Global Yacht Transport

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Racing Yacht Transport & Logistics

With world-class logistics expertise and a passion for yacht racing, we’re globally recognised as a leading yacht shipping company specialising in racing yacht transport.

Global Racing Yacht Transport Solutions

Our yacht racing transport service is tailored for the world’s most passionate sailors, teams, and event organizers. We recognize the unique demands of the racing circuit, where precision and timing are everything. With over 50 years of experience in the industry, we’re the trusted partner for high-profile race teams and major sailing events.

Our dedicated team is as passionate about the sport as you are, and they ensure your racing yacht arrives safely and on time at events such as the Americas Cup, the Admirals Cup, the Volvo Ocean Race, and the Transatlantic Race. Whether you’re a professional racing team or an enthusiastic amateur, we’re here to make sure your racing yacht gets to the starting line with the care and precision it deserves.

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Customs and VAT

With many years experience and our very own in-house Customs Manager, we are on hand to guide you through any international trade service operations, and answer any customs / VAT questions you may have.

Masts, Spares and equipment transportation

We understand the importance and recognise the unique requirements that the transportation of specialist equipment such as masts, spares and containers need. With our global contacts the team are able to provide the most cost effective and efficient solution to ensure your cargo reaches its destination within your timescales.


Our expert full time professional Loadmasters with industry approved qualifications and some with 25 years of experience in military maritime logistics deployment are at the centre of our commitment to provide a trusted and personal service.

Technical Support

Our expert Technical Support Team works alongside our Loadmasters to provide necessary overall support prior to and during all loading and discharge operations. From technical drawings to bespoke cradle designs and welding services, our team will ensure that each loading / discharge is executed safely, efficiently and to industry standards.

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What our customers say

Running the Comanche race program with our tight schedules we rely on things arriving no matter how complicated the logistics are. I have worked with Peters & May for over 10 years and they deliver every time! Whether that’s shipping the yacht, containers or customs clearance for our crew and luggage they make it easy.
Tim Hacket
Build and Shore Team Manager Comanche

Where We Operate

We operate on a global scale, ensuring that your racing yacht is where you need it to be. With a network that spans continents, we have the capability to transport your vessel to the world’s most renowned racing destinations.

Global Network for Yacht Racing:

With a global reach and extensive experience, we can get your racing yacht to virtually any destination. From the Mediterranean to transatlantic races, our network and expertise ensure that you’re ready to compete on a global stage.

Key Yacht Racing Destinations:

We specialize in transporting racing yachts to some of the most prestigious destinations in the sailing world. Our network includes stops at key racing events in Newport, Rhode Island, St. Tropez, France, and Zadar, Croatia.

Why Choose
Peters & May

Peters & May is your unrivaled choice for seamless shipping solutions. Our wealth of experience, global reach, and dedication to precision make us the preferred partner for all your shipping requirements. Our team of experts ensures your cargo arrives safely and on time, wherever your destination may be. You can trust Peters & May to deliver excellence every time. Join the ranks of satisfied customers who choose us as their trusted shipping partner.

Passion for Racing

We’re not just logistics experts; we’re passionate about the sport. This passion drives us to deliver a tailored and professional racing yacht transport service.

Deep Racing Roots

With over 50 years in the industry, we have a legacy of excellence. We’ve been a part of some of the world’s most prestigious races and have the experience to prove it.

Attention to Detail

Our team’s meticulous attention to detail ensures the secure transport of your racing yacht, so it’s ready for the next thrilling race.

Global Presence

Our worldwide network guarantees that wherever your next race is, we’re already there, prepared to transport your yacht safely.

Meet the Team

Steve Franklyn

Global Operations Manager - Racing

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  • UK - Corporate HQ

Craig Stanbury

Global Operations Director - Racing

  • Racing
  • UK - Corporate HQ

Anthony Spillebeen

Racing Division Business Consultant

  • Racing
  • UK - Corporate HQ


We offer marine cargo insurance to safeguard your yacht during transport. Our experts will guide you through the insurance options available.

Yes, we take care of all customs requirements on behalf of our clients, making the shipping process smoother and hassle-free. Our dedicated customs team provides advice and guidance on boat customs and VAT.
Getting a quote is easy. Simply reach out to us, and we’ll provide you with a comprehensive proposal tailored to your needs. Feel free to contact us at or reach out to your local Peters & May office for more information and to begin planning your next racing adventure.
We have the capacity to transport multiple yachts, making us a reliable choice for events and racing teams.
Yes, we understand the time-sensitive nature of racing. We work closely with you to ensure your yacht arrives on schedule.
Our passion for racing, extensive experience, and attention to detail distinguish us.
It’s best to contact us as early as possible to ensure a seamless logistics plan.
Yes, we handle all customs requirements, ensuring a smooth entry to the race location.

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