Global Yacht Transport


Shipping the Ammonite Yacht


Peters & May reports the triumphant shipment of the 31.4m Southern Wind 96 sailing yacht Ammonite from Cape Town, South Africa, to Newcastle, Australia. This operation was carried out on the MV Sider Jasmin, a 138m cargo ship, signifying Peters & May’s ongoing expansion into Australian territories.

The Challenge

The task involved the transportation of Ammonite, a valuable and vulnerable high-performance yacht. Ensuring the safety and integrity of this elegant vessel, with its intricate design and sophisticated features, was paramount.

The approach

Utilizing the MV Sider Jasmin, equipped with dual 80-ton cranes, Peters & May meticulously managed the loading, shipping, and unloading processes. The team’s experience in handling yachts of this caliber was critical in overseeing and closely monitoring every stage of the shipment.

The Outcome

The yacht arrived safely in Newcastle, to the delight of Ammonite’s owner and operators. The success of this shipment is a testament to Peters & May’s expertise in yacht transportation, ensuring a smooth and damage-free operation. Captain Riccardo Benoni expressed heartfelt gratitude for the secure delivery.

The yacht’s owner and crew are extremely grateful for everyone’s incredible efforts, which resulted in a smooth and scratch-less operation.
Riccardo Benoni
Ammonite Captain

Concluding Thoughts

This case study highlights Peters & May’s capability to manage the logistics of transporting high-value yachts with precision and care, further establishing their presence in the Australian market. The company’s commitment to excellence in every shipment is reflected in the safe and successful delivery of the Ammonite.

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