Yacht Services by Professional Yachtsmen
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Nov.-Dec. 2019, Yacht Delivery / coaching Algarve (Portugal) – Germany (Kiel) : 46ft yacht, 1.800 miles
“It was a rough ride, late in the year. But you helped me, and I am satisfied with your work!”
October 2019, yacht delivery / coaching Ijsselmeer-Greifswald: 46ft yacht, 350 miles
“Thank you very much for helping us with the transfer of our new yacht, everything went well and was fun!”
October 2019, Yacht Transfer / Coaching Biscay: 44ft Norseman, Brest – Baiona 420 miles
“Stefan took us safely across the Bay of Biscay and we learned a lot, we are very satisfied!”
Danielle and Hendrik, owner
August 2019, Yacht Delivery Transatlantic: Catana 431, 3.500 Nautical Miles
“The trip, as it was and was driven was a coherent, round thing that could not have done better! “
Don Azor, Captain and Crewmember
June 2019, assisted delivery: Lagoon 50: Bordeaux – Barcelona
“Thank you for the assistance in the delivery of our new Lagoon 50 by your skipper. Everything went off professionally and smoothly! ”
June 2019, yacht delivery motor yacht: 18m Algarve – Le Havre, 1,100 miles
“I thank you all again for the perfect execution of the job. It was a good experience we have made with you, even if you here and there probably understated what happened to save our nerves. I assume, that this trip was a challenge for you, but perhaps also brought you further.
Thank you once again and with kind regards
Kurt Fenner, Basel
June 2019, assisted yacht delivery: Saare 46: Germany – A Coruña
“It was a pleasure to sail our brand new Saare 46 with you from Brunsbüttel to A Coruna. Your trip planning has brought us well through all weather conditions. Your experience and your careful handling of the ship has provided security to everyone on board. Not least, the mood on board was always relaxed and enjoyable; We would like to thank you for this valuable and pleasant support.”
The owner couple
July 2019, Yacht Delivery Motoryacht: 17m Kiel – Gdansk, 300 Miles
“Great work! Thank you for delivering the Motoryacht in time with your crew.
Dave Starkey, Seven Star Yacht Transport, UK
May 2019, yacht delivery: sailing yacht: Etap 28: Plymouth-Baltic Sea, 600 miles
“Thank you very much for your company from Plymouth to the Baltic Sea.” I learned a lot from you about the handling of the boat. The advice to replace the cooling water pump saved us a lot. Last but not least, it was a very nice experience to be with you in the Channel and on the North Sea.
Birgit from Hamburg
April 2019: Individual Training/Yacht Delivery: Orust (Sweden) – Lübeck (Germany), Baltic Sea, Najad 38
“Thanks for your competent support and patience!”
Stephanie and Christian W, Lübeck.
April 2019: Individual Yacht Delivery: Split (Croatia) – Koper (Slovenia), Adriatic Sea, Jeanneau 36
“Thank you so much for your dedication and your professionalism!”
Klaus M., Munich.
September 2018: Individual Training on Solaris 50, Liguria
“Thanks for the training sessions.They helped!”
Karin D. , Austria
Charter cruise on Solaris 58. August 2018, Dalmatia
“Thank you for skippering us in our holiday. We had a great time!”
Enrico A., Italy
August 2018: Delivery North Sea: 44ft One Off
“It all went well with Lennart and Thomas. Thanks again. I will call you for future plans, if this is okay. Regards Eckhard”
Eckhard B., Germany
July 2018: Delivery with owner. Bavaria 42. Kiel – Mallorca, 2.500 nautical miles, 3 weeks, Skipper and Crew of Yachtskipper.eu
“Thank you for bringing AMARA with us to the Mediterranean. We would not have made this trip alone. Everything worked out great!”
S. und M. Altmann, Club Nautico El Arenal, Mallorca
June 2018: 4 weeks charter cruise with guests on Solaris 58, Dalmatia
“We had a fantastic week onboard “Paint it Black”. Skipper Lennart was top of the line. Serious, competent and still very easy going. The boat was a thrill to sail. Rapid, responsive and stunning. A few tecnical issues were effectively handled by Lennart.”
Hans-Ole M., Norway
June 2018: Delivery Dehler 38, Hamburg-Stockholm
“Hi Rainer, we would like to send you, Tim, and Philip our greatest thanks for supporting us to bring Hedone from Wedel to Stockholm. She arrived in her new home harbour Saturday midday. Especially we would like you to know that Tim and Philip are both very talented and amazing people! We could not have wished for a better crew! Many thanks to you for identifying the fantastic crew and supporting the transport!!! With kind regards”
Zary & Malin, Stockholm, Schweden
Mai/Juni 2018: Delivery with owner, 1.800 Baltic – Amsterdam – London – Lisaboa
“Alright, thanks again, was a great trip, I was very happy with the team!”
Guido T. Sieger
April 2018: Delivery with owner, Hallberg-Rassy 49, La Spezia – Greece, 1.500 nm
“I was very satisfied with Yachtskipper.de’s work. Thank you very much for the professional help in delivering our new yacht.”
L. Jensen, Minden, North Rhine-Westphalia
October / November 2017:
Delivery Trimaran Dragonfly 35, Flensburg (Baltic)to Gran Canaria, 2,600 nautical miles
“I would like to thank you for the crossing, I benefited greatly from your expertise and found it a very interesting and enjoyable cruise.”
