Professional Yacht Deliveries Ltd

157, Telegraph Rd, Heswall, CH60 7SE Heswall
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Telephone +44 151 3421001

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Our range of products

Product categories

  • 04  Services
  • 04.03  Technical Services
  • 04.03.02  Boat-/Yachttransport/Transfers


Our products

Product category: Boat-/Yachttransport/Transfers


PYD crew relocate sailing and power vessels on short coastal passages and across the world's oceans. Our reputation for service, safety and care is recognised internationally and our long standing client base includes private clients and yacht builders worldwide

At PYD we take time to work with our clients to make sure we understand their expectations and requirements.

Our aim is to make every contract straightforward with clear pricing information and to ensure that every delivery is carried out professionally.

On delivery passages we supply a minimum of 3 crew and on trans-ocean passages, 4 or more crew depending on the vessel size and complexity .

  • Skipper: RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Ocean or Offshore qualified.  Will have sailed with PYD to be assessed by a senior PYD skipper and interviewed before selection
  • 1st Mate: RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Offshore qualified and thoroughly vetted to work as 1st Mate, normally after several passages as a deckhand
  • Deckhands: Frequently RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Offshore qualified or RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Coastal qualified
PYD skippers have sailing experience ranging from 30,000 to 400,000 nautical miles and qualifications up to MCA Master 3,000 GRT. They are carefully selected based on experience, qualifications and sea trials to become part of the PYD team. They are then allocated delivery passages and vessels to match their experience and qualifications.

PYD skippers are frequently Cruising instructors, Yachtmaster instructors, Clipper skippers or have worked as super-yacht Captains. We have skippers who specialise in delivering cruising yachts, classic yachts, aerorigs, superyachts and large motor vessels.  We also ensure that when delivering new vessels from boatyards that our skippers have the necessary experience.

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About us

Company details

Professional Yacht Deliveries Ltd (PYD) has been delivering yachts since 1995 and now relocates around 200 vessels a year round the world. We offer a professional and efficient service to make sure your yacht is delivered by the safest and most capable hands in the industry.

Whether your boat is a sailing yacht, motor vessel, super-yacht or family cruiser PYD can provide a solution to relocate your vessel. We continuously work to ensure that our standards are extremely high and that PYD is the delivery company you can trust.

What can you expect from PYD:

  • Highly experienced and professional crew
  • Care and attention for your vessel before, during and on completion of the delivery passage
  • Conservative use of sails and engines
  • 24/7 Head office support and weather information for all our delivery crew
  • Professional technical and logistics support throughout the delivery passage
  • Flexible departure dates to suit clients
  • Competitive, clear pricing with no hidden extras
  • Pick up from and delivery to anywhere in the world
  • Detailed  vessel condition reports
  • We aim to be as thorough and professional as possible in the planning and conduct of your delivery passage
  • Safety is paramount
In an average year PYD skippers and crew deliver around 200 vessels and sail around 350,000 nautical miles.  We deliver the majority of yachts  around the UK, Northern Europe and the Mediterranean . In 2016 we also completed 70 passages around the rest of the World including around 40 trans-ocean passages, on vessels up to 35 meters, across the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans.  An increasing part of our business is delivering yachts around the United States. Recent passages include regular deliveries from French Polynesia and the Hawaiian Islands to the West coasts of the US and Canada  and regular deliveries up and down the East coast and to and from the Caribbean Islands.

In recent years PYD has reached well beyond the Northern Hemisphere, with increasing numbers of boats delivered from European waters, via the Panama Canal and Pacific Islands to New Zealand and Australia. We aim to continue to develop the scope of our deliveries as our business grows from strength to strength.

PYD skippers and crew are renowned worldwide for their professionalism and the standard of service supplied to our many clients.

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