Global Yacht Transport

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Yacht Transport

Embark on a seamless yacht transport journey with Peters & May, with offices in Germany, Spain, Italy, France, the UK, and the USA and over 50 years of expertise, we lead the industry in international logistics services. Blending experience with innovation to deliver your prized yachts to destinations worldwide. Our comprehensive network ensures hassle-free shipping, providing tailored solutions to meet your unique needs.

Setting the Industry Standard in Yacht Transport Solutions

Peters & May, the industry’s forefront boat transport solutions provider, exceeds client expectations across the board. We handle vessels from tender-sized boats to impressive 40-meter giants.

Whether your goal is an extended cruise or attending a yachting event, our decades of experience lead us to the right transport solution, aligning with your unique needs, budget, and timeline.

Our exceptional service and vast knowledge let us tailor boat shipping solutions that meet your requirements.

We aren’t just for leisure boats; we’re experts in superyacht shipping and racing yacht transport, meeting their specialized needs with precision.

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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

Many thanks for all your help in this very time sensitive and challenging project. Great Job on everything guys, Simon you are a logistical magician.
Martin Debanks
Captain MY Spirit

Where We Operate

Peters & May operates on a global scale. With a presence in key regions across Asia, Europe, and North America, our reach extends to all corners of the world. Wherever your shipping needs may take you, Peters & May is your reliable partner, ensuring your cargo’s journey is seamless and secure, no matter the destination.

Destination Variety:

As a global leader in yacht transportation, we’ve delivered yachts to a diverse array of destinations. From the azure Mediterranean to the serene Caribbean, our clients enjoy the benefits of our expansive reach.

Global Reach

We operate from a multitude of strategic locations worldwide. Our presence spans continents, with offices in Asia, Europe, and North America, guaranteeing easy access to our services.

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 Yachts:

Our genuine passion for yachts transcends mere logistics. At Peters & May, we treat every yacht as if it were our own, ensuring the safety and care it deserves.


We’re not just a logistics company; we’re an active member of the yachting community. Our sponsorship of prestigious yachting events and regattas is a testament to our deep understanding of the unique needs of yachts and their owners.

Logistics Prowess:

Peters & May’s logistics expertise ensures that your yacht’s journey is managed with unrivaled precision. Our team is dedicated to overseeing every detail, providing the highest standard of service.

Unwavering Commitment

Peters & May’s unwavering commitment to excellence extends far beyond logistics. With us, your yacht’s transport isn’t just a service – it’s a journey of excellence.


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.

Yes, we provide tracking and monitoring services so you can stay updated on the location and condition of your yacht throughout the shipping process.

The shipping duration can vary depending on the destination, the size of the yacht, and other factors. We’ll provide you with a timeline as part of our proposal to ensure you have a clear understanding of the process.

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.

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.
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.
You can request a quote by contacting us through our website, sending an email, or calling your local Peters & May office. We’ll guide you through the process and provide a competitive quote tailored to your needs.

Safety is our top priority. We employ specialized equipment and expert teams to guarantee your yacht’s security.