creek, FL. 33073
Tel:954-214-1729 Fax:360-937-7651
Opening hours: 24/7
Charter or delivery worldwide, specializing in North America, Bahamas & the Caribbean.

Professional Skipper Services
Tel:+49 173 65 78 002
A German company offering reliable and safe deliveries of yachts, world-wide.

Professional Yacht Deliveries Ltd.
157 Telegraph Road , Heswall , Wirral CH60 7SE, UK
Tel:+44 (0)151 3421001 Fax:+44 (0)151 3420369

Sea Skills
PO Box 410564 , San Francisco CA 94141 , USA
Tel:1-877-SEA-SKILLS, Cell: 415-902-8439

Smooth Passage Boat Delivery
Tel:(206) 818-9842
North and Central America, Pacific and Atlantic coasts.

The Yacht Delivery Company
Balsemienlaan 150 , 2555 RE Den Haag , The Netherlands
Tel:+31 70 359 6731 Fax:+31 6 2939 3762
Professional yacht delivery at a straightforward price.

The Yacht Delivery Team
Tel:+1 473 410-0241
Contact Denise. Worldwide deliveries by high mileage, long distance, experienced Skippers/Captains, plus Free tuition for you and your family/friends if you come along on the delivery.

Tom & John Gayford
Tel:+1 905 599 7475
A father and son yacht delivery team specializing in long passages. John Gayford is a SSCA member.

Yacht Deliveries NW
Seattle WA
Tel:(425) 802-1191
Power and sail yacht deliveries between Mexico and Kodiak Island Alaska, owner assisted passages, insurance proficiency training, new-to-your-boat orientation and instruction. USCG Master License, Near Coastal and Sail endorsement. Delivery resume and references on request.

Yacht Deliveries NW
Seattle WA
Tel:(425) 802-1191
Power and sail yacht deliveries between Mexico and Kodiak Island Alaska, owner assisted passages, insurance proficiency training, new-to-your-boat orientation and instruction. USCG Master License, Near Coastal and Sail endorsement. Delivery resume and references on request.

Yacht Delivery Skipper
57 Ferrybank, Arklow, Co. Wicklow, Ireland.
Tel:+353 (0)85 1656675
Professional. experienced yacht delivery skipper. UK, Ireland, Western Europe and the Atlantic.

Yacht Delivery by Trevor Vincett
Tel:0044-7970-208799 Fax:0044-1803-833757

Yacht Delivery with a Difference
This group of Dutch fully qualified boat captains have decided to dedicate their "off" season to helping other sailors. Provide yacht deliveries during the northern European winter at cost to boat owners in special circumstances (for example; difficult/dangerous passage, family death, illness, financial reasons etc.). Contact Michel Sarolea to discuss.

Marine Brokerage

Mega Yacht Solutions Ltd.
Head Office - Cider Cottage , Main Road, Wellow , Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, UK
Tel:+44 (0) 1983 223400 Fax:+44 (0) 2071 171603
Specialise in construction and management of mega yachts. Offices in UK, Italy and France.

Crewing Services

Boat Delivery & Crew Finding Service

Crew Exchange Site -
Free - dedicated both to passengers and skippers

Cruisers Forum
Has a crew available and crew wanted section.

Find a Crew™ - Worldwide

Free crew finding website (+8000 members). Offers crew wanted and boat wanted sections, paid and unpaid positions.

Hitchsail your Way from Novice to Pro
April 2016
Suzanne Van der Veeken has hitchsailed across the Atlantic twice. This article by Cruiser TV.

Latitude 38's Free Digital Crew Lists
For skippers and crew to facilitate free, recreational sailing. Either cruising off USA West coast, in the Baja Ha-Ha, or just for a pleasant day on the Bay.

Global on-line social networking site for people that are passionate about sailing: dating; friendship; crewing.

Ocean Crew Link
New Online Directory to connect Boat Owners with Offshore sailing crew. Run by WCC this website specialises purely in ocean sailing opportunities.

Offshore Passage Opportunities (OPO)
The #1 Crew Networking Service in North America. Membership required.

Onboard Online
This online magazine specialises in providing news and resources for yachting professionals as well as encompassing a business directory and a jobs board.

Pacific Yacht Deliveries
Offer a free crewing service (see yacht deliveries also).

Sailing Networks
Crew Finder Service

Stowaway Crew
A sailing community where members post crew/skipper wanted adverts, photos, blogs etc.


Warning for transport company "Seven Seas Yacht Transport"

Getting work done on your boat whilst long distance cruising: Cruisers Tips

How to Crew in the ARC

Warning Regarding the International Transport of Yachts

Yacht Transport from Asia to Turkey 2014: Our Experience

Australian Long Distance Cruisers: Useful Services that are hard to find

Tenaya's Journey from Thailand to Turkey by Ship

Shipping Your Boat - a Guide for transportation

Unknown Crew on passage? A word of warning...

Sevenstar Sailings this Autumn from the Med to the Caribbean

Overland trucking to avoid the Red Sea

Malaysia, Borneo: Acolade for a Marine Supplier

Sevenstar Yacht Transport strengthens their commitment in the West Coast, North American market.

Transport Experience with Seven Star - Maldives to Turkey

Yacht Transport from SE Asia to Med - Spring 2012

You, the shipyard and your insurance policy

Having Your Boat Painted in Fiji

How To Prepare Your Boat For A Safe Transport

Transporting A Yacht From South Pacific To Europe

Shipping to Caribbean via Tropical Shipping

Boat Swap Website
300 FREE one-year subscriptions on offer.
GetMyBoat - the Airbnb for boats
Boat rental app for Android and iOS. Type in city and country where you want to charter and maps show available boats in a 50 mile radius.
Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors
Useful list of members.
Super Yacht Global
A world-wide group of professional yacht agents.
Tips for Crewing Offshore
November 2014 , By Lee Cumberland, 59 North
Lee shares some things he has learnt about being a crew that will help you be more prepared, less annoying to the skipper and other crew, and hopefully get invited back.
USA: How to Safely Truck Your Boat Over the Road
November 2013
Thoroughly prepping your boat for crossing the asphalt ocean is just as important as preparing for offshore. This report by Cruising World Magazine and Boat US.
Yacht shipping versus yacht delivery under sail
Published June 2017.
The difference in price between yacht shipping and yacht delivery might be smaller than you think. Will Bruton reports for Yachting World Magazine.
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