Global Yacht Transport


Guide to North America Yachting Destinations

What better way to discover diverse landscapes and rich cultures than aboard your own yacht! North America’s coastlines offer an array of experiences, whether you’re seeking a serene retreat with family, an off-the-beaten-path adventure, or a luxurious way to travel between events. With your yacht, you have the freedom and flexibility to explore the vast and varied shores of this incredible continent.

From the rugged cliffs of the Pacific Northwest to the historic ports of the Eastern seaboard, North America’s coastlines are as diverse as they are beautiful. Whether you’re drawn to the natural wonders of Alaska, the sunny beaches of California, or the charm of New England’s maritime heritage, you’ll find something to captivate your spirit.

Peters & May, as a leader in global boat transport, is here to guide you through the best of North America’s yachting destinations. Our experts have curated a list of top spots and can offer seamless yacht transportation services to take the hassle out of your travel, allowing you to focus on the enjoyment of your journey.

San Francisco Bay, California

Sail under the iconic Golden Gate Bridge and explore the bay’s scenic coastline.

San Francisco Fact File:

Currency: US Dollar

Language: English

Best time to visit: May to October

Newport, Rhode Island

Known as the sailing capital of the world, Newport offers a rich maritime history and stunning coastal views.

Newport Fact File:

Currency: US Dollar

Language: English

Best time to visit: June to August

Miami, Florida

Experience vibrant culture, beautiful beaches, and excellent sailing conditions.

Miami Fact File:

Currency: US Dollar

Language: English

Best time to visit: November to April

Closest Port: PortMiami

Vancouver Island, British Columbia

Navigate the rugged coastlines and discover the rich wildlife and serene waters of the Canadian Pacific

Vancouver Island Fact File: 

Currency: Canadian Dollar

Language: English

Best time to visit: May to September

Closest Port: Port of Vancouver

Maine Coast, New England

Explore picturesque lighthouses, quaint fishing villages, and stunning natural beauty.

Maine Coast Fact File: 

Currency: US Dollar

Language: English

Best time to visit: June to August

Closest Port: Port of Portland

Whether you’re chasing the summer breeze, planning a cozy winter escape, coordinating racing logistics, or needing event-based yacht transport, Peters & May are your go-to experts for navigating North America’s majestic waters. Our team is ready to provide tailored advice on the best yacht shipping options and pricing to suit your unique needs. Keep up with the latest by contacting your local office for up-to-date sailing schedules, or sign up for Peters & May E-news for ongoing updates.

Should our regular Carrier Sailings not align with your requirements, our experts are adept at exploring liner options, offering you the flexibility you need for your yacht transportation. Additionally, for those looking to transport their boat or Superyacht to extraordinary or distant locales, Peters & May’s bespoke sailings cater to unique global destinations. Discover the full range of our shipping solutions and the myriad destinations we serve by visiting our Shipping Destinations Guide.