Dr. M. Kottmann, Basel
August 2017: Delivery North Sea, Halberg-Rassy 36
“Now that we have arrived back in our home port Breskens, I would like to thank you again for the professional execution of the delivery trip. We were able to take back our ship in better condition than I handed it over! Now we have used your services for the third time and have always been very satisfied. This is also true for this time, in which the North Sea weather – even in mid-summer – unfortunately has not played well. I can fully recommend your services and would love to come back to you next time.”
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Horst Schulte, Aachen
July 2017: Moody 33, skipper and crew, after boat purchase:
Inverness (Scotland) – Heiligenhafen, 640 nautical miles:“I really enjoyed the tour with you.”C. Feierabend, Lufthansa pilot (A 380)
June 2017: Cruise Sailing yacht: Holland-Baltic Sea:
“We would like to turn to you again to let you know that everything has gone to our absolute satisfaction. Our skipper Holger has brought us safely to our destination. Thanks for that ! Please give him our best regards!
I. and K. Strenger, Germany
July 2017: Yacht delivery Amel 54, La Coruna-La Rochelle, La Rochelle-Cuxhaven (nonstop)
“Thank you for the professional transfer of my Amel 54. You couldn’t have done that faster and more professional!”
Mr. A.F., Germany
April 2017, Yacht delivery Amsterdam – Lanzarote, Sigma 362: “We are excited! Our Sigma 362 was transferred from Lelystad to Lanzarote and arrived a week earlier than expected. Our special thanks goes to the Skipper Rainer and the great crew! The boat has not suffered any damage, things for years with us on the to do. List were quasi by the way settled, we always had contact, knew where our boat is and are simply satisfied with the extremely competent service around! Should we have a yacht transferred again, we have your number and will also pass them on to everyone who wants them with best recommendations! Great that there is still a owned company in the yachting industry !! Björn N., Lübeck / Lanzarote
Delivery of Nauticat 39 from Pembroke Dock/ Wales to Brunsbüttel for Danish Company.
„Again, many thanks for your assistance, your service and your professional work.
We were very happy to work with you.“
Knud R., Denmark
Motor Yacht Fair Stand @ BOOT Show Düsseldorf 2019
“Thank you for good help getting the stand on Boot/Düsseldorf organized!”
Best regards, S. Refsnes, SAGA BOATS, Selje, Norway
The costs of yacht deliveries are composed of several factors: for example, the wages, the operating costs of the yacht and the travel costs. We strive to keep costs to a minimum in the interests of the customer. For this purpose, we use favorable weather windows, for example, in order to make rapid progress and to minimize fuel consumption. Likewise, we also anchor at stopovers, instead of entering the port. We choose the crew strength in such a way that it makes sense both nautically and economically. For travel connections, we choose the cheapest solutions.
Optionally, a second skipper as a co-skipper, which causes additional costs, sometimes makes sense.
Always included in the price are:
- Weather and trip routing through our network.
- Nautical charts and almanacs for the passage.
- A satellite communicator for ocean cruises.
- A Crew Guarantee – If someone has to leave, we will send somebody else.
- A Skipper Guarantee – If the skipper has to leave or gets sick, we will send somebody else.
In yacht deliveries we engage experienced skippers, whom we trust and who we have personally experienced as co-skippers. These skippers must be qualified with European licenses for professional sailing. We also consider feedback from crews and customers regarding our skippers. For us, professional skippers are not just holders of sailing licenses, but all-round talents, who have both: good technical and nautical skills. Of course they also have to be good with people; they have to have an idea of how to lead a team in the 21st century.
We care for the yachts entrusted to us and strive not to have the tiniest damage on them. Fortunately we do not have to admit a bigger one. Nevertheless, with yacht deliveries, of course, something can always happen. In addition to the insurance of the yacht, our skippers are therefore equipped with a skippers liability with a coverage of up to 5 million euros, which covers the significant risks of a yacht delivery. Another important aspect in terms of safety is the careful technical check by our crew before departure. If we find any deficiencies that endanger the safe operation of the yacht delivery, we will put it off before we start.
Our skippers have many nautical miles in the wake and are used to deal with people on yachts. They have to rely on them. Just as we assess the crewmembers’ abilities before a yacht delivery, we also have a look at the training-candidates abilities and we go from there. Often we do a training passage, in which all aspects of seagoing are examined and practiced in turn. Or we focus more on single aspects: for example, harbor maneuvers, which we practice until the yacht is in control. In our yacht training, the teaching program is tailored for the candidate, which we consider to be the most efficient method to learn fast. Only professionals educate. People who use to travel a lot with yachts on real passages.
We are professional skippers who know the industry. For example, when it comes to hiring service providers such as sailmakers or engine specialists, knowledge of prices and technical experience is essential to avoid excessive billing. We also have experience in how to handle yacht equipment, create technical logbooks and know how to work off todo lists efficiently. Many questions that arise during the maintenance and operation of a yacht are coordinated and clarified within our network. In Yacht Management, we use cloud databases to integrate multiple partners.
We care for maintenance, handle shipyard stays, supervision and wash downs. Your yacht is managed professionally and always remains ready to sail. All data and services are centrally managed, so that the yacht can be moved to a new berth without any problems. We take care of the right service providers on site. Our customers range from private owners, via travel companies to corporations such as the German engine manufacturer MTU.