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What Types Of Yachts Do You Ship?

We specialize in shipping various types of yachts, including sailing yachts, racing yachts, motorboats, superyachts, and commercial boats. We handle a wide range of vessels, ensuring their safe and timely transport.

How long is the yacht loading window?

With all loadings, we give a 15-day window for shipment in which your yacht must be available. The reason for this is based on the consolidation of yachts wanting to ship from A to B during the same period. Through economies of scale we can ensure we offer customers the best rate for shipping if consolidation is an option. Secondly, until all bookings are finalised the vessel cannot be nominated. Vessel schedules can vary, requiring flexibility in loading date.

How Can I Get Started With Your Project Cargo Transport Service?

Contact our forwarding team at projectcargo@petersandmay.com or reach out to your local office to discuss how we can meet your cargo transport requirements.

What Sets Peters & May Apart In The Superyacht Transport Industry?

Our decades of experience, unwavering expertise, and unmatched attention to detail make us the industry leader.

Where Do You Operate?

Our services cover a global network, including major ports and challenging destinations.

What Is The Role Of Your In-House Technical Team?

Our in-house Technical Team plays a crucial role in ensuring the safe, efficient loading and discharge of your cargo. Comprising specialists like a Technical Superintendent and a Welding Fabricator, the team collaborates closely with our global Loadmasters. They design bespoke cradles, coordinate operations, and produce essential technical diagrams to ensure every aspect of the cargo handling meets stringent industry standards. Their expert support guarantees that our operations run smoothly and reliably, providing you with confidence throughout the transportation process.

What preparations do I need to make before the scheduled shipping date?

Before the scheduled shipping date, ensure that your yacht is properly prepared for transport. This includes securing loose items, removing personal belongings, and following any specific guidelines provided by Peters & May. Our team will guide you through the necessary preparations to ensure a smooth shipping process.

How Do I Prepare My Yacht For Shipping?

We’ll provide you with a comprehensive proposal that outlines the entire process from dockside to delivery, demonstrating the equipment and methods we’ll use. Our experts will guide you on the necessary preparations and handling of your yacht.

What Makes Peters & May The Right Choice For Yacht Shipping?

Peters & May has over 50 years of experience in international logistics and a track record of successfully transporting yachts worldwide. We offer a comprehensive service, handling everything from shipping the yacht itself to equipment, customs, and more. Our clients trust us for our commitment to excellence and passion for the industry.

Can You Handle All Types Of Racing Yachts?

Absolutely. We’re equipped to transport yachts of all sizes and classes.

Do You Offer Time-Sensitive Transport Solutions For Racing Teams?

Yes, we understand the time-sensitive nature of racing. We work closely with you to ensure your yacht arrives on schedule.

What Measures Are In Place To Ensure The Safety And Security Of My Superyacht During Transport?

We implement rigorous security measures and use equipment to safeguard your vessel throughout the journey.